• 26-Apr-2023 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Our team is filled with driven, talented and passionate people bringing Aquafortus technology to the world. At Aquafortus you will have the opportunity to participate in global projects, interface with international experts, and make a genuine and lasting difference to one of the major crises of our generation.

This is a rare opportunity to work in an environment with highly diversified engineering disciplines, where your contribution can make a significant impact. You will have interesting and varied work with development opportunities to continually grow your knowledge. A supportive environment with on-the-job training from a team of national and international experts. Apart from the opportunity to work at the forefront of engineering innovation, staff benefits also include competitive remuneration, fun social events, free onsite gym access, great company culture, modern facilities, and free onsite staff parking with EV charging.

Global industry extracts trillions of litres of water each day with very little ability to recycle and reuse this water. Aquafortus is an innovative technology company poised to disrupt the industry and is at the forefront of research, development, and deployment of high-recovery industrial water remediation technologies. The team at Aquafortus works with the biggest names in global industry.

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our Engineering team. This role is primarily responsible for the design and development of the mechanical elements of the technology. The Mechanical Engineer will have accountability for design, development & assembly in areas of process and mechanical engineering for the purpose of advancing the company's technology and commercial success. This is a hands-on role, and you must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all technical issues. This is primarily an office and workshop-based role, based out of our Airport Oaks facility. You will also be required to travel nationally and internationally to client sites for extended periods of time.


The successful candidates will have:

  • A university degree in the field of mechanical engineering
  • A minimum of two years' relevant work experience
  • 1+ year design & mechanical engineering experience
  • Experience with CAD, FEA & CFD (Solidworks or similar CAD package preferred)
  • Experience with machining & fabrication processes
  • Hands-on building, assembly & testing experience
  • Experience in producing reports, drawings, and design proposals
  • An R&D application focus, with strong commercial acumen and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written English and oral communication skills for the preparation and presentation of reports
  • Team player with a positive attitude and a propensity to learn

If this sounds like you, we are keen to have you join our trailblazing organisation.

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