Location Port Melbourne
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Engineering
Contact person Zach Gilby
Reference BBBH47959
Call Email Zach

Kinexus has partnered with a key industry partner supporting multiple Defence Specific projects working with unmanned aircrafts. This exciting opportunity is working within a tight-knit, collaborative team working on cutting-edge, innovative technology.

We are seeking a Mechatronics Systems Engineering Manager


MUST be an Australian Citizen and able to gain a security clearance in the future!

Your Role:

Your responsibility will include:

  • working closely with the executive leadership team to understand the product objective and requirement.
  • Working with the engineering team to deliver product
  • Coach the engineering team to overcome technical challenge and address roadblock
  • Mentor the most junior member into delivering their projects
  • Manage risk, issue and dependencies
  • Nurture a positive culture of engaged and accountable engineers.

Skills and experience required:

  • Mechatronic or aerospace engineering degree
  • Minimum 10 years as Mechatronic or aerospace engineering
  • Minimum 3 years managing Engineering team and projects
  • Experience in Rapid prototyping, designing, manufacturing, and Testing
  • Writing specifications and scope of work for subsystems
  • Able to compile BOM and source components.
  • Good communication skills

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience in aeronautical or defense sector
  • Experience with Optical System
  • Experience with UAS or Payload

Professional Benefits:

  • Work on innovative technology in a great environment,
  • Great company culture, with trust from employer and support from your colleagues,
  • A start-up and innovation culture,
  • A small inclusive and connected team,
  • Workplace flexibility and work-life balance,
  • Opportunity for technical or organizational leadership career growth,
  • Innovation, proof-of-concept, and first-article rapid prototype focus,
  • Sought-after intern program and university links to engage with new talent

If this role matches your skills and attributes, please apply in Word Document format.

All candidates must be eligible to obtain and maintain an Australian Defence Security Clearance.

Kinexus is the leading recruitment partner to the Defence Industry in Australia. We support our community in making intelligent connections and create opportunities to help them grow their careers.


To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Zach Gilby on 03 9982 0309 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-ZG
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