Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Flinders University
  • Australia, SA
  • Sep 8, 2021
Engineering Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

(Medical Device Research Institute)


About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia's most enterprising graduates.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we're seeking an outstanding individual to join our Medical Device Research Institute.

Employment Type

Fixed-term, available on a part-time or full-time basis (0.6FTE - 1.0FTE) until 31 December 2023

Compensation Grade

Higher Education Level 6

Salary Range

$81,377 - $86,765 pro-rata

Position Summary

In this role, you will join the research and development team within the Medical Device Research Institute at Flinders University. The team is focussed on developing new medical device product ideas, particularly for external clients through the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) and the Australian National Fabrication Facility.

The MDPP is a national MedTech program that brings together researchers, clinicians and industry to design and develop medical device prototypes for innovators and entrepreneurs. MDPP has completed more than 100 projects and created dozens of start-ups since it began in 2008. Projects are short and diverse, with a wide range of technical challenges and opportunities to develop understanding across all areas of medical devices.

As the Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be involved in the design, prototyping, testing and documentation of novel medical devices, and expected to develop sound engineering solutions that meet client needs and are designed for efficient and cost-effective manufacture.

About the Role

As an integral member of the Medical Device Research Institute team, you will be responsible for:

Role requirements

Are you an innovative, enthusiastic and suitably qualified mechanical engineer? To be successful in this role, you will have:

Previous experience working in the medical device sector and a basic understanding of medical device regulatory requirements are highly desirable.

Sound like you? Don't wait. Apply to work at Flinders and step into your future.

Information for Applicants:

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

How to Apply

Full details including how to apply on-line can be found at our Jobs@Flinders website:

Applications to be submitted before:

11:59pm, Sunday 26 September 2021

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.