R&D Engineer - Manufacturing

Salary Range $65-85k + Super, Quiet and Scenic Location, International Client Base.Our client is an award-winning company and Australia’s largest 100% owned and operated bronze plaque manufacturer. They supply not only to the Australian market but they are kicking goals overseas with a rapidly growing international customer base. Due to a huge pipeline of work they are seeking a junior to mid-level engineer or construction specialist with an understanding of research & development and process engineering.

Based at their Northern Tablelands operations headquarters and reporting to the CEO, this is a very exciting career role with longer term progression opportunities.  This role requires high level skills in administering data reporting and analysis as well as a hands on understanding of manufacturing and related duties in an industrial setting.

Role responsibilities:

  • Undertake research & development;
  • Liaise with Engineering and Production departments to ensure completion of R&D tasks;
  • Ensure adequate and accurate information is gathered, documented, and distributed;
  • Operate within agreed budgets;
  • Establish contacts with suppliers and technical consultants to assist research;
  • Source, organise and analyse TDS and MSDS and ensure compliance with safe operating procedures;
  • Construct and / or liaise with others in the manufacture of prototype products;
  • Develop systems/processes and train staff as required;
  • Maintain ownership of R&D projects, reporting to the R&D committee on a regular basis.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • High level relationship and negotiation skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Resilience and drive to complete challenging tasks
  • Capacity to develop sound competency in or knowledge of most production areas

Desirable skills:

  • Process Engineering qualifications or knowledge
  • Experience in a foundry or other manufacturing environment

14/09/2020 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Engineering
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