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Senior Mechanical Engineer



Adelaide SA, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

QinetiQ employs more than 8500 people in more than 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

We are looking for an experienced Senior EngineerMechanical to join our Integrated Engineering Services division, based in Adelaide.

As a Senior Engineer - Mechanical, you will be supporting the design and manufacture of critical components, with your duties including, but not limited to;

  • General mechanical engineering design and drafting to support research and development activities
  • Management / coordination of component fabrication and acceptance
  • Maintenance of engineering management tools
  • Any other mechanical engineering support activities as required by the task lead

To be successful in the role of Senior Engineer - Mechanical, you will need to bring with you;

  • Degree qualified in a mechanical engineering (or related) field
  • Proficient in multiple CAD software packages (specifically, Solid Edge)
  • Experience in producing detailed design drawings for component manufacture
  • Experience in the modelling of propulsion systems
  • Ability to undertake finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Competent with structural analysis tools and software packages (specifically, ANSYS)

Applicants MUST hold a Baseline Australian Government Security Clearance which will be upgraded to an NV1.

Looking for an Employer with Benefits?

At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career. You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code

A full list of our employee benefits can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/en-au/careers/benefits



As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people.

QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.