Junior R&D Mechanical Engineer

Date Posted: 22 Nov 2023

Acknowledgement of Country

At Sandvik Rock Processing Australia Pty Limited, we respectfully acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters, and culture. We pay our respects to Elders, both past and present, and stand together with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders of today and tomorrow.


The Opportunity

  • Highly competitive remuneration package
  • Employee Benefits & Wellness Program, including salary sacrifice options and Length of Service Recognition.
  • Training, development, and career progression opportunities.
  • Flexible working options and Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Referral Program


About the role:

As part of the R&D team, the Junior R&D Mechanical Engineer will work on a range of new and existing projects.


Specifically, you will:

  • Assist with the build, test and commissioning of new R&D products
  • Develop working knowledge of products and how they are used by customers
  • Carry out first past evaluation of preliminary designs
  • Assess, calculate, specify, and implement fit for purpose equipment to form the basis of a design/product
  • Develop specifications and documentation to support patent investigations and applications.
  • Implement appropriate documentation required for project execution and tracking


To be successful in the above duties, You will have:

  • Relevant Australian engineering degree (Mechanical, or Mechatronics Engineering)
  • A hands-on approach to practical problem solving
  • Sound working knowledge of mechanical design principals
  • Sound working knowledge of engineering FEA and drafting packages
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to develop professional technical documentation, reports, testing documentation and presentations


About us:

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the mining and infrastructure industries. Applications include crushing, screening, breaking and demolition.



Applications for this position are open to

  • Australian/New Zealand Citizens
  • Australian Permanent Residents
  • Candidates who either hold or be able to obtain a valid working visa for the duration of the specified term.

Appointment to this role is subject to the provision of a national police check and other applicable security/medical/character requirements.


Diversity and Inclusion:

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions provides equal opportunities without discrimination in all our recruitment.  We are committed to an inclusive workplace where all employees are given the opportunity to develop and contribute to their full potential.

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