Hardware Engineer - Munitions

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Location
Benalla
Reference #
R0103939
Closing Date
17-02-2021
Sector(s)

Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics

Vacancy Type
Permanent
Work type
Full-Time
Location: Benalla, Australia

About Thales

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

About Your Role

The Hardware Engineer - Munitions is a key role within the Australian Munitions R&D team and is responsible for quickly driving these innovative solutions and future products toward industrialisation and ultimately market. This role also supports existing products in terms of reducing cost of non-quality, cost down of goods and continuous improvements, and is a fixed term 12-month opportunity with the potential of ongoing work.

  • Driving or actively participating in munitions product design projects

  • Delivering product designs to budget and schedule

  • Developing the skills and knowledge on munitions product design

  • Ensuring designs are capable of being readily industrialised and hence meet design for manufacture requirements

  • Lead or assist with product or process continuous improvement activities

How About You?

  • Degree qualified mechanical engineer, materials engineer, metallurgist or demonstrated equivalent experience

  • At least 3 years of experience working in a manufacturing, design or related industry in a professional role.

  • Knowledge and understanding of product design, industrialisation and manufacture

  • Interpersonal influence and stakeholder management skills, as well as the ability to work at multi-levels of the organisation

  • Knowledge of material selection, manufacturing techniques and technologies (highly desirable)

  • Computational modelling experience in areas of CFD, metal drawing and forming, aerodynamics and processing (desirable)

  • Knowledge of lean principles, waste reduction and process optimisation (desirable)

Good to Know

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants. 

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.

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