Job title: Mechanical Engineer / Draftsman
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne, VIC
  • Engineering
  • Engineering
Job published: 26-11-2018
Job ID: 44118
Contact name: Bob Milgate
Phone number: 03 8842 1663

Job Description

This European headquartered organisation has an enviable history approaching 60 years specialising in manufacturing / supplying to the heavy commercial trailer industry. With its Australian Head Office based in Melbourne and offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Perth supported by  service and parts available through many independent outlets throughout Australia, they are not only accessible but have dedicated people focussed on being responsive to their customers’ requirements. They have a clear focus on consistently exceeding customers’ expectations by providing optimal solutions for the road transport, mining and agricultural industries.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager the role is responsible for engineering / design through to end product, including revisions and modifications, for heavy duty trailer axles; suspensions; braking systems as well as other ancillary trailer equipment in order that the equipment supplied is suitable for Australasian conditions. Critical to the function is the maintenance of up to date technical drawings / models including distribution internally (intra and interstate) as well as direct to customers. The nature of the work includes a full range of design and detailing from carrying out design layouts through to individual parts’ drawings for manufacture and supporting technical documentation. Some periodic test work would also be involved and whilst not critical to the role, exposure to pneumatics and possibly the electrical side would be of benefit. You will also be expected to discuss Engineering related matters with internal and external stakeholders.

Possessing strong communication skills, enabling interpretation of customer requirements and appropriate technical guidance, you will thrive on the exposure offered in this area. Your capacity to respond quickly to customer needs and to draw on practical experiences gained will fit well in the role. Proficient use of a 3D design software package is required, in ACAD (Mechanical desktop) and 3D design software package (Inventor) is preferred but not essential. You will enjoy creating 3D models, 2D drawings including involvement in company brochure and parts’ lists catalogues. Advanced office based computer skills are mandatory. 

It would be preferable you hold a Mechanical Engineering qualification supported by a minimum 2-3 years experience.

Please apply via the 'I'm Interested' button. For initial enquiries or for any assistance you may need in making your application, please call Bob Milgate on (03) 8842 1663 quoting reference number 44118.