Operations Engineer


We are looking for a highly talented individual to join our Respiratory and Acute Care Maintenance team as an Equipment Reliability Engineer

As an Equipment Reliability Engineer, the primary focus of this role is to ensure that there is high level of Equipment Reliability support provided to our production teams. 


This includes:

  • Reviewing manufacturing and equipment performance data to initiate Equipment reliability improvement project proposals and to feed into continuous improvement projects. Preparing CAPEX recommendations to support production value stream projects decision making.
  • Providing daily mentoring to the Equipment Maintenance technicians on specific technical disciplines to reduce equipment breakdowns
  • Leading root cause analysis on problems, ensuring that any issues are contained, resolving issues and implementing long term solutions
  • Documenting equipment baseline measurement to maintain equipment stability and minimizing production downtime. 
  • Maintaining and monitoring the health and safety aspects of the equipment operation and maintenance.


To be successful, you will have:

  • A relevant qualification in a Mechanical / Electronic / Electro-Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • 5-10 years' experience in maintaining, diagnostic and repairing of electromechanical / automated manufacturing equipment. Graduates with high level of aptitude are encouraged to apply.
  • Mechanical aptitude in pneumatic & hydraulic systems & working with PLCs for fault-finding purposes
  • The ability to interpret complex electrical schematics / mechanical drawings
  • Exposure to a Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills


Who we are…

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of products and systems for use in respiratory care, acute care, and the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Our products and systems are sold in over 120 countries worldwide. We thrive on employing the best people for the job and in return providing great opportunities for career development. At FPH you can make a difference, not only by helping to deliver life-enhancing therapies to people around the world, but also by helping us become a great company.


Make a difference - apply today!