Mechanical Design Engineer

Our client, part of a global group that distribute throughout New Zealand and internationally, designs, manufactures, and distributes heavy industry earthmoving attachments for construction, demolition, quarrying and mining industries.

With plenty of work and continual growth, they have a need for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their Tauranga based team.

The Role

You will be responsible for the research, design and upkeep of new and existing products.

Specifically, you will:

  • Research and design products
  • Undertake FEA work
  • Produce product design drawings and BOMs
  • Liaise with suppliers and customers and provide technical support

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Be a tertiary qualified Mechanical Engineering (BE Mech preferred)
  • Have at least 5 years’ design engineering experience, preferably within heavy industry
  • Be proficient working with Solid Edge preferred (or SolidWorks / Inventor)
  • Be proficient with GD&T and the manufacturing process

Personally, you will have excellent communication skills, have attention to detail, and be a proven team player committed and motivated to completing work in an accurate and timely manner.

Apply now

This is a great opportunity with a company in growth mode that has continued to grow even during the difficult COVID times. With new purpose-built premises and a great team environment, success is recognised and rewarded and a ‘good time – work hard’ atmosphere exists. Remote working is recognised and self-improvement is encouraged.

On offer is a highly competitive salary, with extras, not to mention the prospect of working within a proactive organisation, and then there is Tauranga – beach, sun and adventure.

If you have the proven project engineering skills, need a new challenge, and desire an opportunity further afield, let’s talk.

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