Production Engineer Jobs

How to Enter

To increase your chances of becoming a Production Engineer in New Zealand, it’s recommended to complete either a Bachelor of Engineering Technology, specialising in Mechanical Engineering, or a Bachelor of Engineering, specialising in Mechanical or Process Engineering.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical job responsibilities of a Production Engineer can include the following:

  • Operating and maintaining, small-to-large manufacturing machinery
  • Placing production materials in manufacturing machinery
  • Improving manufacturing machinery and processes
  • Ensuring manufacturing production is running to schedule
  • Ensuring all regulatory and Health & Safety standards are adhered to
  • Training and managing new Engineers



Most Production Engineers can develop their careers by moving into other specialist areas of Engineering, such as Mechanical, Maintenance, or Automation, or head into a Sales-based role. Alternatively, Engineers who find passion in leading others can progress onwards to management and work their way towards becoming Production or Manufacturing Manager.


Salary Range

50K – 80K 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