Senior Mechanical Engineer

New South Wales - Sydney
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Senior Mechanical Engineer


Salary negotiable, dependent on experience

Permanent, full time

Fast-growing, innovative, technology-led design and manufacturer, based in Sydney is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join the team, working on the development of cutting-edge technologies for the domestic and professional consumer markets. This is a unique opportunity to work for one of the most exciting and forward-thinking companies in Australia.

About the Company

An impressive and established international brand that's sold in numerous countries. This company are leaders in their field, consistently delivering first class products to a diverse consumer base. Their culture is collaborative, with a genuine team ethos. Professional and multi-disciplined teams focus on delivering the best, state-of-the-art solutions as they continually strive to enhance the experience of the end user.

The Role

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be a product design specialist and be part of the New Product Group, focusing on the introduction of new products into the production line. You will:

  • Drive product development initiatives from concept to mass production, overseeing the design, development, and specification of parts, components, and assemblies
  • Ensure that all projects meet high standards of functional and technical performance
  • Apply knowledge of electronic design philosophy to design processes
  • Independently perform product updates and releases
  • Conduct performance testing and quality control measures to uphold product excellence
  • Engage closely with suppliers and partners to ensure alignment with project objectives
  • Utilise 3D software to generate and review designs
  • Collaborate effectively on Request for Quotation (RFQ), Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), and Quality Assurance (QA) processes
  • Integrate principles of Ergonomics and User Experience into mechanical designs
  • Fabricate prototypes using modern prototyping tools and processes
  • Conduct feasibility studies on critical components/parts to inform design decisions
  • Assess and align production and fitting processes, ensuring adherence to tolerance chain considerations and design specifications
  • Facilitate the handover and execution of cross-functional processes such as quality assurance, manufacturing, and pilot runs
  • Assist in compliance and certification processes to meet regulatory requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated industry expertise in product design engineering within the consumer/technology sector, with a strong track record in problem-solving (experience in electromechanical domains is highly preferred)
  • Proficiency in navigating in-house product development environments, successfully delivering projects from conceptualisation to production. Particularly adept at detailing design concepts, conducting prototype testing, managing mechanical drawings, and overseeing product verification processes
  • Extensive experience across a range of manufacturing processes, including injection moulding, metal casting, metal fabrication, and CNC machining (good to have)
  • Practical understanding of materials, encompassing their properties and finishing techniques, with a focus on plastics and metals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Meticulous attention to detail, ensuring precision and accuracy in all tasks
  • Proficient in CAD software, particularly advanced modelling in SolidWorks (required) and familiarity with OnShape (desirable)


  • You will work with the finest technologies in metal engineering and production in a cutting-edge facility where the team enjoy a culture of collaboration, best-practise and innovation

  • Work with passionate, hardworking, and talented colleagues who thrive in challenging situations

  • Onsite gym and wellbeing program

  • Onsite parking

  • Free employee assistance program, available 24/7

  • Company values diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from of all genders, ages and backgrounds

N.B. You must hold full and ongoing rights to work in Australia to be eligible for this role.


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