Refrigeration Design Engineer

Company: FONKO Specialists in CO2 Commercial Refrigeration Systems

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

FONKO, a leading provider of cutting-edge CO2 commercial refrigeration solutions, is seeking a skilled Refrigeration Design Engineer to join our dynamic team in Auckland. As a Refrigeration Design Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing innovative and energy-efficient refrigeration systems using CO2 technology.


  1. System Design and Engineering: Develop detailed designs for CO2 commercial refrigeration systems, considering energy efficiency, environmental impact, and client requirements.
  2. Technical Documentation: Prepare comprehensive technical documentation, including specifications, drawings, and calculations, to support the design and installation of refrigeration systems.
  3. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all designs comply with relevant industry standards, codes, and regulations. Stay informed about the latest developments in refrigeration technology and regulations.
  4. Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including project managers, installation teams, and clients, to ensure seamless execution of projects.
  5. Innovation: Contribute to the development of new and improved refrigeration solutions by staying abreast of emerging technologies and proposing innovative ideas.
  6. Problem Solving: Address technical issues and challenges during the design and installation phases, providing timely solutions to ensure project success.


  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Refrigeration Engineering, or a related field.
  2. Experience: Proven experience in the design of commercial refrigeration systems, with a focus on CO2 technology. Familiarity with transcritical and subcritical CO2 systems is a plus.
  3. Software Skills: Proficiency in relevant design and simulation software for refrigeration engineering. Experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or similar tools is preferred.
  4. Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex technical information to diverse audiences.
  5. Team Player: Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  6. Problem Solver: Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve complex engineering problems related to refrigeration systems.
  7. Adaptability: Willingness to adapt to evolving technologies and industry trends.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of refrigeration technology and want to be part of a dynamic team at the forefront of sustainable solutions, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to [[email protected]]

FONKO is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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