Product Development Engineer

About the Company:
Our client is a New Zealand owned technology-leading company developing the next generation of surgical reconstruction medical devices that offer significant advantages over existing products and practices.  With solid investment behind them and an established management team of experienced and respected professionals, the company is moving forward in commercialising their products.  Based in Palmerston North in the scenic Manawatu, the company offers great work/life balance in a location with affordable housing and a commute that big city dwellers can only dream about.

About the Role:
This is a newly created role, and a great career opportunity for an experienced Product Development Engineer to support the design and development activities for the company’s product pipeline. You will report to the CTO and collaborate with cross-functional teams to implements efficient, scalable, and cost-effective solutions. Your responsibilities include a variety of tasks across product development, product realisation, risk management, usability, quality, and health and safety.
As you are joining the company in its very early stages, you’ll have a real impact on the company’s future and upcoming success. This role is permanent, full-time (40 hours per week, Monday to Friday).

About You, the Candidate:
This role would suit someone who is looking to further develop their career, enjoys a challenge, is self-motivated, and is excellent at collaborating with others.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, experience, and characteristics:  

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering or a related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role in pharmaceuticals or medical devices.
  • Risk management experience.
  • GDP experience.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workload.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Happy to be based in Palmerston North (essential).

In return our client offers a competitive salary package, flexibility with work from home/hybrid working and the opportunity to develop your career as the business rapidly grows.
This role pays $80-120K but is highly dependant on experience. Most candidates will sit in the $85-110K range.

If you are an experienced Product Development Engineer with relevant industry experience and an interest in living in Palmerston North, apply now by clicking on the relevant APPLY button.
For a confidential enquiry, please contact Olivia Lawrence at or 049160536.