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Senior Project / Design Engineer

We are offering an opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team on a full-time permanent basis.   

Our new team member will have proven experience designing machinery within the FMCG industry and will be eager to take the next step into project management by working on the design of projects and then seeing them through to installation. 

Above all else, we are looking for an ambitious, confident, team player with leadership qualities.  

You will be responsible for creating forward thinking, accurate and functional mechanical designs with consideration to project timelines and budgets as well as oversee the manufacture and commissioning of the project.

What you'll need to succeed 
Your attributes include being energetic, organised, detail focused, positive, happy to help, flexible and a keen learner. 

You will have the requisite ability, confidence and knowledge to:

  • Communicate in a clear and professional manner to customers both oral and written

  • Produce engineering designs on CAD using Creo software

  • Have a proactive approach to problem solving and process improvement

  • Provide reporting and analysis to various levels of management


Skills Required

  • Bachelor of Engineering

  • 5+ years Packaging experience within food and beverage industry

  • 5+ years 3D Modelling experience

  • High level of interpersonal skills

  • The ability to manage competing and changing priorities

  • Proficiency in Windows-based administration applications

  • Proficiency in CAD using Creo Software

  • Proficiency in Windchill PLM Software


 Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Produce engineering designs on CAD using Creo software

  • Detailed specifications for the production of equipment and work flows

  • Detailing of manufacturing systems and processing techniques

  • Provide input into process improvement

  • Project management of manufacturing processes to ensure timely completion of projects

  • Apply knowledge of Australian Standards to all designs

  • Contribute to the development of equipment including installation, commissioning, training and integration

  • Maintain drawings catalogues and product manuals

  • Liaise as required with clients regarding projects

  • Provide technical support to the sales and service teams

  • Liaison with manufacturing management

  • Team orientated work environment

  • Provide leadership and guidance to junior designers

  • Adhere, maintain and contribute to the continuous improvement of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System


Fibre King design, build, install and maintain end of line packaging equipment that exceed production expectations within the meat, dairy, beverage, food, FMCG, personal care, pharmaceutical and fresh produce industries.  With over 90 years of engineering experience we deliver the international standard in packaging machinery globally and are a leading packaging equipment supplier in Australia.

We are proud of the work that we do, and wouldn’t be successful without our passionate team of dedicated people. If you would like to work with us, email your letter of introduction and current resume to

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