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Team Lead - Mining Machinery Engineering

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/11/2018
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Position

As one of Australia's leading engineering consultancies within the civil infrastructure market, this company is looking to expand by recruiting only the best Mechanical Engineers the country has to offer. Through expert design and an innovative company ethos, is it no wonder this company is spearheading to the top of the Australian consultancy ladder. This company is also recognised internationally in Europe and the middle East, focusing on specific engineering disciplines to provide the highest quality of service.

While offering the security of a large international business, this company ensures the happiness and comfort of their staff by maintaining the 'family-style' feel of a small business.

Role and Responsibilities

Through and internal promotion and increased company growth, the position of Team Lead - Machinery has become available. The basic functions of the role is as follows:


  1. Plan, organise, control and manage business unit operational functions, including business planning (in support of Machinery Group Strategic Business Objectives), business development, project management, contract and legal, risk management, and staff resources.
  2. Take ownership for the provision of consulting services, ensuring that client needs are met and staff structuring and resourcing are appropriately managed to ensure timely and technically robust delivery of outcomes.
  3. Monitor and control the financial operation of the business unit, as well as taking proactive measures to address areas of concern.
  4. Provide input to the maintenance and delivery of websites and other market-facing platforms and promotional materials.
  5. Provide required reporting information to the Head of Consulting. This includes monthly reports summarising financial and other related performance in relation to key performance indicators and near-term forecasts, with commentary regarding the business unit.
  6. Actively participate in regular Machinery Group Operations Team Meetings with other Team Leads.
  7. Work closely with the HR Business Partner regarding people issues, including but not limited to recruitment and staff development, to satisfy operational demands and staff professional development requirements.
  8. Encourage collaboration and communication with other business units, and facilitate resource sharing as required in order to meet project time-frames.
  9. Work closely with the Business Development Manager and the Marketing Manager on initiatives that affect the business unit.
  10. Adhere to, and actively promote, quality, safety and environmental procedures/standards, as contained in the company Integrated Management System (IMS) portal, COMPASS.

The Successful Candidate

The most important attribute in a candidate that this company is looking for is someone technically minded with a genuine passion for machinery and machine design. A strong background in mining machinery, rail machines or FEA is also ideal. To hear more about this opportunity, please apply today.

About Fircroft: Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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