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Senior Manager Mechanical Engineering - ANZ

Kion Group AG

Kion Group AG

Other Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023
• Join a global leader at the forefront of automation, robotics and engineering
• Drive strategic and operational management of the Mechanical Design Engineering Team
• Full time role based in Sydney (Northern Beaches), Melbourne or Brisbane
• Competitive salary + incentive with rewarding career opportunities

Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager to lead the strategic and operational management of the Dematic ANZ Mechanical Design Engineering Team. Provide excellence in mechanical design service, customer support and project management across the business.

Why Work for Dematic?
This is an exciting time to join Dematic. At Dematic we are proud to partner with some of the most innovative companies in the world. We are a global leader in the material handling industry with over 11,000 employees worldwide and over 700 employees in Australia and New Zealand. We partner with our customers to design, build, implement, and support automated system solutions for warehouses, distribution centres, and production facilities. Some of our largest customers are household names in grocery, pharmaceutical, and parcel delivery, and in the e-commerce online shopping businesses.

What we offer:

  • Progressive and innovative global company experiencing high growth

  • A close-knit team of dedicated professionals at the forefront of engineering

  • Competitive salary plus incentive

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing

  • Corporate discounts on car rentals and IT products/accessories

  • Paid Parental Leave + super – 12 weeks for primary carer/2 weeks secondary

  • Study Assistance

  • Ability to purchase additional leave

Tasks and Qualifications:

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of ANZ Mechanical Design Engineering Group of up to 30 employees

  • Strategic Management of the Engineering Group as a member of the Engineering Executive

  • Recruitment and development of staff

  • Drive continuous improvement strategies and innovation across the team

  • Support Engineering Director and Project Managers to ensure the Mechanical Design Engineering integrity of projects is maintained and overseen

  • Provide superior levels of Mechanical Design Engineering service, customer support and staffing for projects, sales and R&D activities

  • Proactively promote innovation, improvements, risk identification and safety management

  • Collaboration with the greater APAC team

  • Maintain Mechanical Design Engineering Excellence

  • Oversight of Mechanical Design Engineering activities

  • Cost control of budgets for the department and on projects

  • Support Sales and Consulting Group

  • Proposal development and estimating

About You - What We Are Looking For

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Strong team management experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics

  • Knowledge of material handling market

  • 10+ years Mechanical Design experience

  • Exceptional leadership skills and experience managing a technical team

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer facing presentation skills

  • Experience working on multidiscipline engineering projects

  • Working knowledge of best practice mechanical design engineering industry standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the mechanical engineering discipline

An attractive salary package is on offer and the chance to work with a progressive and innovative company experiencing high growth.

How To Apply

If you would like to apply for the above position, please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Please note that due to the high number of responses, we will only respond to candidates that have been shortlisted.

Dematic is committed to proving equal employment opportunity in all areas of employment including recruitment, selection, promotion, training etc. and in accordance with federal and state legislation, Dematic Pty Ltd (Dematic or the Company) promotes a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.