Design Engineer

Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Mechanical Engineering
Full time
Posted 12d ago
At Bradken we’re more than solutions providers, we’re visionaries paving the way for a more productive and prosperous future for our customers. With a 3000-strong workforce, our ability to adapt and evolve keeps us positioned firmly as global leaders in the wear solutions market for the resources sector.

As a Design Engineer in our Mining Mobile Plant product development team, you will assist in creating innovative, technically sound, cost-effective solutions to meet and exceed customer requirements.
Utilising your engineering knowledge, methods and tools, you will be responsible to plan, coordinate and execute engineering tasks/projects in line with Bradken Mining Mobile Plant business plan as we continue to create world class design solutions for our customers.
You will be a collaborative team player with excellent inter personal skills, who is committed to make a difference to our customers and contribute innovative ideas with an enthusiasm to provide design & engineering solutions that are game changing.  You will assist with new product development and modification of existing products.
With a high attention to detail, you will check drawings to ensure drawing standards have been adhered to and engineering requirements are captured in full, while also controlling and issuing all technical documents required by manufacturing and sales.
You are a problem solver who will assist with product failure investigations and provide feedback and opportunities for improvement of CAD model and drafting checklists in line with internal NX standards.
As a data-driven and detail-oriented engineer, you will conduct analyses using hand calculations, FEA, MBD and DEM.
Key Selection Criteria
  • Relevant tertiary education in engineering or related discipline
  • Experience with FEA (ANSYS or similar), CAD models and drawings (NX/Teamcenter or equivalent)
  • Experience in the Mining or heavy fabrication industry will be well regarded but not essential
This excellent opportunity allows you to join an inclusive work culture and a high performing team of engineers, supported by leaders who are willing to develop and nurture you through your professional growth and journey.

This role is based in Newcastle and is also open to Graduates.
Why join our team at Bradken? We believe our people are our greatest asset. Keeping our team safe and healthy; physically and mentally has always been our top priority. We encourage and support dynamic and flexible work options to promote a healthy balance and let you get the most out of your time. We offer competitive pay and Total Reward packages. We also recognize and reward our employees for the great outcomes they produce and for living Our Values with local and global programs.
Please apply along with your resume and a brief covering letter highlighting why this should be your next role by COB 22 October 2021.
With 100 years of knowledge and experience behind us, we have endless opportunities ahead.

If you have any further questions about the role and would like to chat, you can call Christie Rawlins on 0408 463 742.

Before commencing employment, you will complete a psychometric assessment and a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing.

Bradken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive, engaging and flexible en­vironment for our people because great things happen when individuals are given the opportunity to bring themselves into their work. All employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.

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