Senior Mechanical Engineer

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talent brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.



Trelleborg Marine Systems Australia is an international leader in the design and manufacture of Docking & Mooring products, focused on marine terminals in the Oil & Gas and Bulk Material as well as the Container, Ferry and Cruise industries.

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Technology Group.

About the Role:

You will be responsible for:

  • Working with a dynamic mix of mechanical, electrical and software engineers to design and develop new and innovative products for the docking and mooring industry
  • Work with the Lead Mechanical Engineer (Technology Group) and Technical Director in preparation of detailed product development charters
  • Completion of development deliverables in accordance with the project charter, including but not limited to Manufacturing drawings, Calculations, ITPs, Assembly instructions, Operations & Maintenance Manuals and ensuring compliance to relevant local regulatory and standards requirements
  • Provide technical support for prototype build and testing.
  • Field testing and occasional commissioning of prototype or new systems where required.
  • Provide in-depth technical support for products to other core business functions (Production, Projects, Marketing, Sales and Aftersales)

You will be a focal point for internal and external stakeholders, leading and working on multiple design developments at the same time. The role requires working in a dynamic team with an array of design types.

To be considered for the position the candidate must have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant working experience in mechanical and structural design practices (moving, rotating mechanical machinery, structures and hydraulics), application of relevant civil and mechanical codes and extensive experience with Solidworks
  • Australian or New Zealand citizenship or have a valid visa for working in Australia.

Key skills and Attributes:

  • Self motivated, driven to achieve results
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, good at working within a team environment to communicate, motivate, and engage others to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Results focused, willing to problem solve and give additional input as and when required to meet customer’s requirements.
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure, with effective time management.

The successful candidate will be exposed to international projects within the oil and gas industry. This is a rare opportunity to work within a dynamic company based in Melbourne with global links. 


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