Manager - Mechanical Design

Mechanical Engineering Christchurch, New Zealand


Enphase Energy’s intelligent microinverters turn sunlight into an affordable, safe, reliable, and scalable source of energy, work with virtually every solar panel made, and pair with our award-winning smart battery technology. We engineer one of the industry's best-performing clean energy systems.

Like our customers, our innovative teams are also worldwide, making Enphase Energy a truly global company. We are one of the fastest growing and most dynamic energy companies in the world. Nimble and acutely focused on developing ground-breaking solar energy management technology, each of our teams have a shared goal of creating a carbon-free future.

We are looking for a Manager - Mechanical Design to join our Research and Development Centre located in Wigram, Christchurch.

Reporting to the Senior Manager - Mechanical of the Microinverter Business Unit, you will have 7-9 direct reports and be responsible for completing quarterly goals across multiple projects, as well as the career growth and professional development of your team.

Typical tasks this role will encompass:

  • Represent your team and their work to the business, including executive management
  • Project management and delivery
  • High-level technical decision making

Qualification or Experience & Skills

  • Tertiary Qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Leading medium-sized teams
  • High volume manufacturing, especially injection moulding

Employee Benefits 

  • Quarterly bonuses and stock options.
  • Long service leave.
  • Medical insurance cover (yourself and your immediate family members).
  • Annual merit reviews and increases.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.
  • High tech laboratories and equipment.
  • Modern facilities with onsite parking.
  • Health and wellness incentives.
  • Eco friendly work environment.
  • Global team environment.

If you think you could be a good fit, apply today!

About the Christchurch team

The Enphase Energy New Zealand facility is in Wigram, Christchurch.  We are a Research and Development Centre focused on the design and testing of our cornerstone product, the Microinverter. Enphase New Zealand has a team of around 80+ engineers and support staff. We also work closely with our Research and Development colleagues in California, Texas and Bangalore.

About Enphase Energy

Enphase Energy is a multi-national company with many global locations; sales and marketing, operations, and research and development.

All offers of employment are subject to standard background testing required by Enphase Energy.

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Relocation and Visa requirements:

Enphase Energy is an AEWV Accredited Employer. Successful applicants for certain roles may be eligible for international or domestic relocation assistance. Offers of relocation and immigration support are dependent on the nature of each position. Further information will be available to preferred candidates.