Production Engineer at Advanced Navigation

Production, Full-Time, Sydney, AU sydney engineering product full-time
Posted 13 days 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:

Overview of Position 
Working directly for the Head of Production you will interface between R&D and the Production Technicians. You will also be accountable for ensuring the production and assembly of complex electronics equipment as well as the inspection and re-calibration of product returning from the field for service. Our Production Engineer forms part of a highly skilled and knowledgeable team playing a crucial role within the business.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be the technical expert for the Production Team and provide Production expertise to the R&D team;
  • Be the authority for the receipt of new products & production requirements into Production;
  • Inspect first Production batch of new or modified components or assemblies (V&V);
  • Drive and coordinate Production Change, including reviewing change proposals, reviewing design changes and implementing process change;
  • Assess production failures for root cause and determine repair methods and corrective actions; Implement repairs or provide instruction to a technician and 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;
  • Provide production expertise to R&D for high level assembly process design;
  • Complete detailed assembly process design and ensure suitable QA/QC systems are in place;
  • Finalise Work Instructions from early R&D draft and 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;
  • Growing & developing with the Company as Advanced Navigation continues to evolve; 
  • Immersing yourself into the team & wider organisation to develop an understanding of how each role & team all contribute to our strategic vision.  
  • Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Electrical or Mechatronic Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in a similar or another complex engineering industry
  • Capable of upskilling quickly to develop deep technical capabilities in a challenging technical domain
  • Able to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders across the business, including R&D Engineers and Production Technicians
  • V&V verification and validation experience as well as experience with PCB electronics design, testing and troubleshooting
  • Strong, efficient communicator, written and verbal
  • Well developed, structured problem solving and debugging skills
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to provide accurate technical documentation
  • Experience planning and scheduling your own work
  • Be highly motivated with an energetic, responsive and decisive disposition
  • Strong knowledge of WHS practices & proven high standard of attention to detail, time management and “follow-through”. 
  • Key Behavioural Qualities:

  • Someone who mandates quality and will not accept a low standard of work, but is able to work quickly on prototyping activities when it is clear that progress is more important than perfection
  • A passionate, hungry learner that gets excited about professional growth and being challenged by new opportunities
  • Proactive communicator who facilitates efficient cross-team connection at the earliest opportunity, especially when significant problems surface that require long-term action to correct
  • Have a collaborative and team-oriented mindset for accomplishing goals and a bias-to-action and desire to make things happen.
  • Be confident developing disruptive technologies and pushing the boundaries of what is possible
  • Recognises the unique opportunity a career with ADNAV is and strives for the success of the company as well as their own development and enthusiastic about your work
  • We’re looking for a person who is able to plan their own work around a brief, be adaptable and recognise and avoid dead ends
  • A key attribute would be to understand the design brief being asked of them and be proactive in gathering the information they need
  • A person, not afraid to ask if they don’t understand something.
  • 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.

    Apart from the above you will be doing your life's best work in a large, fun office in central Sydney close to all public transportation, with coffee and breakfast provided, to keep you going throughout the day.