Mechanical Engineer


Mechanical Engineer

Design Energy Ltd
  • Christchurch, New Zealand


We will help you develop your skills and experience and grow your career:

We will customise a bespoke training and experience plan to support your engineering development. This will comprise modules of learning and dedicated ‘one on one’ time with the company’s founder and MD Mike Shatford as well as other key engineers. Gaining exposure and insight to key information, views and various project stages to help round out your expertise, whatever that looks like for you.

We value your work/life blend and Wellbeing:

Our team members have a wide variety of interests outside of work. Anything and everything that takes advantage of the amazing natural surroundings that we enjoy in the Canterbury region. We recognise and support the importance of our employees enjoying a healthy balanced lifestyle. In addition, you will have 24 hours access to the amazing Mint Gym situated right next door to our office. Unlock your fitness potential with their boutique membership and gain access to state-of-the-art facilities, diverse workout options, and a supportive fitness community.

Have a career with real impact:

We're on a growth curve but have a management structure where it's easy for you to have input and for your ideas to be heard. We operate in a collaborative, high trust environment focused on continuously improving both our automated solutions and the efficiency of our systems and processes. There's lots of opportunity to make a positive impact, adding identifiable value to our customers whilst improving the overall productivity of New Zealand industry.

What will you be doing?

The Mechanical Engineer will play a central role in the engineering team. You will be working closely with a team of specialists covering various disciplines including mechanical, electrical, control systems and robotics. So, the opportunity to continue broadening your experience and exposure across these areas very much exists and you will be supported with a thorough introduction to our products, systems, clients, and ways of working. Whilst you will be involved in the full project life cycle of industrial robotic systems development the primary focus of your role will be to take the customers’ bespoke requirements and engage your engineering experience to develop a full engineering concept design both confidently and accurately.

What will you need to be successful?
• Experience (5+ years) in automated factory machinery/materials handling or dynamic mechanical systems
• A relevant engineering qualification
• Confidence to engineer complex and bespoke designs
• Experience supporting projects across the full ‘turn-key solutions’ lifecycle
• Desire to work in a small, highly collaborative engineering team environment
• Proficient with 3D CAD (ideally SolidWorks)
• Ability to live and work in Christchurch, New Zealand
• The legal rights to work in New Zealand- We are not looking to sponsor a work visa on this occasion.

What now?

Read more about Design Energy here -

Or contact Matt Love-Smith (call/txt/WhatsApp) on +64 (0)221017007 for an informal and discreet enquiry.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree


Category : Mechanical Engineer
Posted : December 4, 2023
Salary : N/A

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