Engineering Manager

Job title: Engineering Manager

Company: Rheinmetall

Job description: AU0188716-Aug-2024WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FORAbout the TeamBased in our offices in Melbourne, you will support the Heavy Weapons Carrier program, leading and managing the design developments, specifications and requirements.About the RoleThe Engineering Manager Heavy Weapon Carrier (HWC) leads and manages the design developments in order to deliver the HWC Program. The role is responsible to ensure designs are compliant with internal and external specifications and requirements in order to allow the Chief Engineer to certify a compliant design.The duties of the Engineering Manager (HWC) you can anticipate some of your day-to-day tasks to include:

  • Manage the development of functional specifications and execution of work packages which form basis for design developments (in collaboration with the allocated Systems Engineers);
  • For the allocated design developments, act as the primary point of contact with European Rheinmetall entities and participate or lead regular meetings, forming close and productive relationships;
  • Allocate work packages to the other Engineering functions within the HWC team, and the broader business, in order to deliver specification compliant designs;
  • Provide active and forward-leaning management of the Australian customer to support Contractual outcomes;
  • Monitor and report the overall status of design developments against specification, schedule and cost and provide forecasts of technical progress;
  • Prioritise tasks and manage the engineering teams to conceive, develop and deliver design solutions;
  • Conduct internal design reviews, approving work to progress through Team Center, acting as the internal design approving authority in order to deliver compliant designs for Chief Engineer design acceptance certification;
  • Provide timely and comprehensive technical advice to the Chief Engineer;
  • Provide problem solving and continuous improvement support to Production and Through Life Support; and
  • Assist in the development of departmental capability including the development of tools, processes and templates.

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS YOU SHOULD HAVEWhat are we looking for?Rheinmetall seeks applicants who exemplify our Company’s values of Safety, Partnering, Openness, Respect and Trust (SPORT). This creates a workplace environment where employees value each other, live up to their promises and communicate openly.The experience and skillset best suited to this role includes:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering that is recognised by Engineers Australia;
  • Extensive engineering experience in military or automotive vehicle design;
  • Demonstrated high level of technical team leadership experience;
  • Have excellent written English communication skills using automotive engineering terminology; and
  • Must hold or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance (must hold Australian Citizenship).


  • Work as part of a team with real purpose in what we do;
  • Attractive remuneration packages with salary sacrificing and novated leases;
  • Access to exclusive employee discounts with over 400 retailers in Australia to help cost of living;
  • On-site subsidised café with themed days and multiple dietary options;
  • Long weekends every second week with a 9 day working fortnight;
  • Opportunity to work on major projects within our Vehicle Systems (Logistic, Tactical Wheeled, Tactical Tracked), Electronic Solutions, Weapon & Ammunition Divisions);
  • Generous internal incentive and referral program;
  • Genuine career development and progression opportunities;
  • Extensive Employee Assistance Program to support overall health and wellbeing; and
  • We are proud to be recognised as an Endorsed Employer for All Women by WORK180.

CONTACT INFORMATIONRDA Talent Acquisition Team#LI-DW1Applications will close on 16th August 2024.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONA Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian Citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.Further information regarding clearance is available at:We know that when people from diverse backgrounds and different points of view work together, we create the most value – for our clients, our people and our community. If you don’t think you quite meet all of the requirements of the position, we’d still love to hear from you.If you would like to express your interest in this role, please speak to your Line/Direct manager before applying.

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Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Fri, 19 Jul 2024 04:11:32 GMT

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