Production Engineer at Advanced Navigation

Production, Full-Time, Perth, AU perth engineering product full-time
Posted a month ago

Advanced Navigation is the global leader in navigation systems for air, land and sea. Our products are developed and manufactured in Australia and our main HQ is located in Sydney with offices around the world. With over 68 of the top 100 largest companies as customers, and a broad range of technologies, we are truly changing the way we navigate globally.

Our ever growing team has world class expertise in the fields of inertial navigation, global navigation satellite systems, sensors, acoustics, AI, and RF technologies. 

Click below to find out a little more about us:

This role will bring technical expertise to the Advanced Navigation Team and Production expertise to our Perth based R&D team. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth transition of new products from R&D into Production and for providing technical input into failure analysis, fault finding and improvements related to product design, manage quarantine investigations and repairs, manage RMA Investigations and repairs

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • Be the technical expert for the Production Team and provide Production expertise to the R&D team
  • Assess production failures for root cause and determine repair methods and corrective actions
  • Implement repairs or provide instructions to a technician.
  • Report findings
  • Assess customer returned products to determine failure mode and propose repair methods
  • Complete repairs or provide detailed instructions for a technician to complete
  • Document findings and prepare customer reports
  • Identify systemic Production quality issues, troubleshoot and advise the Production Team on technical process improvements
  • Drive and coordinate Production Change, including reviewing change proposals, reviewing design changes and implementing process change
  • Test the first Production batch of new or modified components or assemblies
  • Be the authority for the receipt of new products & production requirements into Production
  • Provide production expertise to R&D for high level assembly process design
  • Complete detailed assembly process design
  • Ensure suitable QA/QC systems
  • Provide inputs to Work instructions
  • Complete assembly training of Production Team Technicians
  • Verify Production Jigs and Equipment designed by R&D before production acceptance
  • Provide input to Design for Manufacture reviews during product development.
  • Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Mechatronics or Electronics Engineering
  • 5-10 years in a similar position, in a similar industry
  • Experienced in the assembly & fabrication of complicated multi part mechanical and electronic products
  • Capable of upskilling quickly to develop deep technical capabilities in a challenging technical domain
  • Able to work collaboratively with the local team in Perth and remotely with the team in Sydney with a variety of stakeholders across the business, including R&D Engineers and Production Technicians
  • Strong, efficient communicator, written and verbal
  • Well developed, structured problem solving, fault finding and debugging skills
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to provide accurate technical documentation
  • Experience planning and scheduling your own work
  • Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working within a formal product transition setting (medical, Defence or automotive)
  • What are some of the benefits you will have access to?

    You'll have access to industry-leading products with diverse applications within some of the most interesting and exciting projects worldwide. We’re growing a team of inspired, smart, and driven individuals from all sorts of backgrounds. With great opportunities for growth and variety, we strive to help each employee carve out the path that’s right for them.