Senior Engineer - Global Technology R&D

Eastern Suburbs Melbourne Permanent
  • Opportunity to join a global leader in automotive component manufacturing
  • International organization with growth opportunities

About Our Client

Our Client is one of the world's largest automotive suppliers of technology and components found in almost all vehicles around the globe - Toyota, Honda, FCA, General Motors, Ford, Volvo Mercedes-Benz, to name a few.

Our Client is committed to making the world a better place through their world-first products and technologies.

Job Description


Project Management - 10%
Managing project to ensure key deliverables are achieved. Coordinating product builds (Part ordering, Manufacture, Shipping)

New prototype and development programmes - 20%
Prototype design, production and testing to support customer requirements and new product strategy that is on time and technically competitive.

Testing activities and documentation - 20%
Wind tunnel, bench and vehicle trial installations that are thorough and well investigated.
Keep records of work undertaken, methods and test results sufficiently clear to enable reproduction by other associates.

ECU development activities - Hardware design and software development - 50%
Development of ECU's for Prototype applications that are on time and meet customer functionality requirements including PCB layout and firmware development.

The Successful Applicant

 Good communication skills.
 Enthusiastic contributor to small project teams.
 Ability to manage expenses in accordance with defined budgets or policies.
 Skills in influencing and negotiating with a broad range of project stakeholders
 Ability to prepare concise reports and presentations suitable for the customer.
 Capacity to identify, analyse and solve problems drawing on a broad range of technologies.
 Good skills at reading and analysing engineering drawings.
 Basic mechanical skills to modify and assemble prototype parts or test equipment.

Degree or other tertiary qualification in Engineering accepted by the Institution of Engineers Australia. Engineering knowledge gained through completion of a Tertiary Engineering Degree.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Customers, Suppliers

Strong mathematical ability in order to perform engineering modelling or programming tasks.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to conceive of innovative solutions to specified problems by synthesizing a broad range of technologies and pre-existing solutions.

What's on Offer

Our Client is offering a market leading salary and all the benefits that you would expect for a position of this nature.

Rhys Shelley
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Phone number
+61 416 092 204

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering Design and R&D
What is your industry?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
Job Type
Consultant name
Rhys Shelley
Consultant phone
+61 416 092 204
Job Reference

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