Reliability Engineer
Auckland , New Zealand
$120,000 - $160,000 Per Annum + Super
Reliability Engineer

Fancy a change of scenery???!!! How about a fantastic opportunity to live and work in stunning NEW ZEALAND!

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Reliability Engineer, with solid rail and Engineering experience for a permanent role with my client, a tier 1, globally renowned company.

This is a permanent position and will be based within their New Zealand business, on site in Auckland which was recently voted No.1 in the "2021 Best city to live in" by a worldwide survey -

Working on this prestigious and innovative project, you will be an integral part in helping to shape Auckland’s rail transport to the highest level for years to come.

Directly reporting to the projects Engineering Manager, as Fleet System Engineer, your main core responsibilities will include:

• Reporting on reliability and asset performance aligned to operational plans with consistency and accuracy whilst providing reliability engineering support, drawing on specific capabilities from the leaders of the project where required.

• Report and act on technical /engineering queries or problems that occur with electrical and diesel passenger fleets and undertake the projects rollingstock activities in line with technical and operational compliances applicable to the railway industry.

• Develop proposals and undertake approved enhancement and optimization projects to deliver financial and operation outcomes required from the project and deliver performance and reliability objectives and negotiate apportion ownership of fault to stakeholders and engage in the development of cure plans.

• Facilitate root cause analysis and develop performance improvements through continuous improvement and undertake data analysis to identify emerging failure modes and problematic systems and rank against a risk priority rating.

The idea candidate will possess:

  • Degree or appropriate engineering trade qualifications
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Reliability / System Engineering roles
  • Chartered Professional engineer
  • Ability to forge and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, customers and suppliers.
  • Strong communication skills including strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands and handle multiple complex tasks
  • Proven ability to manage and successfully deliver engineering activities with a dedicated small team of multi-faceted engineers a small team.
In return for your efforts, you would be paid an attractive salary, and be part of a fantastic organization that values their employees and reward them for their hard work and achievements.

Please note that relocation assistance may also be offered to the successful candidate if needed.

If you like sound of the above and would like to know more about this once in a lifetime opportunity, please contact Louise Palmer on or via the reply function for an in-depth discussion today!
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