25 Sep, 2020

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Recruitment Holdings Limited
  • New South Wales, Sydney

Job Description




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

Our client is looking for 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. An instantly recognisable premium brand, synonymous with innovation, user experience and quality.

About the Company

Our client is a leading global consumer product manufacturer looking to expand its mechanical engineering team. Investing heavily in R&D and growing rapidly, they offer a great staff bonus scheme plus excellent career development opportunities.

The Role

In this Mechanical Design Engineer role, you'll already have around 5 years' experience to draw on to help you with concept generation, analysis, detailed design, validation and manufacturing implementation. You will be able to communicate effectively at all levels, particularly with suppliers and manufacturing partners in China.

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

  • Detailed mechanical design, using SolidWorks, for a wide range of production fabrication processes in order to optimise performance and cost

  • Thermal and mechanical simulation modelling using ANSYS then 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 that all requirements are met

  • Work with the internal engineering team, including Electrical Engineers and Firmware Engineering team to integrate electromechanical systems

  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineers and suppliers to transition concepts to production

  • Create, manage and release technical documents

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

Skills and experience

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

  • 5 years mechanical engineering experience

  • Proficiency in CAD modelling, Solidworks experience highly valued but not required

  • Strong analysis skills, including structural and thermal, Ansys experience highly valued but not required

  • Experience bringing a product or assembly through its entire lifecycle from initial concept through to production manufacturing

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

  • Experience with product and process validation

  • Detail oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills

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


This company is based in a bright, modern office close to key transport links. There's support and ongoing investment in staff development, plus a culture which prioritises staff well-being. This role offers you the chance to really immerse yourself in challenging and rewarding projects.

N.B. You must hold full working rights for Australia to be eligible for this role.

RHL Recruitment offers permanent and temporary jobs across Australia and the wider APAC region - visit rhl.com.au to get in touch for more opportunities like this.

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