26 May 2023

Design Engineer at Bradken

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Job Description

At Bradken we’re more than solutions providers, we’re visionaries paving the way for a more productive and prosperous future for our customers. With a 3000-strong workforce, our ability to adapt and evolve keeps us positioned firmly as global leaders in the wear solutions market for the resources sector.

As a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and engineering, of products and services, for manufacturing and sales. You will facilitate data collection from customer sites and incorporate it into designs/services and bring back market ideas. You will maintain design knowledge of all Mineral Processing products under the direction of the Engineering Manager.

As a liaison between the manufacturing and engineering teams and the sales and marketing forces, your role will involve collaborating with all these teams to meet the expectations and framework set by the Product and Engineering Manager. You will be expected to provide consultation on the choice of techniques, timing, and follow-up to ensure that the products developed meet the needs of the market.

In addition to collaborating with other teams, you will also be responsible for performing design and engineering tasks for the development of new products and modification of existing ones. This will include tasks such as solid modelling, detailed drafting, analysis and simulation, site-based reverse engineering, and other technical requirements as needed.


To excel in this role, you will need to have great attention to detail and be committed to ongoing process improvements. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining internal and external standards and procedures, adhering to applicable Australian and international quality and manufacturing standards. This will include tasks such as document control, safety training, auditing, quality and performance monitoring, and design techniques. By staying on top of these tasks, you will help ensure that the products developed meet the highest standards of quality and safety.

This role will be based in Kitwe, Zambia, or Johannesburg, South Africa.

This role would require travel to client sites once every month.

Key Selection Criteria

Tertiary degree in Engineering
High level of proficiency in CAD including 3D modelling and 2D drafting preferably with Siemens NX or a similar package
Knowledge of mineral processing & material handling equipment and processes
Registered Professional Engineer with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) – desirable
Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) – Professional Engineer – desirable
If this sounds like your next career move, please apply along with your resume and a brief cover letter highlighting why this should be your next role by the close of business on 12 June 2023.

Why join our team at Bradken? We believe our people are our greatest asset. Keeping our team safe and healthy; physically and mentally has always been our top priority. We encourage and support dynamic and flexible work options to promote a healthy balance and let you get the most out of your time. We offer competitive pay and Total Reward packages. We also recognize and reward our employees for the great outcomes they produce and for living Our Values with local and global programs.

100 years of knowledge and experience behind us, endless opportunities ahead.


Bradken is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive, engaging, and flexible environment for our people because great things happen when individuals are given the opportunity to bring themselves into their work. All employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs

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Closing Date : 30th May, 2023.


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