Job title: Design Draftsperson
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Schlam - Payload (Forrestfield)
Job published: 18/11/2022
Job ID: 32516

Job Description

Permanent Position in growing company

Join a friendly team of professionals

Opportunity for career progression

Due to ongoing growth in our organisation, we are seeking a Design Draftsperson to join our Engineering team.  Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this permanent full-time position will be responsible for managing and creating design documentation for project specific requirements for our operations at Schlam. Design work will also include product/process refinement, new product development, system/procedure improvements, and productivity improvement initiatives.

The key taks of this role include: 

  • Providing detailed drawings and designs, working with the Technical Manager and Project Coordinators to take products from concept to final design
  • Facilitating the processes to develop solutions, including constructability (safety) and construction cost reviews
  • Project managing the outputs to meet agreed timelines set
  • Providing a high standard of customer satisfaction through the development and presentation of detailed project drawings and designs as required to meet the client’s design brief/requirement
  • Ensuring adherence to the organisation’s systems and IT software (HR, QMS, IMS, SMS, Finance (includes Stores), INX, EXO).
  • Collaborating with system owners, document any improvements identified prior to implementation
  • Developmenting and implementation of project documentation to meet quality assurance standards
  • Creating new or modify existing Solidworks models from specifications provided. From the model, create 2D assembly and manufacture drawings including DXFs

What do you need to apply for this role?

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Drafting and/or Design or similar field
  • Qualifications and/or experience in CAD 3D Drafting
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills with experience in writing procedural documentation
  • 5 years’ experience in drafting and design in Mechanical engineering field
  • Experience in design/drafting of mobile plant and mining machinery
  • Strong knowledge of fabrication standards, welding specifications, assembly instructions and general arrangement details
  • Knowledge of mining machinery, in particular buckets and dump body trays (highly desirable)
  • Understanding research and development (desirable)

Choosing the right employer is one of the most important decisions you can make, so why would you want to work with Schlam?

  • Permanent Full-time position where stability and longevity are offered
  • Flexible working arrangements negotiable
  • Positive and productive team environment
  • Monthly events with the team and other social events within Schlam Group
  • Access to our Employee Benefits Program, with discounts at over 400 retailers
  • Volunteering day leave