Careers at Statewide Hydraulics

For over 20 years, the Statewide Hydraulics team has been dedicated to providing comprehensive hydraulic services that include product recommendations, power unit design and manufacturing, valve and control solutions, and hydraulic hose and cylinder repairs. We’re regularly looking to expand our team to service our growing client base.

Current Positions Available

 

Sales & Project Engineer

Mechanical Engineer, or Trade qualified candidate.

Thomastown

Melbourne – VIC

 

Full-time Salary based on qualifications and Experience

(Please note, we will not be considering any applications from applicants not already residing in Australia.)

 

 

About the Company:

We are a small hydraulics engineering company located in the Northern suburbs, who deal in the sales and services of hydraulic equipment across greater Melbourne, & interstate, specializing in the maintenance, installation, and supply of new systems across many industries.

We have several key products as can be seen on our web site.

We market these as individual products or part of specifically designed packages for specific applications. Some of these projects we take rite through to manufacture, install and commissioning stage of a project.

 

Scope of Role:

An immediate opportunity has arisen for a driven mechanical engineer to join the team as we look to improve our engineering team.

Operating hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm from Monday – Friday. And some after hours work as required, on weekend projects. As you will be required to do work external to our office on occasions these hours may vary slightly from time to time.

 

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

  • The key role is to support the sales team and talk to clients with the view of obtaining sales. (there would be some set budgets)
  • Design and implement cost effective products, components and equipment modification to help improve safety and production systems for manufacturing, transport and construction industries.
  • Develop project specification and use new materials, technologies capacities and lay out of the plant
  • Managing or organizing people and projects resources and the delivery of materials by using engineering principle and techniques
  • Monitor and commission plant systems
  • Carrying out regular inspections at the workplace
  • Assisting clients with identifying and sourcing essential products in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with sales teams to provide appropriate product recommendations and post-sale technical support.
    • Preparing quotes and sales presentations
    • Providing appropriate technical solutions
    • Support business marketing by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events as required
  • Identifying new business and alternative channel opportunities
  • Maintain and expand existing CAD library following company standard and procedures.
  • Placing orders and helping with product and material procurement
  • Supervising of work through the workshop and on site
  • Helping to manage the business, production of content for marketing reasons, & assistance with other managerial issues.
  • Assist with project design
  • Supervise some workshop activities
  • Assist with sales and marketing as required.

This position can be fast paced and will offer a great variety of work and challenge you every day you come to work.

 

Skills Required:

  • Understanding of types of hydraulic systems, and componentry.
  • The ability to draw, read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic schematics, concepts and systems.
  • Ability to design and document hydraulic and pneumatic systems on a range of industrial projects
  • Assemble and provide relevant information and drawings for quotations for tenders accordingly.
  • Hands on experience troubleshooting hydraulic systems.

 

Standard Company Responsibilities:

In addition to the duties and skills specified above, the following standards/duties shall apply:

  • Provide a consistently high level of service to our customers in a prompt and pleasant manner.
  • Ensure accurate and prompt response or referral of all customer requests and respond to assigned requests within the prescribed time frame.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards and confidentiality in dealing with our customers and each other.
  • Develop individual skills and knowledge that will better serve our customers.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for the health and safety of anyone else who may be affected by your acts or omissions at the workplace.
  • Co-operate with your employer with respect to any action taken by the employer to comply with any requirement imposed by or under the Health & Safety Acts, Regulations and Codes of Practice.
  • Ensure that work and services are always provided in a safe manner by regularly reviewing practices and environment and by participating in OH&S training where required.
  • Identify continuous quality improvement opportunities and participate in the development of quality procedures as required.
  • Actively participate in the Company’s Performance Management System to improve performance and identify areas of development.
  • Ensure adherence to the Company’s Code of Conduct and other policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a level of competency and knowledge in Hydraulic system applications and internal systems including:
    • SQL and Access Databases
    • Outlook
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • Solid Works
    • Auto Cad
    • Basic Photoshop

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Degree in Mechanical Engineering and probably certified as a professional engineer by Engineering Australia.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer
  • Minimum of 2 years in a continuous sales or sales support role. (prefer if these to requirements have been done concurrently)
  • Proven knowledge and experience working within a technical design focused Fluid power engineering role
  • Solid understanding of current fluid power regulation and all applicable Codes and Standards
  • Well-developed MS Office skills
  • Excellent spoken English, and written communication skills. (As your communications skills are vital to this role, English will probably be your first language.
  • The ability to manage project priorities and communicate effectively with all
  • Self-motivated and commitment to continuous improvement
  • The ability to think creatively and provide solutions

We expect that you would reside within easy traveling distance to the Melbourne Northern suburbs.

 

Applications to: robert@statewidehydralics.com.au

Please write the words Job Application in the subject line.

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Statewide Hydraulics

19 Tuscan Ct, Thomastown VIC 3074

Phone:

03 9460 2377

Email:

sales@statewidehydraulics.com.au

Opening Hours:

7:30am – 4pm

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