Mechanical Design Engineer

Sydney or Melbourne Based –Mechanical Design Engineer – Mechanical Automation

Our client is a high-end customised solution design, manufacture, and commissioning company, specialising in mechanical, automation and robotic production machinery. They work throughout Australasia and internationally with a global customer base providing customised solutions using the latest technology to optimise production.

With growth and expansion comes the need for additional people and we are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Sydney or Melbourne based teams.

You will be responsible for converting design briefs into design details and working drawings.

Specifically, you will:

  • Design and draft mechanical and electrical products and componentry
  • Set up and test mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Prepare manufacturing, arrangement and parts drawings and prepare BOMs
  • Ensure overall project compliance with relevant standards
  • Assist and/or lead onsite commissioning

To be successful in the role you will be:

  • Tertiary qualified Mechanical Engineering (BE Mech)
  • At least 5 years’ Mechanical Design experience with mechanical and automation systems
  • Proven experience in materials handling/conveyor and/or food/mining industry design
  • Advanced skills with SolidWorks or Inventor
  • Experienced in preparing manufacturing drawings – GD&T, welding requirements, dimensioning, etc.

Personally, you will have excellent communication skills, be a proven team player and be committed and motivated to completing work in an accurate and timely manner.
On offer is a highly competitive salary, not to mention the prospect of working within a proactive organisation. With a global customer base some overseas travel is a requirement for this role.

If you have the proven design skills, need a new challenge, and desire an opportunity further afield, let’s talk.

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