Product Development Engineer

About The Role 

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare prides itself in its relentless pursuit of healthcare innovation and we have an opportunity to be at the forefront of this as we expand the use of one of our key therapies, Optiflow.

We are looking for versatile individuals who are passionate about problem solving and have the perseverance to change clinical practice. Your excellent communication and collaboration skills will enable you to work both within the team and across various functions, to deliver products from theoretical concepts into the hands of our customers. You enjoy product design, hands on prototyping, project management and seeing a project through from start to finish.  


Skills & Experience  


We are looking for applicants with 2-7 years of experience and a qualification in either Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering, or Product Design. You may have experience with some or all the following: 

  • New product development
  • Designing, machining and moulding prototypes
  • Injection moulding and other manufacturing methods
  • Product testing and documentation
  • Medical device regulation
  • Networking with clinicians and hospital staff



  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities  
  • Beautiful campus with green spaces 
  • Subsidised Café’s 
  • High rates of internal promotion  
  • Employee share purchase scheme 
  • Bi-annual Profit share 
  • Life, Critical illness, and Income Protection Insurance 
  • Active Social clubs & community groups  


About Us 

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of medical 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 obstructive sleep apnoea. 


We focus on nurturing a positive and inclusive culture based on trust and respect. In New Zealand, our employee-led communities, Spectra (rainbow), Manaaki (Māori) and Women in Engineering play an important role in this culture. We also have a commitment to creating a positive lasting impact on society, shown by our support of New Zealand organisations such as Diversity Works NZ, Pride Pledge and Global Women. 

Requisition ID: 3555 
Posting end date: ​28/09/2023