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Senior Mechanical Engineer L4

Country/Region:  Ne
City:  Whanagarei


Senior Mechanical Engineer


  • Bring your innovative solutions to the MID Team in Whangarei
  • Part of a progressive and innovative Global business
  • Agile workplace with great career advancement opportunities



About the role:


Reporting to our Senior Design Engineer – Team Lead, you’ll form a key part of our Engineering Design Team at MID. Marine Industrial Design (MID) is a Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering consultancy trusted by our clients to provide proven, independent, reliable engineering solutions to help their businesses succeed.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Design estimation and work scope assessment.
  • Preliminary design, including the production of feasibility study reports and design specifications.
  • Carry out engineering calculations and technical investigations relevant to engineering discipline.
  • Conduct design reviews.
  • Produce detailed technical reports.


About you:


  • Hold a relevant degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Professional Membership of an associated engineering body/council
  • Have at least 5 years' relevant experience in relatable engineering roles
  • Experience in a multidisciplinary Design Office.
  • Proficient skills in CAD software packages – including 2D/3D modelling (Autodesk products desirable).


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you:


  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility.
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more.
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave.
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan.
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days.
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.


Who we are:


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Locally in New Zealand, our wholly owned subsidiary business Marine Industrial Design (MID) is a well-respected Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering consultancy.  Our team of professional Naval Architects, Marine, Mechanical, Electrical and Design Engineers provide a blend of innovation and ingenuity, backed up by proven engineering experience.  We are trusted by our clients to provide professional, pragmatic, and proven solutions to help their businesses succeed.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  By requirement of a New Zealand Defence Force directive, it is essential that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and are required to provide proof of vaccination status.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


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