Hitachi Construction Machinery

Design Engineer - Wacol

Hitachi Construction Machinery

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/02/2019

Job Category:

Engineering / Mechanical

Job description:


  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Great team environment
  • Work with exciting products

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a global brand providing a variety of machinery for the Construction, Mining and Forestry industries. At the heart of HCA’s trusted and reliable equipment lies a team of talented and dedicated people committed to providing industry-leading machinery and solutions.

We are currently looking for an experienced and professional Design Engineer to join our Mining Support Group in Wacol. The main focus of this role is to support the department’s engineering requirements and provide functional, safe and sustainable design solutions for Hitachi’s customers.

Reporting to the Group Engineering Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Create new designs, modify and/or improve existing designs using engineering calculation and computational methods ensuring the design meets required specifications and standards.
  • Create manufacturing drawings, test procedures, written instructions, reports and manuals.
  • Assist with the development of project documentation and risk management.
  • Engage and liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist the department with other duties such as Field Information Reports and Warranty.

To be successful you will need:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with practical design experience (or equivalent).
  • Excellent communication skills and be driven to provide outstanding customer support
  • Computer literacy in 3D CAD, preferentially Solidworks with FEA experience and Microsoft Project is essential.
  • Experience working with mobile mining machines & project management qualifications with industry experience will be
  • The ability to acquire or work towards professional engineering membership such as CPEng/RPEQ.
  • To be self-motivated and be able to build long term relationships
  • To demonstrate a high level of diagnostic and problem solving skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.