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Mechanical Design Engineer

New South Wales - Sydney
up to $95000 per annum, bonus
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Mechanical Design Engineers



Salary: $80 - $95k per annum plus benefits

A global leader in their field, this iconic brand is instantly recognisable for its prestigious, technology led products. Our client is looking for experienced Mechanical Design Engineers to help design, validate and industrialise its consumer products. Based in Sydney, you will be involved in the whole product introduction lifecycle, from concept through to full product launch.

About the Company

Leading the way in collaborative and people focused product development, they are growing their highly specialist and multi-disciplinary teams. The company values different perspectives, considering insights from user experience, industry, technological advancements, manufacturers and strives to continually evolve the product development process. Their global HQ is located within easy reach of central Sydney.

The Role

In this Mechanical Design Engineer role, you'll focus on new engineering innovations, playing a critical role in taking electro-mechanical products to global markets. You will develop prototypes, place your ideas through rigorous testing and release them for manufacturing when they meet or exceed specifications for performance, quality and safety. The role will involve concept generation whilst refining through simulation, analysis and assessments through experimental testing and documentation using Test Plans, FMEA etc. It will also involve detailed design including DFM/DFA. You will need a thorough knowledge of engineering components for the appropriate process and specification, as well as all aspects of implementation into production including setting up control plans and meeting global safety/regulatory requirements.

  • Part and assembly design, from concept to detail design to manufacturing implementation

  • Detailed mechanical design, using 3D CAD, for a wide range of materials, production/ fabrication processes to optimise performance and cost

  • Thermal and mechanical simulation modelling using ANSYS followed by experimental testing of prototypes to verify

  • Create control and test plans for component, sub assembly and product level assessments

  • Coordinate with Industrial Design, Category Managers and the Quality Team to ensure all requirements are met

  • Collaborate with contract manufacturers and suppliers to transition concepts to production

  • Create, coordinate and release technical documents

  • Ensure the design of the product and its performance meets applicable compliance and regulatory standards

Skills and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or related field

  • Demonstrated successful experience in mechanical engineering within a product design and manufacturing environment

  • 5 years minimum mechanical engineering experience

  • Proficiency in CAD modelling, Solidworks experience (desirable)

  • Strong analysis skills, including structural and thermal, Ansys experience (desirable)

  • Experience bringing a product or assembly through its entire life-cycle from initial concept through to product manufacturing

  • Ability to design for a wide range of fabrication and manufacturing processes

  • Experience with product and process validation

  • Proactive problem-solver, critical thinker, excellent communicator


You will receive the very best support and investment in your personal development. The company understands the importance of a work-life balance and goes the extra mile to create an exciting work environment and strong company culture. Attractive salary and benefits, dependant on knowledge and experience. You will work with a team of passionate development specialists from designers to engineers, UX teams to digital architects, in a positive and collaborative environment. The role offers flexible working, generous discounts on company products and numerous other benefits.


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