Senior Manufacturing Automation Engineer

Great opportunity for a hands-on Automation Engineer who thrives on working in a technically challenging role.


Our purpose of improving care and outcomes through inspired and world-leading healthcare solutions isn't just a slogan that we put on the wall: it is a belief and a vision that guides us every day. There is an uncompromising way we do business here with ethics, integrity and care.


But it's not by accident because it's been built that way. Our culture is intentional. It's care by design. Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices, exporting to over 120 countries globally.


We are looking for an exceptional engineer to join our Process Development Team and help us in designing and implementing complex production equipment, with a strong focus on manufacturing automation. You will enable us to transition existing designs from prototype to semi or fully-automated production equipment.


With your solid experience, you feel comfortable sharing your knowledge, mentoring others and be responsible of independently driving the deliverables with the right balance of creative thinking and deadline focus.

We are a team that supports mentorship and learning, we value your ideas and self-motivated approach.


Areas of expertise/skills required:


  • Knowledge of machine design, manufacturing automation, commissioning and validation process.
  • CAD modelling
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy hands-on problem solving
  • Report writing and documentation
  • Machine safety design experience and knowledge of AS/NZ 4024 or equivalent international standard


You have a Mechatronics/Mechanical degree or equivalent, with 5+ years' relevant development experience.


Fisher & Paykel Healthcare acknowledges its people through a comprehensive range of benefits, career opportunities and a great working environment. Its expansive four-building campus is close to the motorway in Highbrook, East Tamaki, in Auckland. Facilities include park-like grounds, in-house cafeterias, ample carparks and spacious work areas.  The company is committed to environmental sustainability, providing staff with electric vehicle charging stations as well as shower and changing facilities to encourage lower-impact transport choices. 


Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer that values workplace diversity.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer who wants to make a difference with the products they help make.  Apply today!



Requisition ID: 703 
Posting end date: ​21/08/2022​​