Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Location: Wilsonville, Oregon
Work Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: 13 October, 2021

The Company

How would you like to work with an Australian Founded, Multiple award -winning International Organization with offices around the world? With the Head office in Sydney, Australia, tna is an innovative and successful integrated packaging & processing solutions company with over 14,000 system installed across 120+ countries.

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About the Role

This role is responsible for designing food processing machinery & systems, using creativity to develop innovative approaches while ensuring optimum customer service and satisfaction.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design and develop machinery to meet performance, operational and cost specifications.
  • Development includes assembly, commissioning, testing & ongoing refinement.
  • Liaise with and establish excellent relationships with customers, colleagues, suppliers and internal departments
  • Continually identify, implement, monitor and update processes & practices to ensure a high standard of consistency with design philosophies
  • Generate designs and drawings that are of optimum quality. Consider all upstream and downstream effects on the business, internal customers and end users
  • Manage design projects ensuring all milestones are met as per the schedule
  • Assist with and provide high level support to the customer and the team
  • Work closely with manufacturing, ensuring you are a key team member in transitioning new designs through documentation, prototyping, timely production and testing

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years design experience – in special purpose machine design or manufacturing related field
  • Knowledge of Vault & PDM system
  • Experience with 2D CAD and 3D modelling – Autodesk Inventor Preferred
  • Design of sheet metal parts & weldments is preferred
  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Exposure to the food and packaging industry is preferred

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills – able to build relationships both internally and externally
  • Able to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Able to make decisions individually and collaboratively
  • Time planning skills
  • Ability to produce documentation of a level suitable for manufacturing & installation personnel
  • Logical, pragmatic, and able to think creatively to deliver new solutions
  • Ability to travel (10% per quarter)

To be considered for this role:

You must include a cover letter and resume highlighting the required skills/experience, as well as your achievements in the above core responsibilities.

Unfortunately, we are unable to consider applicants who do not include this information.

If you are interested in working with a highly talented team with a family culture built on innovation, then please email the above details to [email protected]