Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2020.07

Location: Campbellfield, VIC

Engineering areas: Industrial/Manufacturing, Mechanical, Materials

Business description:

A market leader in military restraints for the worlds most advanced Amphibious and Land MRAP Vehicles for Australia and North America. We are Australia’s most advanced industrial testing services organization of it’s type and a global supplier of safety restraints (seat belts, snatch straps, tow ropes and harnesses).

Testing Services for Defence include; Helicopter Energy Absorbing Seating; Dynamic Testing for DST; Data Acquisition and High-Speed Video for BAE and DST; and Durability and Environmental Testing for BAE Systems.

Projects / tasks:

1) Industrial Engineer – Design Phase for establishing new High Volume and Export Production Line, PFMEA, PCPs, etc for Defense Military Restraints.  (High Priority Program for local and export contracts)

2) Materials and/or Mechanical Engineer to work on a Military, FIA Quick Release Buckle and new Safety Belt program.  Initial Design concepts completed, prototypes and testing completed against initial design. Design for production is next phase.

3) Mechanical testing support including potential test program development and execution. Opportunities exist to work with instrumented Crash Test Dummies and instrumented test equipment; Novel industrial testing for mining, defence, etc.; and dynamic, environment, durability, and vibration test programs for Automotive and Industrial.

Technical skills:

  • Prior experience with Solid Works would be advantageous
  • Industrial Engineer, ability to look at existing processes, look at practical automation opportunities. Understanding of the principles Production and Quality Control. Knowledge of PFMEAs, PCPs, Value Stream Mapping, etc. would be advantageous. Needs to be practical in their thinking, and optimise both Manual, Automated and Test operations.
  • Materials and/or Mechanical Engineer with good knowledge of material properties and design to withstand dynamic forces. Good problem solving skills to address the current design deficiencies to overcome current performance failures.  Understanding of plastics, metals and glass filled plastics and alternative low weight materials.
  • Test Engineers.  Skill requirements are relatively open, however an engineer with Kinematics interest, Physics and mechanical engineering is prime for this role.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Good communication and report writing skills, Collaborative Work Ethic, Can do attitude.  The available roles will best suit an outgoing individual who is self-driven and able to work independently to drive the progress of these projects.