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Mechanical Engineer at Baraja

Lindfield, NSW

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Baraja is changing 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 world’s greatest investors and with a team that has already delivered an amazing product, Baraja is the next Australia based, globally focused, $B tech company
We are now searching for Mechanical Engineer to join the team at Baraja. The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the complete development lifecycle of the mechanical components for the products developed by the Company. This encompasses the architecture, prototyping, design, development, testing and transfer to manufacture of the product’s mechanical components with an emphasis in opto-mechanical and electro-mechanical interfaces. The goal is to create the scalable and optimised mechanical systems that are required to deliver the Company’s product strategy.

Research and development

  • Investigating, prototyping, designing and testing mechanical designs as required by the product requirements;
  • Executing simulations and corroborating through test the accuracy of the simulation models in order to evaluate trade-offs in performance, reliability, size and cost;
  • Defining the mechanical architecture and interfaces between the electrical, mechanical, optical and thermal domains;
  • Designing scalable and optimised mechanical systems to deliver the Company’s product strategy with emphasis on quality, manufacturability, timeliness, reliability, and cost; and
  • Investigating reliability requirements and relevant/applicable standards for the Company’s products and intended use.

Production quality

  • Ensure reliability is designed from the beginning into the products and assembly processes;
  • Developing procedures and processes to deliver high-quality mechanical systems consistently, e.g. requirements gathering, requirements-driven design, design reviews, modelling, simulation, design verification protocols, and version control;
  • Developing the infrastructure that supports automation tools for the improvement of mechanical quality, e.g. quality inspection, metrology, etc; and
  • Ensuring these procedures and processes are scalable and effectively adhered to by the Mechanical Engineer(s).
Technical management

  • Fostering a culture of innovation by sharing knowledge among colleagues, presenting technical material and encouraging junior engineers and engineers of other disciplines to absorb knowledge about mechanical design.


  • Mentor and support graduate engineers
You will need

  • Current permit to work full time in Australia on an ongoing basis
  • Well-versed design and prototyping skills
  • A keen eye for detail with a logical approach to problem solving
  • 3D CAD/SOLIDWORKS experience 
  • Experience with design work involving 3D models and 2D drawing software, investigations, analysis and testing
  • Bachelor of Engineering + 5 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Deep experience in electro-mechanical product development

It would be great if you also had

  • Experience in low cost manufacturing or highly regulated industry e.g. automotive, medical, aerospace.
  • Product and Industrial design skills
  • Experience in design of CNC/Sheetmetal/fabricated/injection moulded components
  • Opto-mechanical design experience

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.

About Baraja

Office address

  • 36 Bradfield Road, Lindfield, NSW, 2070

Company size

11-50 people

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