Senior Design Engineer – Mechanical

We are on the lookout for a Senior Design Engineer to join our project delivery team based in our Dunedin office.

You are a passionate experienced person who thrives on delivering future focused quality projects using the latest technology.

You understand everyone is different and a black and white approach to leadership is ineffective.

You will help foster a liveable and inclusive place where people can come to discover and realise the best possibilities for their business, their projects and themselves. You love exploring ideas and finding a better way.

Personal development and growth is a continual journey, you love improving your skills and self-awareness.


  • Minimum of 10 years industry experience
  • A Bachelor of Engineering or similar is an advantage
  • Experience with AutoCad/ Inventor or similar
  • Experience with Revit an advantage
  • The ability to interface and build a rapport with a variety of people
  • Successful applicants will be autonomous, have enthusiasm to learn and contribute across all aspects of what we do
  • Those who join Wiley have a passion for quality, integrity, future focus, a sense of community and exhibit behaviour that empowers those they work with

The role

  • Concept and detailed mechanical design
  • Process layout design and specifications
  • Familiarity with process equipment design
  • Food processing industry knowledge an advantage
  • Ability to demonstrate sound technical and detailing skills
  • Assist in the preparation of project cost submissions
  • Practical knowledge of equipment installation and commissioning
  • Understanding of and ensuring compliance with the safety requirements involved with equipment design, installation and commissioning
  • Understanding of equipment controls and automation, and the ability to prepare functional descriptions would be advantageous
  • Ensuring engineering solutions meet project requirements while being SAFE, practical, robust, operable, and supportable
  • Experience in managing internal and external designers and project stakeholders and coordinating their inputs
  • Desire to mentor others
  • Attending sites to ensure the performance and quality are achieved in line with specifications, understanding the integration of food processing and construction
  • Experience reviewing technical engineering outputs and writing specifications
  • Participate in actively building and maintaining relationships across Wiley, with various industry suppliers/contractors and with new and existing clients

We do not compromise on culture fit. Even if the need is great for the skills or experience, we recruit on culture fit first. You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this job

We are unreasonably selective and have extraordinarily high standards.

Wiley is an international company with offices around Australia, NZ and Asia.  We are seeking applicants for New Zealand and you can be located anywhere, travel may be necessary depending on project location. You’ll be part of our integrated project delivery team.

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If you love what you see and more importantly how our culture makes you feel, please apply here.


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