Mechanical Engineer

--Sydney Australia--

Baraja is changing in the world of self-driving cars, through their invention of a new type of LiDar, called Spectrum-Scan which delivers the highest performance available.   Expanding globally, backed by some of the worlds greatest investors, this is Australia’s next $B tech company.   With a team of over 90 across Australia, the US and China, Baraja is now seeking to find a Mechanical Manager to join our team in Sydney. Our team has high-performing engineers and scientists that are investigating novel technologies for our autonomous vehicle sensors. You will report to the Mechanical Team Leader/VP Product Development

What are looking for:

A person to design high-quality mechanical components, processes and systems from concept to manufacturing, within a fast-paced and collaborative environment

And be responsible for:

  • High-quality Parts integrated smoothly into manufacturing.

  • Deliver rapid prototype iterations to prove system concepts

  • Review designs for mass manufacturing processes and to minimize component cost.

  • Clear component specifications and open communication with suppliers

  • Requirements and project milestones met and well communicated

  • Root cause analysis and problem-solving of mechanical issues

  • System and component designs verified to meet regulations and customer needs on time

  • Design test plans to characterize components and confirm the design direction.

  • Improve ongoing processes in the company and the team


About you:

  • 10 years of product development experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Industrial Design

  • Working with quality controls, to design, measure, and confirm process capability

  • Experience with solidworks or equivalent CAD, generating mechanical specifications

  • Experience with testing to customer requirements and working with standards 

  • Demonstrate innovation, determination and enthusiasm

  • Requires high volume automotive industry manufacturing experience.


  • Preferable experience with Assessment of risk (e.g. tools such as risk assessment or FMEA)

  • Preferable experience in Thermal modelling experience, CFD or FEA, Optics or Photonics

  • Familiar with LabVIEW, Python, or C

Our culture is honest and humble, enabling exceptional people to perform, supported and encouraged to be amazing.  We’re mature and experienced, we understand the importance of balance and performance.  We strive to enable ourselves to be not only the best at work but in life.  We provide salary and equity package, health and wellness, four weeks of holiday plus sick leave and support for family emergencies. 

If the above sounds exciting, then let’s talk.