Electrical Engineer

About Howick

Howick Ltd, www.howickltd.com, manufactures specialist automated roll-forming machinery which is exported to over 80 countries globally for the construction industry. Howick is part of an exciting game-changer in manufactured or industrialized construction which uses technology and light gauge steel to build more efficiently.

In line with the emerging global trends favouring modern methods of construction, and Howick, as a leader of the pack in the way we innovate our products and grow our business, is strategically positioned to maximise the growth opportunities throughout the world.

It is in this growth mode that we are seeking an Electrical Engineer to join us on our journey, to contribute to the continued success of the company.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Controls Engineer this role will include testing, design and integration of industrial machine solutions with reference to standards.

It will also include the installation and commissioning of the systems which may involve occasional short term domestic and international travel.

The role requires someone to have deep analytics skills and openness to learn new technologies and systems.

What you will be doing

  • The undertaking of engineering (electrical focus) R&D and design work
  • Debugging and fault finding
  • Upgrading old hardware on customer machines globally (Ideally done via instructions)
  • Testing of system in hardware production environment
  • Installation and commissioning of control panels
  • Provide technical supports to customers (Occasional Afterhours support)
  • Documentation of activities and findings
  • Knowledge creation via tech notes, FAQ articles, How to Videos etc
  • Quality control and FATs

Your qualifications, abilities, and experience:

  • Preferably degree qualified
  • Understanding of Low Voltage Circuits and Variable Speed Drives
  • Minimum of three years' experience as an Electrical Engineer in Industrial Automation
  • Programming experience preferred (PLC,C++, Python, Lua, etc.)
  • experience with electrical CAD software such as EPLAN
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and work well in a team
  • Good Communication skills
  • Learning Orientation
  • Experience multitasking in a fast-paced environment

Howick has great history of providing opportunities for growth and learning for their staff and for that reason, we have a good track record of employee retention. Learn more about Howick – go to our Why Howick page (www.howickltd.com/why-howick) and watch the videos.

If you keen to apply, write us one-pager on why you think you will suit this role. Be specific with previous examples of similar business pain, you have solved. Send together with a concise CV of your relevant experience.

The position will be based out of our Auckland office.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?

How to apply

If you are keen to be a part of the Howick movement please send us a letter and your CV to recruitment@howickltd.com outlining how your achievements, qualifications and personal traits can help us in the areas detailed above.

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