Solutions Engineer

Our client is a high end customised solution design, manufacture, and commissioning company, specialising in mechanical, automation and robotic production machinery. They work throughout New Zealand and internationally with a global customer base providing customised solutions using the latest technology to optimise production.

With growth and expansion comes the need for additional people and we are looking for a Solutions Engineer to join the Christchurch based team.

The Role
You will be responsible for identifying the clients’ needs and preparing and presenting bespoke manufacturing design solutions.

This is not a sales role, but by understanding the clients’ needs and designing the bespoke solution to meet these needs, you will be making the sale!

Specifically, you will:

  • Develop bespoke design solutions
  • Prepare and present on proposals
  • Strengthen key customer relationships
  • Assist with project negotiations
  • Report on project sales, status updates and future potential prospects

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification (Mechanical Engineering / Product Developer)
  • At least 5 years’ design experience, preferably with mechanical and automation systems
  • Experience working with sheet metal press tooling design would be beneficial
  • Proven proficiency with SolidWorks is required

Personally, you will have excellent communication skills, be outgoing and a proven people person who enjoys interacting with clients and building relationships.

With a global customer base international travel is a requirement for this role.

Why Apply?
This is a company with plenty of work and plenty of opportunities and with a global customer base, this role comes with the opportunity to travel internationally and work with highly reputable international companies. The company values succession planning and if you prove yourself there are career advancement opportunities. This role comes with a highly competitive salary, all of the tools of the trade, and potential rewards.

Apply now
If you have the proven design and people skills, need a new challenge, and desire an opportunity further afield, let’s talk.

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