Mechanical Engineer

Job No: 118447
Location: Dalby

  • Exciting opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to move into a leadership role, within a family owned and operated business.
  • Enjoy a 4-bedroom house, with up to 50% rent assistance including all amenities - perfect for a family and is ready to move in straight away!
  • Attractive salary circa $90,000 - $120,000 plus super AND relocation assistance is available, negotiable for the right candidate!

About Simplicity Australia

Simplicity Australia is a privately owned and well-established family company, specialising in the design and fabrication of high quality planting equipment to cater for Australian agriculture.

Simplicity Australia is sustainably expanding, with over 90 staff within its business group. The head office and factory is based in Dalby, South-East Queensland, approximately 200kms west of Brisbane. Our range of planting equipment is based on an extensive choice of Airseeders including products with Liquid capacity.  This product group couples to an expansive range of seeding and tillage equipment that utilises either tined or disc opener systems.

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About the Opportunity

Simplicity Australia has an opportunity for a full-time Mechanical Engineer to join the team in Dalby, QLD. 

You will be primarily responsible for actively leading and working within the Engineering team, which is made up of 2 draftsman, 1 design draftsman and 1 postgraduate Engineer to ensure new and existing products are fully and correctly designed, detailed and documented.

Day-to-day duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Overseeing, completing and/or assisting in the design, development and research to progress Simplicity products and manufacturing process;
  • Overseeing and completing the production of quality detailed drawings and related Bills of Materials for Planning/Purchasing/Sales to utilise within our MRP or Parts Book systems; and
  • Administration of the Engineering team work flow, priorities and actively working to grow and develop the Engineering team capability and capacity.

About You

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in a Mechanical Engineering role and hold Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Engineering. You will have experience and knowledge based on working within the Australian manufacturing industry. As well as this, you must have intermediate to advanced knowledge of SolidWorks or a similar CAD system.

You will have the ability to work as a team leader, who can demonstrate management experience. This role involves working within a management team, where your capacity to develop key working relationships is important.  You will be a confident people person with strong communication skills and the ability to interact successfully with the internal team stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be an analytical thinker, who enjoys working in a team environment, to see an overall result that your team has been part of completing.  You will be willing to undertake long term projects that involve both product and system development, while advancing a strong Engineering team capacity with a healthy working culture.

This role would be well-suited to a mid-career Mechanical Engineer looking to take the next step in developing their career within a family owned and operated organisation.

This position is not offered to overseas candidates requiring business sponsorship.

About the Benefits

Simplicity Australia is a family-owned and operated organisation that has been in operation for more than 35 years! Now is a great time to join this progressive organisation who actively works at developing long term and productive teams.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $90,000 - $120,000, commensurate with skills and experience, plus super.

Relocation assistance is available, negotiable for the right candidate, as well as the option to utilise a 4-bedroom house, with up to 50% rent assistance, including all amenities. Perfect for a family and ready for you to move in straight away! 

Simplicity Australia will work specifically at providing opportunity’s to progressively expose you to our industry and the many facets we are involved in.  You will be within a team who work together at expanding our skills and knowledge to continually improve and progress to world class manufacturing.  The combination of these activities will assist in your professional development.

If you are an experienced Mechanical Engineer looking for your next big opportunity - Apply Now!

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