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Senior Engineer, Manufacturing Support

Apply now Job no: 614107
Work type: Fixed Term Contract (Cochlear payrolled)
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Engineering, Oceania, Individual Contributor

  • Mechatronics, electronics, SMT, or production engineering disciplines are welcome
  • 12 months fixed term contract, full-time
  • Deliver high-value improvements in a business that changes lives

About Us

Imagine using your experience to help people around the world to hear again. We can offer a unique opportunity to join Cochlear, an iconic Australian company, leading the world in implantable hearing solutions. Our mission is to help more people to hear and experience life’s opportunities.

The Opportunity

A new opportunity has become available for a senior manufacturing support engineer to work as part of our Cochlear Brisbane Operations Manufacturing division based in Newstead on a 12 months fixed term contract with full time hours. 

This operation manufactures all external accessory components. In this role you will provide efficient engineering support to the production areas through implementation and management of day-to-day production and process improvements. Wednesday

Accountabilities include:

  • Provide support by being the first point of contact for production on yield, quality and throughput issues.
  • Solve production problems in the day-to-day running of the manufacturing lines.
  • Design, procure, and introduce tools and equipment to production.
  • Understand causes of production rejects and reclaim where possible.
  • Train and coach co-workers on improved processes and operations.
  • Cooperating with people across the business to execute improvement projects.

 You bring:

To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Must have
    • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering. Prefer mechatronics, electronics, or manufacturing.
    • Proven competencies in problem solving, design, and manufacturing.
    • Great interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ideal
    • Enthusiasm for working in a similar manufacturing role within a highly regulated industry.
    • Experience in working within a manufacturing management system (e.g., Lean).

Development Value for this Role

Cochlear will offer you the opportunity to continuously improve your skills in a globally active high-tech manufacturing environment. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people's lives

Cochlear Summary

Hear now. And always. As the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, Cochlear is dedicated to helping people with moderate to profound hearing loss experience a life full of hearing. We have provided more than 600,000 implantable devices, helping people of all ages to hear and connect with life’s opportunities. We aim to give people the best lifelong hearing experience and access to innovative future technologies. We collaborate with leading clinical, research and support networks. That’s why more people choose Cochlear than any other hearing implant company.

At Cochlear we value and welcome the unique contributions, perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds of our employees and aim to build a culture that celebrates and leverages these differences, creating a sense of belonging and enabling our people to realise their full potential. We offer flexible working arrangements, and we understand flexibility is not the same for everyone. We're open to a conversation about what flexibility means for you.


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