Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Our client is a design fabricator in the medium o heavy engineering space and are growing fast. They are involved in many industries from forestry to manufacturing and everything in between. With a full order book and more work coming in, they need to add a Senior Mechanical Designer to their Christchurch team.
The job.
Our new Senior Mechanical Designer will carry out design work to provide clients with solutions to their problems, across a wide range of sectors. This will involve:

  • Meeting with clients to ascertain their actual needs
  • Designing ‘solutions’ from both a library of existing products and from scratch, when required
  • Assisting in the sourcing and procurement of products for your design

As a senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you’ll know what else is likely to be involved.
The person.
Our new Senior Mechanical Design engineer will:

  • Hold a Bachelors or Masters qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Have at least 10 years’ experience in designing solutions from scratch (Preferably with experience in the design of bulk handling equipment.)
  • Have the ability to work with sub-contractors and equipment suppliers
  • Be highly skilled in 3D CAD (AutoCAD, Inventor and potentially SolidWorks)

You will be analytical and versatile in your approach and keen to deliver practical solutions to problems. You will be a good communicator at all levels, a people person, have excellent English language skills, written and verbal and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
You will also need to undertake travel to clients’ sites on occasion, so will need a full, clean NZ driver’s license.
If you have the skills and enjoy versatility, this Christchurch based role will interest you.
To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, or alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact Daniel Hopkins on 04 282 1563 or email