Development Engineer

6 Month Contract | Opportunity for Permanent, Immediate start | South Eastern Location, Global company | Great Culture.

  • 6 Month Contract | Opportunity for Permanent
  • Immediate start | South Eastern Location
  • Global company | Great Culture

Your new company:

Our client is an ISO certified global engineering and manufacturing company firm that partners with clients around the world to create ground-breaking products that are changing the world.

They have been in operation for over 40 years and have offices in more than 30 countries across the world. Our client prides itself on being able to take concept ideas from the design stage right through to manufacturing. They have a team of more than 50 engineers based in Melbourne, so this is truly a great opportunity for you to become part of an organisation that constantly expanding and evolving.

Your new role:

  • The Development Engineer is responsible for overseeing product development activities within assigned projects.
  • The primary function of this role is to ensure development engineering tasks within PD projects are executed in line with the required product development processes and to the required industry and best practice standards.
  • This role will include consulting into projects, mentoring and coaching staff, and continuous improvement to the effectiveness and efficiency of the product development process.
  • Interpret product requirements and design and develop concepts, components, assemblies, and products in compliance with applicable quality system procedures, industry and business standards, and regulations.
  • Develop Work Packages as part of project acquisition process and following subsequent project delivery stages, to successfully deliver projects within scope, with quality, and within allocated timeframes and budget.
  • Maintain engineering process discipline to achieve project deliverables, including but not limited to requirement definition, concept generation, product design and development, risk management, cost modelling, DFM, and design verification.
  • Employ data driven tools and methodologies to implement structured and timely problem solving.
  • Identify opportunities and develop recommendations to improve product/design efficiency.
  • Develop and implement workflows to ensure best engineering practises within the Engineering Team
  • Guide project teams through the selection of correct design/ manufacturing concepts and fundamental technology to ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Collaborate with engineers, managers, and wider development, manufacturing, and purchasing teams
  • Manage internal and external suppliers required to support product design tasks
  • Attention to detail and self-motivation to deliver work to the highest standards

What you will need to succeed:

  • Significant experience (10+ years) working as a Product Development Engineer
  • A tertiary qualification in mechanical engineering, or relevant discipline.
  • In depth experience with product development and design methodologies and related processes.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Extensive knowledge of injection moulding process, including polymer fabrication / prototyping techniques, and assembly / packaging methodologies.
  • Must have advanced SOLIDWORKS (CAD modelling and designing) experience.
  • Experience working in fast paced, innovative, high quality, regulated, engineering environment such as medical device, food, automotive or similar industry is essential. IVD system development experience would be ideal.
  • Intimate understanding of Design control, Validation and Verification processes under a Quality Management System (ISO13485 would be ideal)
  • Proficiency working in a fast-paced, innovative, high quality, regulated, engineering environment such as medical device, food, automotive, or similar industry is essential.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in internal and external stakeholder management at multiple levels

07/09/2020 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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