Mechanical Design Engineer

  • 4 Henderson Place, Onehunga, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
  • Contract

Company Description

TOMRA Food designs and manufactures sensor-based sorting machines and integrated post-harvest solutions transforming global food production to maximize food safety and minimize food loss, by making sure Every Resource Counts.

Today, TOMRA is leading the resource revolution to transform how the planet’s resources are obtained, used and reused to enable a world without waste. The company’s other business divisions comprise TOMRA Recycling, TOMRA Mining and TOMRA Collection.

TOMRA has approximately 100,000 installations in over 80 markets worldwide and had total revenues of ~10.9 billion NOK in 2021. The Group employs ~4,600 globally and is publicly listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company headquarters are in Asker, Norway.

TOMRA Food operates centers of excellence, regional offices and manufacturing locations within the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and Australasia.

Job Description

At TOMRA Food we are committed to our brand and as we continue to invest globally, we are looking for a passionate and driven Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team. Your work will be purposeful, and you will play an important part in helping the business achieve some exciting goals. You'll primarily be responsible for data entry and documentation for mechanical Bill of material (BOMs). You'll also be a key link between our Design and Production teams. Other responsibilities are as follows:

  • Working with existing AutoCAD designs to produce 3D models, assembly and manufacture drawings for our custom machines
  • Providing production documentation and customised work assembly instructions for our assembly teams
  • Supporting our customer projects team with a mix of configuration and customisation to new and existing mechanical designs and products
  • Assisting teams to find how we can improve the ways we engineer and deliver our products and solutions
  • You will be required to hit the ground running and learn our products and systems on the go
  • This is not a product development role; our team works alongside the customer projects teams to provide customers with unique solutions utilizing both our product portfolio and Engineered to Order (ETO) components.

**Please note this role is based on 18 months fixed term contract


About you: 

You’re the kind of person who is solutions focused, inquisitive and enjoys being part of a tight-knit team who like to work hard and play hard. You will also have:

  • Previous background from mechanical environment (mechanical design engineers, mechanical production engineers)
  • You'll have a practical understanding of mechanical assembly and maintenance of machinery.
  • You’ll have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Solidworks and/or have equivalent knowledge of both 2D and 3D modelling systems.
  • You describe yourself to be methodical with strong attention to detail and you’ll be proud to handover your completed work knowing nothing has been missed.

We encourage you to bring your true authentic self to work and make a positive contribution to your team and the wider business.  

Additional Information

Why work for us: 

You will have long-term career opportunities, with a globally renowned company and the following: 

  • Birthday leave - have a day off on us! 
  • Flexible working environment (Hybrid working 3 days a week in the office and 2 days from home) 
  • Onsite car parking 
  • You may also know us as the award-winning kiwi success story COMPAC or BBC, we strive for greatness and that is reflected from our history and into our future as TOMRA 
  • Global career opportunities with a strong record for promoting internally  
  • Professional training and development: We are passionate about people and seeing them succeed.   
  • We care for the planet and want to make a difference for the future 
  • Kiwisaver employer contribution paid on top of base salary

At TOMRA Food we are optimistic, bold, human and we like our people and customers to feel empowered.   

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