Senior Production Engineer - Dimensional Control

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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Henderson

Type: Full Time

Posted: 08/04/2020

  • Apply your talent where it counts

  • Use your superior Dimensional Control skills in this dynamic and interesting role

  • Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture

We've come a long way in over 65 years of operation in Australia.  On top of a strong underlying business, having been selected to deliver the next generation of advanced anti-submarine warships, the JORN Phase 6 radar upgrade and sustainment program and as a tier 1 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program partner, the future is bright for our more than 4,000 employees. 

In terms of our culture, it's inclusive and safety focused.  We call it an ‘everyone culture'.  For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of every employee are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. 

We have an opportunity for an experienced Accuracy Control (Surveyor) Engineer to join our team providing day to day survey support for our ongoing repairs and upgrades to the Royal Australian Navy's ANZAC Class Frigates.

About the Opportunity

  • Perform regular surveys and produce reports during structure fabrication and installation
  • Work with the production execution team to improve fabrication and installation methods or sequences to improve tolerance adherence
  • Provide accuracy control leadership during task estimation and planning
  • Manage the internal accuracy control capability, including management of all support equipment/software)
  • Identify and execute accuracy control process improvements

About you

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Experience conducting surveys and developing reports, preferably in shipbuilding, mining or heavy engineering (at least 5 years)
  • Demonstrated experience with specialist surveying tools (total stations and portable measuring arms) and software (specifically Spatial Analyser, PointSense, Rhino, Navisworks and ShipConstructor).
  • Experience using 3D modelling or BIM environments.
  • Demonstrated experience working in multi-disciplinary engineering and production team.
  • Able to develop and maintain multiple stakeholder relationships, internal and external
  • The ability to effectively work autonomously, prioritise demands and meet deadlines

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance. 

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Further information regarding clearances is available at:

Applications should be addressed to: Lesley Macknan, Talent Acquisition Lead and made online here.

Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are very welcome via email:

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Veterans for these opportunities.  An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits.  We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:

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