Product Design Engineer

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ASSA ABLOY - North Shore - Auckland
  • New Year - New opportrunity
  • Forbes top 100 list of most innovative companies
  • NZ Manufacturing environment

We are seeking enthusiastic an innovative engineer to join our Product Development Team to create new products for the NZ and International door hardware markets.

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is a multi-national company, present in both mature and emerging markets. In New Zealand, ASSA ABLOY offers iconic flagship product brands including Yale, Lockwood, and Abloy. These brands excel by responding creatively to customer needs through innovation and quality.

Based at our Albany manufacturing site, the successful applicant will be part of a multi-disciplined team managing and developing a wide range of hardware products. Projects will be a mix of designing and launching market leading new products as well as range extensions and upgrades to existing products.

If you have over ten years’ experience as an industrial or mechanical designer and can showcase your proven technical excellence, ability to push design boundaries, problem solve and work with a team to create exceptional designs then this could be the role for you. Knowledge and use of lean product development principles, product design in metal castings, sheet metal and plastic componentry is advantageous. A proven ability to successfully project manage the product design cycle (from brief to product launch) will be essential. On the practical side, applicants should be able to create designs using SolidWorks, construct prototypes and test to required specifications.

You will also be experienced navigating ERP systems, developing costings, setting up and maintaining BOMs and ensuring project and product documentation is up to date and accurate. Excellent communication skills are essential not only when working closely with our customers, but also as you work with engineers and team members based in China.

The product development team is well supported with an onsite certified testing facility and team, prototyping resources, tooling engineers and manufacturing facilities. 

If you are looking to unlock that next step in your career in a company that thrives on innovation and design then apply now.

Applications for both roles close 29 January 2016