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Mechanical Design Engineer

Advertiser: Ubco LimitedMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
22 Jul 2019
Bay of Plenty, Tauranga
Work Type
Full Time
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

The Opportunity

As our team goes from strength to strength, we are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team in Tauranga.

The purpose of this role is full lifecycle product development (design, develop, test prototypes, manufacture and implementation into production) for both new and existing UBCO electric vehicles to production standards.

You will be working closely with other mechanical and electrical engineers to develop exciting off-road electric vehicles for our wide range of global consumers, you’ll be required to Coordinate with key partner’s in New Zealand, USA and China on multiple aspects of development and manufacturing.

This role would suit a Qualified Mechanical engineer with the below skill set:

  • High proficiency with CAD software, Solid works preferred
  • FEA proficiency preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Structured working process with clear documentation
  • High level of knowledge on production processes
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software package
  • Electronic experience/ knowledge advantageous
  • Hands-on experience (on the tools) advantageous
  • A passion for the outdoors.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and should apply online with a Cover Letter accompanied by their CV.

Our Business

UBCO was founded on the idea of a Utility Electric Vehicle (UEV) that would transform the way people ride, work and play. Since it was founded in 2015, UBCO has evolved into a digitally connected UEV platform including on and off-road transport (2×2), portable power, accessories, and cloud-based software.

Founded in New Zealand, UBCO can now be found in international markets including the United States and Australia. We are passionate about providing a complete solution to our customers, from an individual user to Fleet Managers, and have developed our product range to support a wide range of applications.

Our core products include Utility Electric Vehicles (UEVs), Accessories, Portable Power Supplies and Subscription Software. UBCO has successfully commercialised the 2×2 Dual Purpose vehicle for use on and off road along with accessories and an integrated 2.4kW portable power supply. Our goal is to have a standalone power supply in the market in 2019, and a 4-wheel UEV in the market in 2021 to complement and extend this range. These are all digitally connected devices that can also have services delivered through the UBCO API interface.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a mechanical engineer?
  • Have you completed a qualification in mechanical engineering?
  • Which of the following CAD software do you have experience with?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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