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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Boeing - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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Engineering / Technical

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About Us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to support activities with Boeing Defence Australia. Your role will sit in the Mechanical Design and Product Testing team under the Mission Systems and Ground Systems Capability. What we do is design products, prototype solutions then plan and execute verification and validation activities to meet in service requirements.

This exciting opportunity will enable you to demonstrate your technical and leadership skills in the mechanical design domain, integrating hardware into military products and platforms. As a senior engineer on the team you will be looked to for coaching and support by early career engineers and relied upon by our leadership team to work in accordance with or values. Each program we execute is different, therefore you will need to be adaptable to change and prepared to experiment with new design methods while respecting the fundamentals. The role is based in Brisbane at Wacol and may require frequent travel to our offices in Brisbane City.


  • Development and integration of mechanical design product elements
  • Conduct and reporting of informal and formal test activities in alignment with other stakeholder schedule and requirements
  • Test procedure development and ad-hoc operation of test chambers and liaison with Boeing technical officers for environment al test execution
  • Design modelling using 3D CAD, FEA and CFD tools
  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues, customer and supplier stakeholders to successfully deliver a complex innovative solution to the Australian Army

  • Demonstrated experience using 3D CAD, FEA and CFD tools to design products, before developing and testing product prototypes
  • Experience taking designs from the concept development and prototype phases into manufacturing and production
  • Qualifications in mechanical engineering or equivalent with practical experience applying environmental testing standards
  • Development and documentation of verification and validations plans, procedures and test reports
  • Extensive experience leading complex verification and validation activities with subcontractors and customers
  • Ability to achieve registration as a professional engineer in Queensland (RPEQ)
  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements.

Desirable Experience/Qualifications
  • Experience conducting complex mechanical design and analysis using software packages including AutoCAD Inventor, Catia V5 and FEA tools
  • Knowledge of the DEF(AUST)5681, MIL-STD-810 and/or RTCA DO-160 verification methods or equivalent
  • Experience working in an agile hardware and software development environment
  • Working knowledge of agile frameworks


We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.

  • Flexible working options
  • Study assistance
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Global opportunities

How To Apply

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