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Job Record #17209
TitleResearch Engineer – Hydrodynamic Development
CategoryJob in Industry
LocationNew Zealand, Canterbury, Christchurch
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
- Based in South Island of New Zealand – An awesome lifestyle location
- Robust and established business with industry leading products
- Collaborate with world leading domain specialists

The Opportunity
As an experienced Research and Development Engineer with a ‘hands-on’ 
approach to finding ingenious solutions and a passion for all things hydro-
mechanical, you will excel as an integral part of this collaborative 
engineering team. Now is an exciting time to join the hydrodynamic 
development team as they continue their extensive programme developing the 
next generation in marine waterjet propulsion technology. Research and 
development is deeply embedded in the HamiltonJet strategy and well 
resourced, so there is plenty of opportunity to make a significant 
contribution to the ongoing success of the company. There is a lot to get 
excited about as HamiltonJet continue to push the boundaries of waterjet 
propulsion engineering, delivering world leading systems that outperform 
everything that has come before.
This role is based in the awesome lifestyle location of Christchurch, the 
gateway to New Zealand's South Island. You can find out more about this 
incredible region by visiting -

What will I be doing?
Your role will be focused on research and development associated with the 
waterjet ‘wet-surface’ components, from concept design through to validation 
and testing. Your time will be engaged across the following areas.
-Developing an understanding of the HamiltonJet hydrodynamic development 
-Design and CFD analysis of hydrodynamic elements.
-Design and prototyping of mechanical components for test rigs and test 
-Processing, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of test results.
-Contributing to the structural design of hydrodynamic components.
-Working collaboratively with the broader mechanical design teams 
reconciling design intent with manufacturing constraints.
-Development and operation of data acquisition systems.
-Equipment calibration. 

What will you bring?
We are looking for a versatile, practical engineer with strong numerical 
capability and solid experience in computational fluid dynamics.
To succeed in this role, you will require:
-A tertiary qualification in mechanical engineering, ideally through to -
Master’s or PHD level
-A minimum of 8 to 10 years of relevant R&D engineering experience
-Experience with the development of fluid systems and/or turbo-machinery 
using CFD tools and methods.
-The ability to take an R&D processes from concept through to testing and 
-Highly developed CAD capabilities and ideally experience with associated 
product lifecycle management systems.
-Excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to 
effectively engage with internal product stakeholders.

About the HamiltonJet
Hamilton Jet is a respected international company and market leader, 
providing marine waterjet propulsion systems to high profile clients in 120 
countries.  Their products and services are trusted by boat builders, naval 
architects and vessel operators in a wide variety of applications in the 
security, search and rescue, fast ferry, oil and gas and renewable energy 
sectors as well as owners of fast motor yachts and recreational craft. With 
over 50,000 waterjet propulsion units installed worldwide, Hamilton Jet 
represents the latest in waterjet technology and is recognised as the 
world's most experienced waterjet manufacturer.
Find out more by visiting -

What is on offer?
•    Awesome lifestyle location
•    Interesting and challenging work
•    Supportive environment for ongoing professional development
•    Great company culture

What next:
e-mail your application and CV to
If you wish to discuss this or other opportunities in confidence, please 
call Matt Love-Smith on +64 (0)3 3900445 or txt +64 (0)221017007.
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NameMatt Love-Smith
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