Senior Mechanical Test Engineer

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New Zealand Skills in Demand are seeking qualified Senior Mechanical Test Engineers for roles in Christchurch.   

Their client is the fastest growing inverter company in the world. By combining the power of solar energy and the proven advantages of communications technology, they make solar power systems productive, reliable, smart and safe - increasing the energy harvest of solar panels by up to 25 percent. Their microinverter system is profoundly changing the way solar systems function, and as a result, changing the solar industry itself.

The Role:

  • Creation of test plans that will ensure their products meet all international certification requirements as well as tougher internal requirements.

  • Execution, analysis and report generation of test plans

  • Co-ordination and creation of tests and test fixtures as required

  • Interfacing with external test houses in multiple countries

  • Interfacing with mechanical engineers at multiple engineering sites around the world


What you will need:

  • BE Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (E.g. NZCE).

  • 5+ years in the testing of electronic products.

  • Experience with providing detailed drawings for manufacture.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite; including: MS Word Excel, Powerpoint.

  • Ability to legally work in New Zealand and travel internationally as required.

  • Ability to read and understand international specifications.


Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working in a high-volume manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with interacting with international vendors.

  • Working knowledge of heat transfer and thermal management.

  • 3+ years experience with 3D solid modelling with a preference for Solidworks.


NZ Skills in Demand help you by preparing you and your documents for the NZ marketplace, before putting you forward to willing and able employers at the RIGHT time. This negates the need for you to take a scatter-gun approach with your CV, or (in most cases) having to worry about flying to NZ for interviews. Best of all, they are a free service!

Get in touch with Ammar Yousef at NZ Skills in Demand today and get started on your journey. 

1. Email with your CV

2. Fill out our free initial evaluation form for us to assess you eligibility for a NZ Visa.

3. Attend a Seminar or Webinar with This is New Zealand