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Chris Hilleard

Chris Hilleard

Application Development Engineer

Advanced Manufacturing


Areas of expertise

• Mechanical engineering design
• Solidworks
• R&D project management
• Problem solving
• Additive manufacturing technology applications
• 3D Scanning/reverse engineering/GD&T reporting
• Design for additive manufacturing


• DipEng(Mech)
• BEngTech(Mech)

Professional activities

• 2004 Worldskills - NZ winner (polymechanics)


Chris has a wide range of experience in the mechanical engineering field, built on a strong foundation of SolidWorks mechanical design work.

He is a founding team member of Callaghan Innovation's AddLab service where, as an application engineer, he provides additive manufacturing solutions for New Zealand businesses.