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HamiltonJet have a range of vacancies 

current vacancies

We would like to hear from the following people, with the relevant qualifications and experience:

 

SENIOR HYDRAULIC / MECHANICAL ENGINEER – NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

 

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our new product design team. 

This is an exciting opportunity to lend your engineering expertise to new product design solutions on waterjet development projects and to conduct research into new technologies.  We are looking for candidates who can undertake the detailed design and analysis of hydraulic systems, components and assemblies whilst maintaining a strong focus on creating a market leading product. 

The successful candidates will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in mechanical engineering

  • At least 10 years relevant experience in machinery design

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the design and specification of Hydraulic systems

  • An understanding of manufacturing processes

  • The ability to work equally well in a team or independently

  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytical skills

  • Experience with mechanical CAE techniques.

Applications should be made via e-mail to careers@hamjet.co.nz quoting reference number SHE1802.

All applications must include a covering letter and CV.

Candidates for this position must be able to validate NZ residency or NZ work visa.

 

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

We have an opportunity for an experienced New Product Development Manager to join our Technical Services team.

This is an important technical and people leadership role where you will be responsible for the design and development of Hamilton Jet’s waterjet and servo-hydraulic control system products through the application of validated knowledge and design methods.

You will be working within a cross-functional and project driven environment which requires strong collaboration and influencing skills and a highly results orientated approach. Leading a team of Engineers and CAD professionals you will be responsible for applying Knowledge Driven Product Development principles to govern, direct and assure the integrity of all current and future design outcomes.  Combined with commercial acumen and experience in a manufacturing organisation you will effectively drive successful product commercialisation and play a critical part in the continued commercial success of the Hamilton Jet brand.

This is an exciting opportunity to lend your engineering expertise to new product design solutions on waterjet development projects and to conduct research into new technologies.  We are looking for candidates who can undertake the detailed design and analysis of hydraulic systems, components and assemblies whilst maintaining a strong focus on creating a market leading product. 

To be successful in this role you will require;

  • Graduate / Post Graduate level qualifications in Mechanical Engineering and/or related fields.

  • Extensive product design and development expertise including direct and sustained involvement with modern design, analysis and validation techniques.

  • At least five years directly relevant experience leading technical teams within a product development environment, ideally utilising Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

  • Experience in defining strategically aligned product requirements and the execution of research and product development programmes within the mechanical arena.

  • An industry background in marine propulsion, transportation or industrial machinery would be highly regarded, as would experience with products utilising low volume cast and machined components.

  • Strong communication and influencing skills.

Applications should be made via e-mail to careers@hamjet.co.nz quoting reference number NPM1803

All applications must include a covering letter and CV.

Candidates for this position must be able to validate NZ residency or NZ work visa.