Product Engineer
Christchurch, New Zealand
2d ago

About Trimble

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds.

Core technologies in positioning, modelling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability.

From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.

For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ : TRMB), visit

The Business Division

In this role you will be supporting Trimble’s Geospatial division, with a particular focus on MCS products :

Trimble Geospatial provides solutions for high-quality, productive workflows and information exchange for a diverse global customer base of surveyors, engineering and GIS service companies, governments, utilities and transportation authorities.

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Trimble Mobile Computing Solutions (MCS) creates mobile devices so workers in challenging environments can seamlessly connect the physical and digital worlds.

Working with internal Trimble solution partners to provide mobile devices paired with their software, sensors, and services to deliver a complete workflow solution.

Your Position

As a Product Engineer with Trimble you will develop, implement, and maintain methods, operation sequence processes, and quality associated with the manufacture of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.

Working closely with our design engineering and NPI Project team, you will coordinate the release of new products. You will liaise with purchasing to assist with the selection of suppliers and work with the quality team to establish quality of our products is maintained and measured.

Some of what you’ll do :

Coordinate transition of new products and product enhancements from concept through the manufacturing process setup to a finished product.

Participate in and lead design reviews

Participate in the product definition and the creation of configuration process, shipment packaging and documentation

Coordinate, develop, qualify and deploy manufacturing tooling / fixturing and test stations

What you’ll bring :

Along with your communication skills and desire to collaborate with other technical professionals local and global, and your proven experience designing electronics, you will also have experience in :

General technical background in electronics and mechanical manufacturing methods (preferably Mechanical CAD, RF, Wireless and GPS technology)

Track record of hands-on experience building, validating and commissioning assembly fixtures and functional test systems

Working knowledge of Production Process setup and controls (including developing PFMEA, SMT & PTH manufacturing and the like)

Working knowledge of managing and working with Fulfillment Centres, Sub-Contract Manufacturers, EMS, ODMs and key suppliers

Able to travel domestically and internationally.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Systems, Manufacturing Engineering (Product Engineering), Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar.

Minimum 5 years’ experience in product development or manufacturing / test

Experiences with managing sub-contract manufacturing or ODM in Mexico, Taiwan or China is a plus.

The Offer

A competitive industry-appropriate salary with benefits including life & medical insurance, bonus, onsite gym, free parking, active social club, and several excellent wellness initiatives.

Join a growing team that is doing interesting work in a collaborative team environment with an excellent workplace culture!

To Apply

Please submit your application including a cover letter detailing your fit to the above requirements.

Please Note : Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered. Trimble is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, colour, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor. EOE / M / F / D

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