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Senior Systems and Applications Engineer



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  • Control Systems for Safety Critical Product
  • Be the ‘bridge’ between sales, marketing, design and production
  • Outstanding opportunity to work with the best
What’s in it for me?
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who will enjoy the challenge of acting as a ‘bridge’ between the sales & marketing, design engineering and production teams. This is a dynamic workplace environment where you will contribute to the design, development and delivery of cutting edge, highly technical control systems. You will be joining an iconic company who have world renowned reputation for their product and for technical excellence.

What would I be doing?
Within a multi-disciplinary engineering team you’ll be co-ordinating the control system applications behind safety critical products, promoting collaboration across teams and driving success. You will be managing system applications, training users, developing system requirements and assisting with system and module architecture.

Specific duties will include:
  • Assessing new or unique configurations that need technical evaluation.
  • Undertaking safety analysis on initial designs and concepts using specific guidelines.
  • Using proven tools and methods to develop system requirements specifications such as user stories, use cases, SWOT analysis, wireframe and hierarchical requirements lists.
  • Maintaining a strong customer and applications focus (servicing, maintenance, product life cycle, product reliability, ease of installation) in all design specification activities and ensure all known current product problems are considered during new product specifications.
  • Assisting with the detailed design of the system and module architecture - both physical & software.
  • Managing applications suitable for control systems.
  • Creating the control system interface schematics.
  • Releasing Engineering Changes Notice (ECN) for each application.
  • Co-ordinating the ordering process ensuring the correct systems and processes are being employed.
  • Identifying useful configurations that can be considered for standard configurations.
  • Training field support staff on how the controls system are used and supported.

What do I need?
We seek an Engineering degree qualified candidate with a minimum of 5 years experience in applications or systems engineering. You will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of applications engineering, control systems and how control systems can be applied. You’ll need to be able to work with and across multiple teams, have excellent communication, problem solving, multi-tasking and time management skills.

Candidates will be required to interview in Christchurch and should hold work rights for New Zealand.

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