Mechanical Design Engineer

About BrevilleProduct Development at Breville is all about delivering product excellence.Truthfully, every team in the business is driven by the desire to create the best product they can. When we’re at our best we keep the customer at the centre of our vision, working together to deeply understand the moments that matter to them in the kitchen and essentially deliver appliances that represent ‘mastery in a box’. We know we’ve delivered mastery when we can hand on heart say that the food results are better, simpler to achieve, involve less time and hassle and are more engaging to create. Creating products with this difference means taking the time to really understand food & the user, having the courage to try new and difficult things, having the tenaciousness to see them through with an openness to learn and evolve along the way.This is summed up by our tagline ‘master every moment’ which is deeply embedded in the way we work. The Role:We are seeking an autonomous Mechanical Design Engineer to join our growing business. Reporting to the Head of Mechanical Engineering, this role will focus on new engineering innovations - playing a critical role in taking our electro-mechanical products to global markets.You will exercise your creativity and determination every day as you develop prototypes, place your ideas through rigorous testing and release them for manufacturing when they meet or exceed our specifications for performance, quality, and safety.The role will involve concept generation whilst refining through simulation, analysis and assessments through experimental testing and documentation using Test Plans, FMEA etc. It will also involve detailed design including DFM/DFA with a thorough knowledge of engineering components for the appropriate process and specification, as well as all aspects of implementation into production including setting up control plans and meeting global safety/regulatory requirements.  Key responsibilities include:Part and assembly design, from concept to detail design to manufacturing implementationCreate control and test plans for component, sub assembly and product level assessmentsThermal and mechanical simulation modelling using ANSYS followed by experimental testing of prototypes to verifyDetailed mechanical design, using 3D CAD, for a wide range of materials, production/fabrication processes to optimise performance and costEnsure the design of the product and its performance meets applicable compliance and regulatory standardsPassionate about enabling people, food, and process whilst able to lead through engaging influencing peers and stakeholdersCollaborate with our contract manufacturers as well as component suppliers to transition concepts to productionCoordinate with Industrial Design, Category Managers, and the Quality team to ensure all requirements are metCreate, coordinate, and release technical documents  Qualifications and experience:Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or related fieldDemonstrated successful experience in mechanical engineering within a product design and manufacturing environmentMinimum of 5 years of mechanical engineering experienceProficiency in CAD modelling required. Solidworks experience desirableStrong analysis skills, including structural and thermal, Ansys experience highly valued but not requiredExperience bringing a product or assembly through its entire lifecycle from initial concept through to product manufacturingAbility to design for a wide range of fabrication and manufacturing processesExperience with product and process validation  Key attributes:A food thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit and commercial acumenA ‘can-do’ approach as a proactive problem-solver with a mix of analytical skills and creativityAn appetite to learn and the willingness to be an active listener which ideally makes you open to feedback, new ideas and points of viewStrong critical thinking, logic, and top down thinking capabilityGood communication skills, both listening and engaging We offer a positive and rewarding team environment and a competitive remuneration package, as well as great employee benefits including flexible work arrangements and helpful discounts on all our products.   85000 AUD Sydney 2007

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Breville recognises the contribution of its people in creating world class products. It is our people’s insights and creativity around food that differentiates us. Breville invests in its product development capabilities by recruiting, training and developing marketers, engineers and industrial designers.

We have consistently retained this talent and have one of the most experienced product development groups in the small appliance industry. It is these specialised skills and capabilities that put Breville at the forefront of innovation in the small appliance category.

The Breville Group is committed to ethical, responsible and sustainable conduct across the entire business. We are determined to build a culture, through the commitment of our employees which reduces our impact on the environment and increases our contribution to society.