Jobs Listing Branding
Company InFact
Location Christchurch City, Canterbury
Listed Sat 17 Feb, 12:27 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference Manufacturing Eng
  • Internationally recognised Design Leadership
  • Globally innovative game-changing technology products
  • High performance team

InFact is awarded internationally for its game changing innovations and technology development capability having created globally successful, patented technology products for multi-national companies such as Invacare, Qualcomm and Navman.

Our design practice is specialised in the design of hi-tech product using customer centred design methodologies to deliver patented outcomes for the technically challenging and commercially focused design projects we undertake. Our commitment is to design viable, sustainable and environmentally responsible new products in collaboration with our client; entrepreneurs, technology manufacturers and research groups.

We have a dynamic team of exceptionally talented designers and engineers who love the wide variety of technology projects we are privileged to be part of. We have fun and ensure that every day is a rewarding and meaningful one.

We are entering a growth phase and are seeking a talented manufacturing and procurement engineer/manager. You would be working as part of our high-performance team, reporting to our Design Manager, helping bring hi-tech prototypes through DFM to production implementation and support.

This role requires an experienced, trusted, hands-on professional who can demonstrate a high level of knowledge and skill in high-technology product manufacturing and procurement for high volume production.

An excellent salary package will be negotiated with the successful candidate, based on skills and experience.

To be considered for this position a successful applicant will have strong abilities:

To be considered for this position a successful applicant will have strong abilities:

  • Form collaborative working relationships with contract manufacturing teams internationally
  • Bring people together in agile teams to deliver on productionisation outcomes
  • Fit well with the InFact culture
  • Extensive experience with SMT production and high volume management systems
  • Procurement skills for sourcing and purchasing components and suppliers
  • Management for on schedule shipping and delivery of procured supplies
  • Project management skills for bringing complex high-tech product designs to production
  • Hands on knowledge project management tools – Liquid Planner
  • Serve as a technical authority in making production engineering decisions
  • Develop systems within the business for efficient transition of designs into production
  • Manage mitigation's for process related issues
  • Hands on build of pre-production product
  • Represent the BOM cost line throughout a development process to ensure COGs are met
  • Manage commercial aspects of supplier relationships

Softer skills that we value highly as an organisation are:
  • Passion for excellence
  • Native skills to resolve design and technical problems
  • Team player attitude and preparedness to develop, learn and actively seek out opportunities
  • Ability to take responsibility, communicate recommendations, and deliver solutions
  • Excellent written, verbal communications and project documentation skills
  • Ability to deliver high-value solutions to customers
  • Deep knowledge of production processes - from concept and spec level through to production-tested product
  • Ability to form an integral part of a multi-disciplinary development/delivery team
  • Ability to balance priorities and remain flexible and outcome-focused under pressure

If you are excited about joining us on our journey then please email us your covering letter and CV.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.