Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineer

Looking to further your career in Engineering with a focus on mechanical design? Want to work for a company that touches people’s lives? Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is hiring!

Are you a dynamic problem solver with an already established array of mechanical CAD design & analytical skills, wanting to further your career? We are looking for engineers to join our growing multi-disciplinary team that delivers world class manufacturing solutions.


The Role & You:

Your obvious passion for engineering will shine through whilst using your skills to design & develop efficient, innovative manufacturing equipment and production lines. We value your experience and ideas. This is an opportunity to share your knowledge, help grow our juniors & develop yourself even further within our fast turnaround project environment. Each project gives you exposure to new equipment and designs while growing your skills as a Mechanical Engineer:


  • Your excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills allowing you to work alongside, influence, engage & coordinate internal stakeholders & external suppliers
  • Your attention to detail and organisational skills, with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously whilst dealing with changing requirements
  • You’ll have the ability to work effectively within our project teams, whilst being able to demonstrate a proactive and positive problem-solving approach and attitude.
  • Your practical preference will be satisfied within our model & fabrication shops filled with all the latest technologies (CNC’s to water & laser cutters, top of the range 3D printing technologies and everything in between).
  • You are passionate about your career development, technically minded, interested in technology, a dynamic problem solver and you love to understand how things work and why


What’s In It For You:

We are world leaders in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices and export to over 120 countries globally - we develop products that help people, and we are proud of it!!! 

Being part of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare means being part of a large team with diverse backgrounds and experience, cultivating a culture that empowers individuals to make the right decisions for the patients of our devices.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare acknowledges its people through a comprehensive range of benefits, career development, inhouse training, equal opportunities, supportive & social culture, awesome working environment & great work-life balance. 

Its expansive four-building campus is close to the motorway in Highbrook, East Tamaki, in Auckland. Facilities include park-like grounds, in-house subsidised cafeterias, ample carparks, and spacious work areas and meeting rooms. 

We are committed to environmental sustainability, providing staff with electric vehicle charging stations as well as shower and changing facilities to encourage lower-impact transport choices. 


You Have:

  • A Mechanical / Mechatronics (or similar) degree
  • Proficient at 3D CAD, with exposure to Solidworks being a plus
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Documentation & report writing skills essential
  • Relationship building skills
  • Effective presentation, oral, and written business communication skills
  • Be comfortable working autonomously by managing own time and workload, as well as part of a high functioning team
  • Exposure to mechanical equipment design, implementation, testing & validation very beneficial
  • Detail orientated & highly organised with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously whilst dealing with changing requirements


Our Team:

Our almost 100 strong Process Development team is responsible for the design, development & implementation of special purpose manufacturing lines to produce our products. Bespoke equipment ranges from manual insertion jigs to fully automated production lines with integrated testing platforms using state-of-the-art technologies. 


We are diverse enough to bring a wide range of perspectives and expertise to every challenge, creating resourceful, smart solutions from our collective experience and insights. We believe that key to our success is the teamwork and collaboration. Working along-side other experienced engineers, you will further grow your mechanical knowledge and experience.


We are project based with fast turnaround; every day providing you with new challenges and variety within your role. A day in the life of a Process Development Engineer includes:

  • Collaboration with product development teams to ensure process capability, design for manufacture and assembly.
  • Engaging with operations engineers (who manage production lines), maintenance technicians, production staff, quality engineers and more. This collaborative approach help refine manufacturing line requirements & designs and ensures that your equipment design intent has been transferred to all stakeholders.
  • Design, testing, design!. See your interactive CAD designs come to life within our in-house prototyping labs using water jet cutters, CNC mills, CNC lathes, 3D printers, laser cutters, welders and more
  • High quality external fabrication & wiring after which you assist with final assembly and commissioning, seeing your designs being rolled out into production as world class equipment.
  • Along the way documentation plays a large part in ensuring that we send out safe products to patients around the world. From capturing your equipment performance through test reports & performance analysis, operating and technical manuals, through to quality risk control documentation ensuring that our equipment and products are safe.


If you’re looking for a supportive team, career growth and new lifestyle where creativity and culture are key, not just a job then this is the opportunity for you!!!


Requisition ID: 327 
Posting end date: ​01/09/2022​​