ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

Auckland, New Zealand

 

We are an award-winning, innovative company designing and building advanced technology to automate farming. Our world leading guidance control techniques shift cows remotely removing the need for fences and eliminating the manual nature of shifting animals. Halter aims to enable a new generation of more efficient, sustainable farming globally.

 

What will you be working on?

Our GPS enabled, solar powered devices are designed to remotely guide cows. These require robust, long-range wireless communication and conservative power consumption. They also require multiple levels of control software in order to record everything about the animal, understand it and act on this information accordingly. We use this to monitor stock health, feed, behaviour and emotion so that farmers can better understand and treat the needs of each animal. We are always pushing to use the latest advancements in technology and want you to be a part of this process. Being a young, dynamic company, there is potential for a person in this role to have a big influence on Halter’s future direction.

 

Core Duties

  • Schematic Design
  • PCB Layout
  • Circuitry testing
  • Work with suppliers, contractors and senior design engineers to ensure that the product is developed on time and on budget. 
  • Lead design for mass production through failure analysis resolution and performance optimisation iteration. 
  • Participate in cross functional design reviews, and address integration concerns
  • Investigate new technologies for next generation products and product roadmaps

 

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for big thinkers who know how to execute. We’re looking for people who are comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where they will be challenged on a daily basis. To succeed you will need to be able to learn quickly and utilise your own initiative while working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

 

Desired Skills

  • At least 5 years of experience
  • Engineering Bachelors University degree or equivalent

  • Understanding of electronic schematics & design principles

  • Experience designing and testing PCBs and electrical systems


Apply - careers@halter.co.nz

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