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If you’re motivated by innovative work and continually strive for improvement, Wyma can provide opportunities that will help you realize your potential.

Engineering Manager

Permanent full-time opportunity based in Christchurch

  • Exciting opportunity to join high-performing team
  • New Zealand owned
  • Global company in capital equipment/machinery sector
  • Innovative and market-leading technology

Your next opportunity:

Wyma Solutions is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of post-harvest vegetable and fruit handling equipment.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Manager to work in an agile company with market-leading products. Leading a group of Mechanical Design Engineers, the Mechanical Design Manager will be responsible for ensuring our products are designed, manufactured and commissioned to the highest of standards.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the mechanical design of Wyma products meets or exceeds customer functional expectation whilst staying competitive in the market
  • Leading a team of qualified engineers in mechanical and structural design
  • Providing and maintaining technical sales information and standard product costing tools

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • A professional qualification in mechanical engineering
  • Strong skills in relationship building, people leadership and communication
  • Design leadership experience with a combination of machinery knowledge, mechanical design and electronics (as it relates to machinery and mechatronics)
  • Strong computer skills including CAD solid modelling
  • Experience working in an international B2B environment
  • Experience with project management systems and practices
  • FEA and structural design knowledge would be an advantage
  • The ability to work permanently in New Zealand

What will make you stand out will be your passion for machine design and functionality, your personal energy and resilience and your confident and influential communication skills.

The role will be competitively remunerated based on the skills and experience the successful applicant brings to the role.

Industrial Automation and Robotics Sales Manager

Permanent full-time opportunity based in Christchurch

Wyma is looking for an industrial automation and robotics visionary to take advantage of this opportunity, leading our automation and robotics strategy and direction.

Your expertise will include robotics and industrial automation design and project management, as well as solid capability in technical sales, sales, and business development.

After an initial period of understanding our business and our customer needs, the purpose of the role will be to identify the automation opportunities that could add value to our customer facilities, and support the business to develop, sell and deliver automation solutions.

The role will initially sit within our project delivery team providing technical sales and project management support for existing projects, as a way of providing the necessary training.  The goal is for this role to ultimately manage Wyma’s automation strategy, team and processes.

This is a senior role, reporting to the Managing Director  and will be remunerated accordingly.

Sales Coordinator

Permanent full-time opportunity based in Christchurch

  • Exciting opportunity to join high-performing team
  • New Zealand owned
  • Global company in capital equipment/machinery sector
  • Competitive salary and great team culture

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a technical mindset, a good head for numbers and a desire to deliver exceptional service to internal customers, grow their career and join our successful, supportive team.

About the role:

Reporting to the Project Delivery Team Manager, the Sales Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Sales and Project Delivery teams through a variety of administrative tasks. This is a dynamic and varied role and includes:

  • Maintenance of customer and other databases
  • Assistance with the preparation of sales proposals and contracts
  • Review and follow up of marketing leads
  • Management and maintenance of job/assembly set up
  • Support to the Project Delivery Team in the planning and execution of projects including: staff travel, preparation of draft charge-out calculations, generation of invoices, review of project cost variances

About you:

This is a high-volume role for which you’ll need strong self-management and organisation skills. You will thrive in this role if you:

  • Are a skilled communicator who can foster collaborative working relationships across the business
  • Are capable of working independently and managing your own time and work
  • Are comfortable working in a highly dynamic environment and balancing competing priorities
  • Can demonstrate success at meeting deadlines in a multi-tasking environment
  • Are proficient working with computers, and highly confident in MS Excel
  • Love working with numbers and analysing/manipulating data

This role will be ideal for someone with a background in sales and/or project coordination in a manufacturing environment. A university or polytechnic level qualification (or demonstrable experience in a comparable role) will be highly beneficial.

This role will be competitively remunerated based on the skills and experience the successful applicant brings to the role.

You will need to have the legal right to work permanently in NZ.

Offers of employment will be conditional on passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen.

Automation Engineer

Permanent full-time opportunity based in Christchurch

  • Exciting opportunity to join high-performing team
  • New Zealand owned
  • Global company in capital equipment/machinery sector
  • Competitive salary and great team culture

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Automation Engineer with a background in the automated equipment and machinery sector to further their career and work in high performing team.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Automation Team Leader, the Automation Engineer will work with the Electrical and Automation team to design, build and test automation/electrical systems and install and commission products both in our workshops and in our client sites internationally.

The role involves:

  • Preparing drawings, plans and diagrams of electrical installations and circuitry
  • Assisting the Electrical and Automation teams in the layout of electrical installations, circuity, cabling and motor control systems
  • Collecting data, performing tests and complex calculations for electrical panel design
  • Estimating materials, quantities and costs for product builds.
  • Assisting with research and development projects where required

About You:

This is a high-volume role for which you’ll need strong self-management and organisation skills.

You will thrive in this role if you are:

  • A skilled communicator who can foster collaborative working relationships across the business
  • Capable of working independently and managing your own time and work
  • Comfortable working in a highly dynamic environment and balancing competing priorities

And if you are experienced and proficient in:

  • PLC, HMI, VSD programming, configuration and peer to peer networking
  • At least two major automation platforms e.g. Rockwell/Allen Bradley, Siemens, Schneider, Omron, GE
  • ePLAN, AutoCAD or similar
  • The development of in-house standards: FDs and function block
  • Motion control, pneumatic and hydraulics would be extremely desirable

The successful person will hold a full NZ electrical licence (EWRB) with a current practicing licence and a relevant NZ certificate/qualification in electrical engineering.

This role will be competitively remunerated based on the skills and experience the successful applicant brings to the role.

You will need to have the legal right to work permanently in NZ.

Offers of employment will be conditional on passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen

International Sales Manager

Permanent full-time opportunity based in Christchurch

  • Capital equipment/machinery sector
  • Senior sales management role
  • Established company and market leading products
  • ANZ/North American focus

This is an exciting and challenging senior sales and sales leadership role with a focus on driving further growth and development in some of our most successful international markets. Reporting to, and working closely with, the Managing Director, this newly created role has a dual function of managing the sales teams and dealers for ANZ, the Americas and Asia as well as the responsibility for direct sales management of a specific territory or product within ANZ.

The role involves:

  • Leading the sales team to maximize sales and gross margin in the territories of Australasia, the Americas and Asia
  • Directly managing the specific sales territories/products assigned to the role
  • Developing and enhancing sales processes and systems to increase the sales team’s efficiency and effectiveness
  • Understanding Wyma’s target market intimately and providing regular market, competitor and customer feedback to ensure the company is providing appropriate customer value and living up to its brand promise
  • Guiding, coaching and supporting sales staff to promote and champion Wyma’s core values and culture

About You:

The successful candidate will have:

  • A successful history in selling high-value capital equipment/solutions in an international market
  • Sales leadership experience, including sales process management and consultative selling, and the ability to provide direction and coaching to staff and dealers to drive personal and sales growth
  • Strong technical solution capability – the ability to understand Wyma’s products and customer requirements, and to propose appropriate solutions
  • Proven relationship management expertise – able to form relationships from operational to senior levels within Wyma and customer organisations
  • Confidence and experience in market and customer development – able to research, cold call new customers, visit, present, follow up, and develop relationships
  • A higher engineering or sales management qualification

The role is to be based in Christchurch, however frequent NZ and international travel will be required.

This role will be competitively remunerated based on the skills and experience the successful applicant brings to the role.

You will need to have the legal right to work permanently in NZ.

Offers of employment will be conditional on passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen.

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