Automation Engineer Jobs

How to Enter

To increase your chances at securing an Automation Engineer role in New Zealand, it’s highly recommended to complete a relevant degree in Electronics, Power or Mechanical Engineering, or a similar field. This is because currently, there aren’t many courses dedicated to Automation Engineering and many of the core skills will be taught through hands-on career experience.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of an Automation Engineering could include any of the following:

  • Programming and testing automated systems, machinery and processes
  • Researching and designing prototype automation machinery
  • Creating specification documentation for machinery
  • Ensuring machinery is designed in compliance with Health & Safety standards
  • Resolving problems in automated machinery and processes



As more manufacturers turn to automation to increase efficiency, production and reduce costs, the demand for Automation Engineers is steadily growing. Most Engineers in this space progress their careers and become specialists with the aim to drive the future of this industry forward.


Salary Range

45K – 100K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Generator, Level 1
Stanbeth House
28 Customs St East
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 951 5011


Physical Address:
Level 1, Kensington House
185 Manchester Street
Christchurch, 8011
New Zealand

Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
Office T43
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427


South West, United Kingdom

Abbey Manor Business Centre
Preston Road
Somerset, BA20 2EN
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 203 934 6389