Automation Engineer

Department: Design

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $55,000 - $75,000 plus super 

Key selling points:

  • State-of-the-art robotic automation technology
  • Award-winning Australian company
  • Strong team culture

Award Classification: Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2010 [MA000010]

Award Category:  C4 - Engineering Associate/Laboratory Technical Officer

ANZCO Code: 233999

Visa Eligibility: Able to work in Australia with no restriction


Mexx Engineering actively invests on employees who are keen to:

  • Work towards a common goal.
  • Commit to achieving project outcome
  • Takes ownership of allocated duties and tasks.
  • Practice exceptional work ethics.

A system is in place to encourage exceptional performance within the team. The semi-annual KPI appraisal aims to identify, monitor, and manage each employee's strengths and weaknesses for the purpose of professional development, operational efficiency, and profitability.

About the Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Software development
  • Robot programming
  • PLC & Safety PLC Programming
  • Working closely with internal electrical trade staff
  • On-site installations both nationally and internationally
  • Projects from conception to execution
  • Project completion and sign off
  • Post project customer support
  • Multiple projects at different stages



  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Software Engineering would be desirable


  • Strong knowledge of programming languages 
  • Experience in Automation/controls, PLC Programming, Robot Programming and/or Manufacturing industries is advantageous 
  • Experience with Solid Edge and/or other 3D CAD packages is advantageous

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking 
  • Understands and manages external and internal customer expectations
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to accurately and effectively convey information 
  • Self-motivated and proactive 
  • Strong work ethic with prioritisation, time-management and deadline achievement skills
  • Team player
  • Right to work in Australia

How to submit an expression of interest?

  • Search for any job vacancy in  
  • Submit cover letter and current resume via Seek. 
  • After submitting your cover letter and resume via seek, email a 1-minute video detailing why we should hire you to
  • Use the job position as your email subject for our reference
  • Applicants who follow instructions carefully are reviewed closely
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly