Mechatronic / Mechanical Engineer at Advanced Navigation

Research and Development, Full-Time, Perth, AU perth engineering 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:

We are looking for a Mechatronic / Mechanical Engineer to join our New Product Introduction team focussing on mechanical and control system engineering. You will be working with a highly skilled team of Mechatronic Engineers building our subsea robotics and navigation products.

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • To become an expert in our bespoke manufacturing processes that build our subsea robotics and navigation products
  • Provide creative input into product industrial design (usability, aesthetics & functionality)
  • Design, fabrication and validation of manufacturing tools, jigs, fixtures, test and measurement equipment
  • Participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs & procedures
  • Perform mechanical design calculations, including modelling, simulation & verification testing
  • Work closely with control systems engineers to automate and scale processes and machines
  • Work with a bright motivated team
  • Required Skills & Experience:

  • Degree qualified in Mechatronic or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in mechatronic or mechanical design engineer role
  • Well practiced at producing drawings, specifications and file packs for fabrication by external suppliers
  • Tool making requirements - Jigs/ fixtures/ moulds
  • Working with or design of control systems - pneumatics, motors, pumps, electrical troubleshooting, commissioning
  • Strong Solidworks skills (primary working tool) with thorough knowledge of design for manufacturing (DFM) and design for assembly (DFA)
  • Proactive in creating concise written documentation of processes and designs
  • Practical, hands-on mentality to work, and comfortable building and assembling prototypes
  • Strategic problem solving and the ability to produce succinct explanations with clear methodology
  • Comfortable deep diving into technical topics and learning new skills to solve new problems
  • Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in a competition environment project (FSAE, RoboCup etc)
  • Experience in production environments with the ability to envisage and support a more streamlined and efficient approach
  • Held assembly and test engineering roles for volume manufacturers
  • Working in a production environment with stringent quality standards such as medical or automotive components
  • Previously played a key role in delivering a product from prototype to volume production
  • Manual fabrication and machining
  • Composites and moulding, 3D printing or CNC Trade qualifications
  • A keen personal interest in robotics and AI
  • 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.