Design Engineer – Operations (structural engineering knowledge / experience)

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About The Company

As a leading supplier of racking solutions and industrial racking in Australia, your new company is a full-service, turnkey storage solution provider, offering a wide range of traditional racking including: Cantilever, Tyre, Pigeon Hole, Mezzanine, Long Span Shelving, and Pallet Racking, as well as being a pioneering force in the sphere of electronic mobile, and shuttle racking solutions. The future of storage is moving quickly, and this company is fully prepared to enter this high tech era.

About The Role

As a Design Engineer, you will:
  • contribute to the growth and profitability of the company by providing professional technical solutions and engineering support
  • ensure a constantly high level of product knowledge, service and administration to ultimately deliver to the client the most superior product and solution
  • creatively identify feasible and potential solutions for projects through feedback and communications with clients, the sales team and on-site investigation

Key Responsibilities & Duties


  • Conduct site surveys and gather relevant information from clients in order to come up with the desired design or solution
  • Prepare detailed product specification and layout design
  • Determine the feasibility of projects from a design perspective then liaise with internal stakeholders including sales, finance and warehouse teams to ensure cooperation, consistency and follow through to handover to project management team
  • Consult with clients on their warehouse requirements and provide a solution to their needs Liaise with sales team to prepare required drawings and solutions
  • Process layouts with accuracy and professionalism
  • Liaise with manufacturer on designs to determine cost estimates
  • Liaise with sales staff to confirm designs and cost estimates

Sales & Marketing

  • Manage existing client accounts and build relationships with their design teams
  • Provide after sales support to Project Manager
  • Achieve set budgeted KPI’s and improve bottom line
  • Maximise customer satisfaction and the company’s business reputation
  • Ensure relevant administration is completed and follows company policy and procedure
  • Ensure target margins are met for each project with reasonable and cost-worthy solutions
  • Help create an environment that supports business culture and values and fosters a customer driven, can-do attitude and promotes improvement and innovation

Selection Criteria

It is essential that you have:
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in the design and estimation of racking systems (fresh graduates or students about to graduate are encouraged to apply)
  • Structural Engineering Qualification as minimum, or relevant qualifications
Preferable skills/experience and personal attributes:
  • Previous experience in shop fitting, warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, building or construction projects
  • Previous project management experience
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of contemporary design and/or structural engineering
  • Experience working with and a knowledge of relevant Australian Standards and Regulations including seismic and wind ratings
  • Previous estimating and budgeting experience
  • Experience working with customer driven organisations and demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within an organisation
  • Highly developed time management skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable, with very good personal organisation skills
  • Proficient in AutoCad or other automated design packages
  • Punctual and well presented
  • Previous experience utilising MYOB
  • Desirable: Bilingual – English and Mandarin

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