Systems Specialist - (ECAD Focus)

About the company

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.


About our Digital function

The Digital function at F&P is positioned to deliver strategic initiatives in support of our organisational growth aspirations.

We have over 130 people in the team, spread across strategic functions such as Project Delivery, Operations & Service Delivery, Cyber Security and Data Analytics.

At any given time, we have over 40 large digital initiatives underway spanning across a wide range of diverse and leading-edge technologies.


About the role

We are seeking a skilled and motivated System Specialist to join our Business Solution team and play a key role in implementing and supporting R&D systems, with a specific focus on PCB data using Electronic Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) tools which are integrated into a broad range of engineering functions and processes.


As part of this role, you will:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to investigate and execute the technical selection of newly released applications and infrastructure to support to R&D activities.
  • Assist with determining and communicating best practices to ensure the highest quality and suitability.
  • Support the continued operation and maintenance of business systems.
  • Assist with system design and validation (SDLC), including change management activities.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as testing, patching, and upgrading to ensure systems are current, secure, and stable.


About you

You will fit in well here if:

  • You have a genuine interest in using R&D software and exploring its capabilities to drive innovation and efficiency in design processes.
  • You like to assist others in fixing their problems and enjoy providing support to help them succeed.
  • You have a meticulous approach to problem-solving and pay attention to even the smallest details.
  • You thrive in a collaborative team environment and can effectively communicate and collaborate with colleagues from various disciplines.

We will expect you to have:

  • Engineering degree majoring in Electrical and Electronics, Mechatronics, Mechanical, or similar.
  • Experience with ECAD software such as Altium Designer, PADS, or similar.
  • Understanding of electrical schematics, PCB layout design, and manufacturing processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Desirable: Previous experience in product development/electrical design.

To be successful in this role, you will have considerable interest to grow in the following areas:

  • Continuous learning mindset and a passion for staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends
  • Implementing and supporting COTS solutions
  • System development lifecycle(s) (SDLC) and processes


Our successful applicant will need a well-rounded technical skill set and the ability to flourish within a team-driven environment, to ensure the service to our internal customers is delivered to the highest standards. Prior experience of projects in a regulated work environment such as oil & gas, aerospace, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, food manufacturing would be advantageous as well as experience in a large multi-disciplinary environment.


If this sounds like you, apply now and enjoy the challenge and reward of improving solutions that satisfy our internal customers and deliver overall business success