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Mechanical Engineer (full time)

Advertiser: SafetyLink Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Feb 2019
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
$65,000 - $85,000
Work Type
Full Time
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

SALARY: $65,000-$85000 plus super, depending on experience.

LOCATION: The position will be based in Thornton (Regional NSW).

SafetyLink Pty Ltd is a fast-growing height safety company based in the Thornton area. We design, manufacture and distribute height safety equipment globally.


We are currently looking for an engineer aiming for an exciting career in the forefront of height safety, eager to work on a broad range of projects.


The position reports to Daniel Poldmaa


  • BEng or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years mechanical design experience preferably in the height safety equipment.
  • Experience with Creo/Pro Engineer or equivalent CAD & styling/modelling software.

Specific Requirements:

  • Structured approach to problem solving based on sound engineering principles.
  • Ability to develop analytical models and correlate experimental to theoretical results.
  • Ability to clearly and convincingly communicate new ideas, concepts, issues and successes. Experienced with all the Microsoft Office software applications for generating office documents, spreadsheets, project plans, etc.


  • Collaborate as a member of cross-functional project teams in developing products from concept through to commercialization.
  • Conduct product design and development in accordance with the AS1657:2018, AS/NZS 1891 and AS/NZS 5532 Standards for height safety equipment design and manufacture.
  • Conduct product design in accordance with the project objectives with due consideration of project schedule, budget and risks.
  • Conduct design for manufacture assessment involving manufacturing expertise to ensure that final design will support projected build quantity, yield, cost and performance requirements.
  • Conduct use and design risk assessment, implementing controls or mitigations to reduce risk levels.
  • Conduct and record proof of principle testing of prototypes to confirm feasibility of ideas and concepts
  • Propose conceptual ideas utilising various tools and techniques to convey potential solutions to users
  • Demonstrate expertise in engineering design tools using CAD ().
  • Participate in supplier selection for tooling, component and device manufacture.
  • Prepare technical documentation in clear and concise terms in accordance with good engineering practice.
  • Liaise closely with the R&D, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality, Sales and Marketing functions through the product development lifecycle.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of the key Australian and international standards, regulations and regulatory guidance that govern the industry
  • Perform other assigned tasks as directed by the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer or direct manager

This is a unique opportunity to make your mark in fast growing emerging industry.

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Contact us direct for an interview today!

Contact: Daniel 02 4964 1068



The application form will include these questions:
  • Have you completed a qualification in mechanical engineering?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a mechanical engineer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Which of the following CAD software do you have experience with?
  • Have you completed a qualification in engineering?

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