Lead Mechanical Engineer

Dive into the cutting edge of technological advancement, boldly guiding the path forward with cutting-edge precision timing and sensor products. Revolutionize communication, navigation, surveillance, and defense systems!

We are in search of a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join us in driving forward a variety of pioneering projects and products, spanning from sensing to orbital atomic clocks, within the pipelines of these innovative ventures.

What you'll do:

  • Uphold the effective application of mechanical and systems engineering across all projects:
  • Lead the development of the mechanical engineering team.
  • Define, design, and evaluate mechanical system requirements.
  • Analyze designs, conduct trade-off studies, and assess system performance.
  • Establish and manage technical documentation.
  • Participate in and facilitate design reviews.
  • Contribute to the integration and testing of mechanical systems.
  • Identify opportunities for engineering design and process optimization.
  • Engage across all stages of the product development life cycle, from R&D to product support.
  • Ensure adherence to design criteria and quality standards.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Assist with system integration and testing:
  • Develop assembly, test plans, and test documentation.
  • Implement configuration management and version control protocols.
  • Collaborate effectively as an active participant in the engineering team:
  • Contribute to project planning.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to the mechanical engineering team.

What you'll need:

  • More than a decade of experience, with significant leadership involvement in engineering teams.
  • Practical experience in both R&D and production engineering.
  • Prior industry exposure within defense, space, and/or startup product development entities is highly beneficial.
  • Proficiency in project management, organization, and time management.
  • Familiarity with the product development lifecycle.
  • Understanding of defense project documentation necessities.
  • Knowledgeable in system engineering methodologies.
  • Must be an Australian Citizen or have a PR visa.
  • Police check required.

Nice to have:

  • Attaining High Performance: Driven by results, embraces accountability, and is dependable.
  • Customer Focus: Cultivates robust customer relationships, comprehends their requirements, and prioritizes meeting their expectations.
  • Collaboration: Actively contributes as a team member to foster transparent, honest, and supportive connections.
  • Continuous Improvement: Challenges conventional processes and proposes innovative alternatives.
  • Employee Development: Excels in motivating, engaging, and empowering others to grow.

What's in it for you:

  • Live, and benefit from,  values of “respect, excellence, and integrity” 
  • Work in an energetic and vibrant workplace in the cultural centre of the Adelaide CBD.

Inspire, engage, and empower others! Take action now. Apply today without delay!