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Mechanical Design Engineer



Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.

All we accomplish is grounded in our core values of World Class, Empowered, Accountable, Respectful, Engaged.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description

Brooks is a growing, fast-paced technology leader of automation solutions which support the dynamic and expanding semiconductor and life sciences lab markets. At Brooks, new ideas, technologies, and ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and collaborate with one another to achieve new heights. Brooks – Laboratory Automation Systems, specialise in the design and manufacture of compact, innovative benchtop automation for optimising pre- and post-analytical workflows in pathology and analytical laboratories, and has installations worldwide. We are searching for a Mechanical Design Engineer as we accelerate our growth journey.

What you’ll do:

  • Work collaboratively with customers and multi-disciplinary teams to design, develop and improve new and existing products from ideation to production,

  • Create concept images for new product proposals,

  • Create 3D CAD models and manufacturing drawings using PTC Creo,

What you’ll bring:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline,

  • 5+ years previous experience in product design (automation experience is desirable),

  • New product development experience from conceptual design through to production,

  • Machine design experience, part/component detailed design,

  • 2D drawing for manufacture, knowledge in GD&T,

  • Experience in designing with electro-mechanical components including motors and sensors,

  • Proven ability to meet pre-determined timeframes,

  • A strong communicator, capable of building effective relationships with all stakeholders and multidisciplinary teams at all levels of the organisation,

  • An eye for detail,

  • A solutions-oriented focus,

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,

  • Excellent critical thinking, diagnosis and problem solving skills,

  • Demonstrable ability to work autonomously and consistently deliver results,

  • A strong team player, mentor and coach for junior colleagues.

What we offer:

  • Exciting career opportunities await you in a growing company,

  • An opportunity to be part of a passionate and motivated team,

  • With your ideas and your input, you can have a decisive influence on our success and play a leading role in this,

  • You will receive an attractive salary,

  • Flexible working arrangements,

  • Access to health and wellness programs,

  • You will receive a detailed induction.

Brooks Automation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all.



If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please email at HR.Recruiting@brooks.com for assistance.

Brooks Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.