Masport - R&D Engineer
New Zealand

About the Company

Masport is an iconic down under brand that is a highly respected manufacturer and distributor of outdoor garden and lifestyle products, universally recognized and trusted throughout Australia and New Zealand and they have an opportunity for a Research & Development Engineer to work with their NZ Engineering team.

About the Role

You will be tasked with improving our current product designs as well as undertaking research and development on potential new product offerings. You will also be the point of call for any engineering related issues raised by our customer services team and lead the investigation into the root cause.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Proven R&D experience in outdoor garden products or tools, lifestyle products, and/or similar industries
  • Experience of prototyping using workshop machinery and tools
  • Ability to make prototypes and generate CAD to support design drawings for our suppliers
  • Track record of running successful R&D projects and delivering on targets
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Experienced in coaching and mentoring staff and not afraid to get your hands dirty, muck in with a can-do approach and attitude
  • Love of BBQs and culinary creations, power garden equipment, sweet-looking lawns, and gardens… this is a bonus!

What's in it for you:

  • Work for an amazing company that looks after its people, the staff tenure rate at Masport is extremely impressive
  • The opportunity to relocate to New Zealand and enjoy the relaxed lifestyle and a temperate climate, where you are never too far from a beach, bike trail, or national park.
  • The opportunity to develop the next big thing in garden products and shape the future of Masport products.

Applications to:

Stuart Macpherson

Closing Date: Friday, 10 June 2022