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PROJECT Engineer - Marine

Manson Anchors Ltd

PROJECT Engineer - Marine
September 8, 2022
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Position Description

BOWMASTER is a real Kiwi success story, it is a family owned company that genuinely values its people. Its innovative New Zealand made fabricated products are considered by many to be the best in the world.

The company is growing and has recently moved into a bigger, brighter factory to ensure it can continue to service its growing international customer base. The factory is located in the Rosebank Road industrial precinct giving quick access both on and off the motorway just 10 minutes from the city centre. With lots of easy parking, the role also has the added advantage of tailored working hours to avoid traffic.

The company's area of expertise is in designing and building ingenious boat anchor deployment systems for some of the largest superyachts and highest quality shipyards in the world. They export 95% of what is built. Truly Impressive stuff!!! If you wish to see photos and get a better understanding of the company's products please visit

The company exports to more than 60 countries globally with retail distribution in the USA, Europe, UK and Australia.


Bowmaster is seeking an experienced “hands-on” operationally focused project engineer to drive/spearhead the production engineering coordination of their Superyacht and retail customers. This is a real opportunity to grow and learn in a role including manufacturing systems for Superyachts, Naval vessels and retail product. It's a very diverse role, project management engineering of our projects including factory liaison, ISO9001, quality management & documentation management, project procurement. As Bowmaster is not a corporate, you are a person, not a number, someone to be heard, someone who can make a difference!!

This is a newly created permanent position, reporting directly to the General Manager, a competitive remuneration package is offered. This is a chance to shape the engineering process and have ownership of systems, it's a challenging role but very diverse and exciting.

The role is yours’ to own end to end and grow inside the company framework, it is something you can get your teeth into, stamp your mark, and make a difference!!!

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, structured, enthusiastic and professional, team-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and be able to meet/exceed customer expectations. You will have exceptional communications skills and strong attention to detail.


  • Take overall control of project management, drive projects and ensure they are completed on time, on budget and with quality as demanded by customer
  • There is a design component to the role, so good working marine design knowledge to class standards.
  • Strong communications, asking questions, seeking information.
  • Provide factory continuity support to the General Manager
  • Ensure frequent and timely updating of COGS (Cost of goods) for projects and individual product items
  • Technical procurement of components
  • Support factory staff on build and management of communications between engineering team and factory team.
  • Track and report key targets and build measurements


  • Strong attention to detail, urgency, ability to drive projects ahead.
  • Highly inquisitive nature, must ask lots of questions to ensure learning and development is on track
  • Hands on knowledge of building, a practical mindset, previous building or engineering experience with tools will be a significant advantage
  • Design skills, Solidworks, Autocad, essential.
  • Strengths in communication and time management.
  • A highly structured and organised approach
  • Able to accurately follow SOP’s.
  • Works well under pressure
  • Logical thinker, can work ‘outside the square’ to resolve issues.
  • An knowledge of the marine industry a significant advantage but not essential.
  • Very keen to learn and grow in a role for a global industry leader.


  • Be part of a fantastic down to earth team and great team culture
  • Privately owned company that values people
  • Be treated as a person not just a number
  • Work in a company that is growing and going places
  • Innovative hours that work well for staff with families
  • Rewarding, satisfying permanent position
  • Wide variety of interesting and challenging work
  • Excellent pay rates that suit experience/skills

If this sounds like you, please APPLY NOW including your CV and a cover letter explaining why your skills match this opportunity

Please note, only applicants currently living in New Zealand with a current legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

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Manson Anchors Ltd
Manson Anchors Ltd
Manson Anchors and sister company Bowmaster build anchors and anchor deployment systems for Superyachts globally
Manson Anchors Ltd