Design Engineer

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 11/03/2019


About Rheinmetall Defence Australia

Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) is an Australian and New Zealand Defence prime, operating as a regional hub providing specialist Defence capability to the Commonwealth of Australia. RDA is a subsidiary of Rheinmetall Group, an internationally successful Defence and Automotive technology group headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany. RDA is a trusted partner to armed forces and specialises in Vehicle Systems, Electronics Solutions and Weapons, and Ammunition & Protection.

We currently have operations in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, and Sydney and are rapidly growing our Australian footprint to deliver system solutions and capability in the areas of mobility, lethality, reconnaissance, protection, and sustainment. 

About the role  

RDA is currently looking for multiple Design Engineers in Brisbane and Melbourne with opportunities for significant time in Germany.  Reporting to the Engineering Design Manager, you will be responsible for the advanced design of systems, subsystems and components of tracked and wheeled armored and logistic vehicles over the product life cycle. Key duties include: 

  • Creating concepts in response to requirements;

  • Transforming selected concepts into documented prototype designs (using CAD, Agile, Teamcenter, NX);

  • Supporting the manufacture and verification of prototypes; and

  • Developing, releasing and maintaining production documentation

  • The role will give you the opportunity to work with and learn from a team of highly experienced and talented Design Engineers. You will also mentor less experienced Engineers. 

About you 

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • A Mechanical Engineering degree that is recognised by The Institute of Engineers Australia

  • Demonstrated experience in military or automotive vehicle design

  • Excellent written English skills

  • An analytical mind and a positive attitude

  • Experience mentoring or managing other Engineers

  • The ability to gain an Australian Security Clearance (i.e. you must be an Australian citizen)

  • Experience working in a low volume engineered product environment (desirable)

  • Experience with armored vehicle systems (desirable) 

What we offer 

This role provides the opportunity to work with a diverse range of highly skilled and experienced professionals in an agile specialist environment. You will enjoy a strong and committed workplace culture and the opportunity to advance your career. 

At RDA, we are committed to creating a safe, diverse and inclusive work environment.

Visit RDA's website for more information. 

Next Steps

If you are ready for your next challenge, apply now! Applications will be reviewed regularly, and interviews may commence prior to the position closing date so don't delay. 

The preferred applicant will be required to complete RDA's background checks including pre-employment verification and national police checks.

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