Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company Details

Australian Precision, Global Reach. We See Further.

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is an Australian technology company operating in the defence, space and communications sectors. At EOS Defence Systems, we develop and produce remotely controlled weapon systems. These systems comprise state-of-the-art gimbal mounts, fire control systems and world-class sensor units which are trusted by the Australian Defence Force and allies around the world.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer. You will join the Defence Systems engineering team based in Melbourne and you will be developing mechanical assemblies for advanced daylight and thermal imaging cameras, laser devices and sensor units. You will apply your theoretical knowledge, systematic design methodology and practical experience to the creation of innovative precision electro optic systems. This will involve the entire product lifecycle from concept through to production and support. Your work will be based at our newly set up electro optics facility in Melbourne but you are not afraid to take our products to the field for testing in real-life conditions.

Primary Duties:

In this position you will work closely with other engineering disciplines to achieve tight integration and coherence of engineering solutions to deliver results and high-quality projects for the organisation. Duties will include:

  • Perform conceptual, preliminary and detailed design of complex mechanical assemblies
  • Select materials and processing technologies based on technical and business requirements
  • Simulate mechanical, structural, thermal and other system performance (FEA, CFD, etc.)
  • Document designs including calculations, design options and decisions
  • Prepare for and contribute to design reviews
  • Perform test, evaluation, characterisation, verification & validation of mechanical subsystems in collaboration with test engineers

About You

To be successful in the role you will be organised and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. You will also need to exude drive for excellence in engineering whilst also maintaining a high degree of attention to detail.

  • Degree qualification in mechanical engineering, mechatronics or other relevant discipline
  • Design experience with precision mechatronic systems
  • Proficient with PTC Creo
  • Experience with mounting and alignment of optical assemblies and the simulation of mechanical systems
  • Experience with electro optic systems (advantageous)
  • Experience in a defence engineering environment (advantageous)

Culture and benefits

  • EOS employ over 500 employees across the globe and considered industry leaders within the defence industry.
  • Great culture and friendly work environment
  • Fantastic employee rewards
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Competitive salary

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