Jobs Register Log In


A locally owned success story, this company remains 100% New Zealand owned with the vast majority of their products exported.  Within their industry sector, they are recognised as being a world leader in innovation and delivery of innovative high-technology turnkey equipment and solutions.



The core focus of this newly created role is to create a fun, motivated team and the continued design of World Class Products.

This is a key "hands on" technical leadership role for this organisation, which places a strong emphasis on keeping its products at the forefront of its global market.  You will be leading a team consisting of consisting of mechanical design, control systems, technical writing and engineering support staff.

This role has arisen to create a greater focus on product design and lifting the talented design team to the next level.  You will have a strong focus on the design of the products from the ground up, recognising any potential design flaws before and during the build.  



We are looking to identify either an existing Design Manager or a Senior Design Engineer with strong people skills ready for a management role.  

Ideally you will have a number of the following attributes:

  • Leadership capability
  • Strong mechanical machinery design capability
  • Knowledge of neumatics
  • Knowledge of automation for machinery with the ability to provide direction to the automation design team.
  • Design for Manufacturing process knowledge
  • Understanding of ERP data links to/from CAD software
  • Exposure to R&D, pointing to successful design of next generation products
  • Commercially Focused


For a confidential discussion, please contact Richard Foster on 03 379 7002 or 021 85 45 45. Alternatively, to submit an application press the APPLY button and follow the steps, include your CV as an attached Microsoft Word document.

Please note, most New Zealand employers will only make job offers following face-to-face interviews. Applicants need to be living in New Zealand and have the relevant work visas. If you do not meet these requirements we may not acknowledge your enquiry.

Engineering • Manufacturing • Electronics • IT&l;T • Infrastructure • Construction • Architecture
Documents related to this job:

Team Lead - Mechanical Design
New Zealand
Christchurch - City ~ Canterbury
Job Group:
Job Classification:
CEO / Managing Director