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Design Engineer

Close Date: Saturday, 17 February 2018
Location: Mayfield West, NSW, Australia


Seeking a qualified Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineer for a full-time role.

An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified Mechanical Engineer keen to develop their career with a leading heavy engineering company. The position is based in Newcastle, New South Wales.

Bradken is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, custom engineered iron and steel products for the mining, transport, contract manufacturing and general industrial markets. It operates a global network of manufacturing, sales and service facilities employing more than 3,000 people.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist in the development of new products and continuous improvement of existing products;
  • Perform solid modelling, detail drafting and analysis/simulation where required;
  • Coordination of new and optimised products through the engineering and manufacturing processes;
  • Prepare technical documentation regarding the manufacture and use of products;
  • Provide assistance to the sales team on technical/engineering matters;
  • Interface directly with customers to discuss/resolve technical matters;
  • Perform inspections of products in-service

To be considered you will hold a Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering Degree.

The following skills and experience is desirable:

  • Experience in a similar role within the Mining or Heavy Fabrication Industry;
  • Knowledge of mining equipment and processes;
  • High level of proficiency in CAD including 3D modelling and 2D drafting experience with Unigraphics NX or similar package;
  • Experience with ANSYS FEA and DEM software;
  • Teamcenter experience would be an advantage;
  • Ability to build relationships and rapport with customers and team members;
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to understand customer needs and provide a high number of solutions within a short timeframe.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Willing and able to travel to customer sites both domestically and internationally

Prior to commencing employment the candidate must complete a psychometric assessment and successfully pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test.

If you would like to join a global market leader please send your resume and a brief cover letter highlighting why this should be your next role by COB 16 February 2018 to


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