Controls Engineer

Department: Design

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $55,000 - $75,000 plus super 


  • Skills training at the company's expense
  • Semi-annual KPI appraisal
  • Performace-based commission and salary bonus

Award Classification: Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2010 [MA000010]

Award Category:  C4 - Engineering Associate/Laboratory Technical Officer

ANZCO Code: 233411

Work Eligibility: Able to work in Australia with no restriction

 Mexx Engineering actively invests on employees who are keen to:

  • Work towards a common goal.
  • Commit to achieving project outcome
  • Takes ownership of allocated duties and tasks.
  • Practice exceptional work ethics.

A system is in place to encourage exceptional performance within the team. The semi-annual KPI appraisal aims to identify, monitor, and manage each employee's strengths and weaknesses for the purpose of professional development, operational efficiency, and profitability.

About the Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Designing electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer, communication and control systems, and other industrial applications
  • Designing software, especially embedded software, to be used within such systems
  • Developing apparatus and procedures to test electronic components, circuits and systems
  • Supervising installation and commissioning of computer, communication and control systems, and ensuring proper control and protection methods, if required
  • Establishing and monitoring performance and safety standards and procedures for operation, modification, maintenance and repair of such systems
  • Designing communications bearers based on wired, optical fibre and wireless communication media
  • Analysing communications traffic and level of service, and determining the type of installation, location, layout and transmission medium for communication systems
  • Designing and developing signal processing algorithms and implementing these through appropriate choice of hardware and software
  • Post project customer support



  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering would be desirable


  • Proven experience in concept development, 3D design and detailing
  • Familiarity with safety requirements of machine design
  • High-level technical skills with demonstrated experience in commonly used 3D CAD software
  • Sound knowledge of PLC’s, sensors, pneumatics, servo motors, conveyors and robotic based automation systems
  • Knowledge, or the ability to quickly gain knowledge in robotic based automation systems
  • Be familiar with manufacturing practice and experience in automation and robotic design concepts

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking 
  • Understands and manages external and internal customer expectations
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to accurately and effectively convey information 
  • Self-motivated and proactive 
  • Strong work ethic with prioritisation, time-management and deadline achievement skills
  • Team player
  • Right to work in Australia

How to submit an expression of interest?

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  • Submit cover letter and current resume via Seek. 
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  • Use the job position as your email subject for our reference
  • Applicants who follow instructions carefully are reviewed closely
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly