Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Australia

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Job Description

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer – Australia – Permanent

Location:                                                          Rosehill, NSW

Salary:                                                              Basic Salary + Super + 15% Bonus

Start Date:                                                       ASAP

Role:                                                                  Work alongside industry leading engineers and scientists within our global research and product development team. In this role you will provide engineering leadership to develop and pursue research to advance our technology areas to fundamentally transform the building industry.


The Company

A Building Material Manufacturer focusing on fibre-cement products that reflect the changing way people build. A Global leader that champions diverse living where everyone feels at home.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Specification and commissioning of new process equipment  
  • Lead the experimental work on pilot and production scale equipment. Demonstrating sound problem-solving ability and hands-on approach to develop fundamental process knowledge 
  • Deliver presentations and make recommendations to the R&D Senior Leadership team based on strong scientific experimentation and data analysis 
  • Develop structures and mechanisms to solve customer challenges, and see these elements through build, test, integration and operation
  • Apply highly specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices specifically to lead the creation and development of new machinery designs from prototype to production considering application, cost, performance, reliability, durability, manufacturing, assembly and serviceability
  • Providing supervision and training to others to allow them to perform their work safely.


Candidate Requirements

  • Ability to conceptualize and develop mechanical designs 
  • Demonstrated hands on approach with rapid prototyping and problem solving  
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills with the ability to relate well and co-operate with people at all levels. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Strong understanding of the Innovation process development strongly desired 
  • Preferred 7+ years relevant experience or equivalent in a design and engineering environment
  • Strong engineering experience in mechanical systems such as mechanism, thermal, or structural design and application to the design process
  • Demonstrated experience in process design, operation, commissioning and installation of process equipment including pilot lines
  • Proficiency in any of the following software: Strand 7, MSC Software, LabVIEW, Autodesk CAD tools (Ideally Inventor)