Engineering Manager Jobs

How to Enter

To become an Engineering Manager within the Manufacturing & Logistics industry, many New Zealand employers may expect you to have a strong background in engineering and operational management. This could include possessing a diploma or degree that focuses on the practicalities of running large-scale Manufacturing and Engineering projects, and several years working in a supervisory position.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of an Engineering Manager can include some or all of the following:

  • Deciding engineering goals and timetables
  • Setting and reporting budgets
  • Identifying what materials, supplies, machinery and equipment are needed to meet goals
  • Managing engineering suppliers and vendors
  • Evaluating engineering processes and creating reports
  • Maintaining, testing, improving and deciding when to repair or replace equipment and machinery
  • Developing new processes
  • Developing, training and assisting Engineers
  • Meeting and liaising with clients and customers
  • Overseeing engineering safety standards and risks



Engineering Managers may choose to take up a similar position in another industry or specialise further within Engineering Management, such as Manufacturing Technology, Quality Control or Health and Safety.


Salary Range

100K – 190K 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:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

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