Dynamic Controls is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of electronic controls for power wheelchairs and scooters. Our philosophy is to build on an intimate understanding of mobility product users and use our research and development expertise to help to deliver the best possible solutions to meet their needs and improve their lives.
Dynamic Controls is focused on the global medical mobility market and the manufactures and therapists that support this market.
Dynamic Controls has been the world’s premier supplier of electronic control systems for power wheelchairs and scooters for over 30 years. The company is a fully owned subsidiary of Invacare Corporation, a global leader in the $6 billion home medical product industry.
Dynamic Controls has over 300 staff. Head office and all research and development functions are located in Christchurch. Manufacturing is completed in the company’s China opertions. The company also has sales and service offices in the UK, USA and Taiwan.
Research and development
Dynamic Controls invests a significant percentage of revenue into research and development. The majority of this is focused on the design of specialist control systems for power wheels. Increasingly the company is developing expertise in the bio-medical sector with a focus on telehealth (for example, using an iPhone technology to display wheelchair information in real time) and understanding and meeting end-user needs.
Roles within the company and company culture
Roles include engineering disciplines such as systems, software, hardware, mechanical and electrical. See current vacancies in New Zealand.
At Dynamic Controls, our customers matter, our people matter, and we deliver on values and actions that matter. For our people four aspects matter most:
- Freedom – our products give our customers freedom. Delivering freedom drives our culture, our people are given space to breath and are empowered to make decisions so that they thrive as pioneers of innovative technology.
- Drive – drive is about our people working with a purpose, and being motivated to make a difference. Drive generates energy and ensures that we are collectively committed to meeting the needs of our customers through innovative technology and delivering on time.
- Growth – we value people who are self-motivated, and willing to grow within our business. Your growth is supported through active leadership that encourages bigger ideas, and knowledgeable people.
- Diversity – we see diversity as key to generating new ideas and ensuring that our business stays fresh and responsive. We actively encourage diversity in people, diversity in our day to day work, and diversity in where tomorrow might take us.