Mechatronic Design Engineer

Department: Design

Position Type: Full Time

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


  • Skills training at the company's expense
  • Semi-annual KPI appraisal
  • Performace-based commission and salary bonus

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

Award Category:  C4 - Engineering Associate/Laboratory Technical Officer

ANZCO Code: 233999

Work Eligibility: Able to work in Australia with no restriction

Purpose of the position:

  • Design engineering, including concept development, drafting, 3D design and detailing
  • Project management of multiple projects at different stages
  • Machine assembly, testing, commissioning and installation
  • Post project customer support



  • Diploma or tertiary qualifications in mechatronic engineering (or equivalent).


  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in machine design or relevant engineering role.  Experience in automation or manufacturing industry preferred but not essential.
  • Demonstrated skills in mechanical engineering design, precision engineering, special purpose machine and mechanism design and assembly
  • Proven experience in concept development, 3D design and detailing
  • Familiarity with safety requirements of machine design
  • High-level technical skills with demonstrated experience in commonly used 3D CAD software
  • Sound knowledge of PLC’s, sensors, pneumatics, servo motors, conveyors and robotic based automation systems
  • Knowledge, or the ability to quickly gain knowledge in robotic based automation systems
  • Be familiar with manufacturing practice and experience in automation and robotic design concepts


Design engineering

  • Design engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks.
  • Create mechanical design documents for parts, assemblies, or finished products.
  • Design advanced electronic control systems for mechanical systems
  • Maintain technical project files.
  • Create embedded software design programs.
  • Analyse existing development or manufacturing procedures and suggest improvements.
  • Implement or test design solutions.
  • Identify and select materials appropriate for mechatronic system designs.
  • Create mechanical models and tolerance analyses to simulate mechatronic design concepts.
  • Upgrade the design of existing devices by adding mechatronic elements.
  • Design advanced precision equipment for accurate or controlled applications. 


Project management

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at different stages
  • Ability to work to deadlines and budgets
  • Experience in specification and ordering of purchase components
  • Experience in the development of machine manuals and documentation
  • Demonstrated skills in document and revision control
  • Ability to provide exceptional post-project customer support


Machine assembly, testing, commissioning and installation

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in machine assembly, testing, commissioning and installation
  • Ability to assist with prototyping, testing and design validation
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Ability to provide exceptional post-project customer support



  • Proven ability to work independently and with others in a vibrant, team-orientated environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience, with the ability to accurately and effectively convey information to clients at all levels
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to manage and build relationships cross-culturally and at all levels, and rapidly establish rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Self-motivated with a proactive and innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to prioritise workloads with competing demands
  • Strong work ethic with prioritisation, time-management and deadline achievement skills
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to a constantly changing work environment including technological changes
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision.



  • ABB Robot programming
  • Electrical Schematics
  • PLC programming experience
  • Solid Edge or Solid Works design experience
  • AutoCAD design experience 
  • Reckon Accounts Hosted experience
  • A current Australian Driver’s License



  • Submit cover letter, current resume, and a 1-minute video detailing why we should consider your job application to
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly