Process Development Engineer - OSA

We have an exciting opportunity within our OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnoea) Process Development Team.


Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of respiratory humidification devices, exporting to over 120 countries globally. We are an iconic New Zealand company with a consistent growth strategy ensuring an expanding range of innovative devices for use in respiratory care, acute care and the treatment of OSA. We are proud to make products that help people. 


About the role 

This process development engineering role is an opportunity to apply your knowledge and ability to innovate to solve real-world problems in medical device manufacturing. The role will develop your equipment design, documentation writing & interpersonal skills allowing you to gain important industry and professional knowledge whilst working along-side experienced engineers as your mentors.


In this role you will collaborate with other engineers to establish manufacturing requirements for our OSA products, and then follow through to design, fabricate, assemble and commission new equipment. Throughout the process you will need to document and test your design to demonstrate how it will meet the manufacturing requirements.


About you

You have:

  • A formal engineering qualification (ideally majoring in mechanical or mechatronics)
  • 0-3 years of work experience (ideally with skills which are transferable or were learned in the medical manufacturing sector)
  • Familiarity with CAD (ideally SolidWorks)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Practical hands-on ability (prototyping, CNC machining, moulding, extrusion, etc.)
  • Foundational knowledge of statistics
  • Competence with time management, prioritisation and working to deadlines
  • Proficiency in technical report writing – clear documentation is a key part of medical device manufacturing
  • Excellent computer skills (including Microsoft; Word, Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • A willingness to learn new skills


Our company & culture

Our success is due to a supportive and friendly culture that fosters innovation and an achievement driven and focused team. We offer great benefits and a commitment to developing our employees.


Whether you are a recent engineering graduate or somebody with a couple of years of experience under your belt, we would be keen to hear from you as we can modify the role slightly to suit your skillset.


Apply today to hear more about how you can be part of the team.  Please enclose a cover letter with your application and if you are a recent graduate please include your university transcript.



Requisition ID: 1767 
Posting end date: ​12/07/2022​​