Senior Engineer – Production Process and Design – AUS040314

  • Full-Time
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • You must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to obtain and maintain Australian Government security clearance.
  • November 30, 2023

Company Details

Electro Optic Systems is a leading ASX listed Australian owned and operated Defence, Space and Communications company. EOS has designed, manufactured and exported advanced technology systems for over 35 years. We are a world leader in space information and intelligence services, optical, microwave and on-the-move satellite products, optical sensor units and remote weapon systems for the land sea and air.

About Us

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is an ASX listed Australian technology company operating in the defence and aerospace markets.  Our products incorporate advanced electro-optic applications based on EOS core technologies in software, laser, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes and beam directors, and precision mechanisms. 

The defence business develops and produces remotely controlled weapon systems and ancillary products.  These systems are adaptable to suit potential customer weapon inventories and comprise state-of-the-art gimbal mounts, fire control systems and world-class sensor units.  We continually strive to help our people achieve personal goals, engaging them in challenging and inspiring projects that shape our future.

 Job Description


  • Structured friendly and supportive team  
  • Learning and development opportunities  
  • Flexible Working Hours 
  • Working from home options 
  • Opportunities for further career development 
  • Free Parking 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Employee incentive scheme 
  • EOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About the role

The Senior Production Engineer is a leadership role within EOS Defence Systems. You will be able to use your in-depth engineering technical knowledge across specialist disciplines and enable strategic alignment, adherence to governance and standards and mobilising people to achieve business outcomes.

Primary Duties:

In this role you will:

  • Propose solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated manufacturing processes with technical variety and/or interdependent production cycles.
  • Undertake equipment installation and troubleshoot equipment and Identify issues in production line and resolve them in a responsible and timely manner.
  • Participate in the development of production/product goals, milestones and identify ways to streamline production improvement process and techniques.
  • With support, manage the production process, from developing prototypes to sourcing material to building the product.
  • Manage the production engineering staff and provide guidance and support where required including performance development and management.
  • Identify and implement quality improvements and ensure it meets regulatory requirements.     


 Desired Skills and Experience

About You

To be successful in the role you will be organised and have strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills. You will work cooperatively with teams and individuals. You will ideally also be an:

  • Ethical leader.
  • Influencer.
  • Have strong technical knowledge.
  • Ability to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.


  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a similar role with experience leading teams and / or supervisory experience.                                                           
  • Demonstrated direct experience in equipment installation, troubleshooting and process improvement.                               
  • A collaborative mindset, with excellent communication skills and aptitude for applying experiential judgement and lateral approaches to complex problem solving.                                                                      
  •  Demonstrated ability to lead a team across the engineering lifecycle through concept development, design, integration, test, sustainment and delivery.

How to Apply

If you are willing to take on a challenge and want to contribute to a proud Australian company that is growing rapidly then we would like to hear from you. Please apply now with your resume and a covering letter outlining your experience and why you believe you are the right fit for our organisation.

We may review, short-list and/or conduct interviews for this role prior to the closing date. We encourage the submission of early applications.

Due to Australian Government security clearance requirements for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate security clearances.

Tagged as: engineering, design engineering, MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION

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