Experienced Product Development Engineer

  • Are you an experienced Product Development Engineer looking to step up?
  • Want to work for a company making a difference to patient outcomes globally?
  • Join a dynamic product team with exciting development opportunities


About the Role

Are you a hands-on, experienced engineer, keen to take a new project right through from beginning to end?

Our team is applying a start-up mentality to developing, prototyping and delivering exciting new products in our Surgery business, to treat more patients and improve their care and outcomes.  It is a dynamic, fast moving team focused on learning, adapting quickly and delivering.


What you need to be successful

We're looking for an experienced engineer, who has proven skills solving tough technical challenges, designing products and seeing them through to manufacture and commercial release.  You'll have a good balance between developing a deep understanding of theory and science and defaulting to action and testing / prototyping.  You'll be working in a multi-disciplinary team, collaborating to tackle hard problems with ambitious timeframes.  You enjoy mentoring other team members and watching them develop.


Other skills you'll possess include:

  • Degree in Engineering (Electronics, Embedded/Software or Mechatronics) and 4+ years' experience
  • Analog and digital design, including sensors
  • Embedded Software development
  • Rapid prototyping and testing of software and electronics
  • Providing technical mentorship to other team members


What would be a bonus, but not essential is:

  • Medical device (or related industry) experience advantageous, but not essential  
  • PCB layout design experience
  • An understanding or experience in plastics design / prototyping
  • Has an interest or experience in the clinical and therapeutic side of products


What's in it for you?

Fisher and Paykel Healthcare is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices, exporting to over 125 countries globally.  We are proud to develop innovative products that help people.

Aside from working for one of New Zealand's largest companies, doing meaningful work with some excellent people, we do have a few other things to bring to the table!


We have a large 40hectare campus with state of the art buildings, expansive green spaces, lakes and a few species of wildlife that like to call us home. Every building has at least one cafeteria offering subsidised meals, along with barista made coffees at a price so low we dare not say them!

As a permanent employee with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare you will receive life insurance, income protection insurance and critical illness cover. We also have employee benefits such as a profit sharing bonus, share purchase scheme and competitive discounts with some our approved partners for appliances, personal technology and banking products.


We believe in investing in our people so we also have an excellent learning and development team that offer on-site and virtual development opportunities. We have a structured annual remuneration review process and defined career pathways to ensure you can grow with the business!


If you want to work for an organisation that makes a difference in the world, apply now.