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Technical & Engineering Officer - Safety and LiftingZoom Recruitment & Training
Our client is the Australian division of a leading global group who manufactures and distributes a wide range of specialised height safety, lifting and load restraint products and equipment which are used in a variety of high risk industry sectors including Defence, Emergency Services, Construction and Mining. Due to growth a newly created position for a Technical & Engineering Officer exists within their purpose-built Australian head office and manufacturing facility located in Western Sydney. This role is a multi-facted position which will see you actively involved in the design, manufacture and testing of equipment and provide technical advice and support to their customers with respect to their lifting, rigging and height safety related equipment requirements.
This role reports to and works along side the National Technical and Product Development Manager who will mentor and develop the succesful candidate across the role's responsibilities. Ideal candidates will also possess: Mechanical / Structural Engineering or related qualifications. (Highly preferred) Design skills with 2D CAD Systems (Highly preferred) Well versed in the usage of lifting, height safety and load restraint related equipment Understanding of Australian Codes and Standards related to Lifting and height safety equipment.
Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders A passion for the safety industry and a willingness to learn and grow in the role Mechanical and mathematical aptitude Developed problem solving abilities Computer skills including strong MS Word / Excel and Outlook. Willingness to attend sites to gain an understanding of client needs The ability to work autonomously or in a strong team environment Key Responsibilities: Providing solutions and advice pertaining to customers lifting and height safety equipment needs or related queries or issues Assist with the design, manufacture and testing of lifting harnsses, load restraint and lifting equipment. Preparation of CAD drawings of products for manufacture Estimate costs of products from enquiry through to manufacture Liaising with internal departments such as manufacturing / quality / Customer Service Conduct thorough NATA tests to ensure compliance with all relevant Australian Standards.
Establishing rapport with existing clients, building trust and providing high levels of service to ensure ongoing and successful relationships. This is a unique opportunity for a person with a strong technical background in manufacturing who is seeking to work with an industry leader in the manufacture of safety related equipment equipment. If you feel you meet the criteria and would like to apply, please forward your resume in the first instance by following the prompts or alternatively email agallowayzoomrecruitment.
com.au ONLY AUSTRALIAN PERMANENT RESIDENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.