Mechanical Engineering Lead

Lead Mechanical Engineer – Industrial Manufacturing
Our client is a market-leading manufacturing company with a long-standing history of supplying their high-quality and innovative products to a global market. They are now seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join their team on the Eastern Seaboard, based in Melbourne or Sydney.

The role will lead and manage the Mechanical Engineering team within the business, and drive the delivery of a large program of CAPEX and OPEX projects. There is an exciting pipeline of work to deliver that may lead to further career growth opportunities within the organisation.

Role outline:

  • Driving the design, development and installation of the mechanical aspects related to major upgrade projects on large scale Industrial Process Equipment.
  • Develop cost estimates and scope of works for major projects in the field.
  • Manage and develop sub-contractor relationships and manage other external technical expertise in order to drive on-time project delivery.
  • Develop mechanical engineering specifications and standards for process equipment delivered to facilitate effective ongoing maintenance.
  • Manage and develop a strong team of Mechanical Engineers and drive a strong safety culture across the team.

The successful individual:

  • Significant experience in the delivery of large-scale Process/ Manufacturing equipment in the Heavy Engineering Sector.
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to lead
  • Ability to travel as project requirements dictate.
  • Strong ability to lead internal and sub-contractor teams effectively.
  • Strong varied experience across all facets of mechanical engineering including design, troubleshooting and all aspects of commissioning.
  • Degree qualifications in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Strong experience in mechanical design and modelling tools such as AutoCAD, Pipeflow etc

This is a rare opportunity to be part of a career-defining, long term program of Capital-Intensive Projects, coupled with an exceptional salary package and could offer additional career opportunities for the right person.

Interested applicants can apply directly by clicking the apply now button or for a confidential chat regarding this or any other position please contact Tim Smith on 0413 440 551 or email at

Job Details

Job Title:
Mechanical Engineering Lead
Job Group:
Engineering / Mechanical
Job Classification:
Permanent / Full Time