Quality Systems Engineer - Design

Date: Aug 25, 2023

Location: East Tamaki, NZ, 2013

Company: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd

About The Role


Product innovation has been the cornerstone of our success since 1969, when our first prototype respiratory humidifier was developed. Today, our products continue to lead the way in changing lives for people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), ensuring the best of comfort and care for our users.


As a Quality Systems Engineer - Design you will work closely with the OSA Product Development teams. You will apply your technical and quality expertise through the provision of appropriate training and guidance, quality reviews, and identification and resolution of quality issues. And you’ll actively engage with, and influence stakeholders to ensure the successful design of high-quality products that meet quality and regulatory requirements, contributing to their successful market acceptance.


Your responsibilities include leading activities related to the use of design controls and managing the implementation of our Quality Management System (QMS) to ensure quality is effectively and efficiently incorporated into product design. You may also be involved in identifying and supporting QMS improvements. Having a positive, practical attitude and willingness to collaborate are critical to your success.



Skills & Experience


  • A minimum of 2 years related work experience in either Quality Engineering, or with responsibility and/ or involvement with product design and development (such as within Research & Development)
  • Experience in a highly regulated manufacturing and design environment, with medical devices experience highly advantageous
  • A working knowledge of the regulations that apply to the medical devices industry
  • A working knowledge of statistics and process improvement tools
  • An understanding of the Quality function and its impact on the business


You will also have:

  • An ability to build strong relationships and to work collaboratively, share knowledge and act as a guiding hand to the OSA product group in regard to quality discussions.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to share complex ideas, positively influence, negotiate and challenge with respect and diplomacy.
  • Strong problem solving ability, (both through your own independent thinking and collaboration across the business) and a strong resilience when navigating problems.
  • A tertiary qualification in Science or Engineering (ideally industrial, bio-medical or mechanical)





  • Employee share purchase scheme
  • Bi-annual Profit share
  • Generous Paid Parental Leave
  • Life, Critical illness and Income Protection Insurance
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Active Social clubs & community groups
  • In-house training programs from external providers
  • Purchasing privileges for Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and Medela products
  • School holiday programme subsidy
  • Banking and Insurance discounts
  • Free Parking
  • Beautiful campus with green spaces including EV charging stations and end of trip facilities to encourage lower-impact transport choices
  • Subsidised Café’s
  • Annual Salary Review
  • High rates of internal promotion



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 apnea.


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.


Make a difference while driving your career to the next level and apply now!


We are dedicated to designing our recruitment process with care and empathy to support all candidates, regardless of identity, background, and experiences. Should you require support or adjustments during our process, please let us know at recruit@fphcare.co.nz


Requisition ID: 3856 
Posting end date: ​09/24/2023