Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

About the Role
  • Global Technology Leader
  • Excellent remuneration package including Bonus
  • Design & Development on a world stage

Working within this global mining technology leader you will assist the team with the next phase of their Hard Rock Continuous Miner product introduction. Contribute to the development and design of the hard rock cutting system as well as their product ideas and be part of the team in bringing successful deliverables for the worldwide mining industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of hard rock cutting systems and product ideas.
  • Test and measurement initiatives in supporting the research development projects.
  • Generate and maintain all engineering information.
  • Generate engineering information as required allowing preparation of sales and marketing aids, also operation and maintenance manuals.
  • New product and features performance analysis. Implement corrective action to align product with market values.
  • Assist in developing the dust suppression management system for the hard rock continuous miner.
  • Responsibly apply engineering skills in the fields of hydraulics, design and simulation.
  • Drive engineering governance.

Your knowledge, skills and abilities will include:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent relevant discipline.
  • 6 years’ experience in engineering design, Validation & Verification, machine application, for large scale equipment is highly desirable.
  • Experience in mining industry would be beneficial.
  • Proficient in the use of computer-aided design (CAD) tools is required.
  • Effective understanding & use of principles in specialty fields like structural analysis & structural integrity will be required.
  • Hydraulic systems design experience.
  • Implementing Lean Engineering principles.
  • Effecting Change Management implementation.
  • Experience in cross-functional team assignment
  • Certifications or demonstrated project management would be desired.
  • Professional registration and/or membership on committees and/or in technical societies would be beneficial

Who Can Apply

  • TSS/482 visa applicants
  • Australian and New Zealand permanent residents
  • Australian and New Zealand citizens

TSS/482 Visa Sponsorship Available

This client is willing to offer sponsorship through the 482/TSS visa for experienced applicants. You must meet the visa requirements set out by the Department of Home Affairs Immigration.

To be considered for TSS/482 sponsorship, in addition to the job requirements you will need to:

  • Hold a Recognised International Trade Qualification in Mechanics (i.e Red Seal, City and Guilds, FETAC etc)
  • Hold an approved English Test Certificate (i.e IELTS 5.0 Minimum in all 4 sections), or be a citizen of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, or New Zealand
  • Be in a financial position to support your application and associated costs
  • Be able to move to Australia as soon as your Visa is granted (preferred)

Only applicants that are able to prove you have gathered all of the required documents, will be considered. You must be financially able to pay for your visa lodgement, as soon as the employment contract has been signed.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email a copy of your CV to we will then send it on to our recruitment partner who is managing this job vacancy.

In your email, please include If you require TSS/482 visa sponsorship or if you already have an approved Australian visa with work rights.

If you require TSS/5482 visa sponsorship, please include the answers to the following questions. 

Have you:

  1. gathered all of the documents needed for the visa application?
  2. had all of your documents checked and organised?
  3. got the required funds to apply for your visa once offered the job?

Please note: This job vacancy has been advertised by Visa Jobs on behalf of the employer or one of Visa Jobs recruitment partners. We are unable to answer any specific questions you might have. 

Due to COVID and the Australian borders remaining closed, it is up to the employer or recruiter to decide if they will consider offshore applications at the moment. Good Luck!




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