Applications Engineer - Gear Grinding

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Department: Applications Engineering


About the Company:

ANCA is a world leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality CNC tool and cutter grinders.

Operating for over 40 years, we are a proud Australian company serving a global market with our range of innovative products and solutions. We design and manufacture machines that produce a wide range of tools and other components that contribute to almost everything you do in your daily life, from the smart phone you talk on, to the car that you drive.

Innovation and diverse ideas have always been part of ANCA’s DNA. It’s this culture that has seen us grow to over 1000 employees world-wide and have facilities in more than 12 countries.


About this Role: 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Gear Grinding Engineer to join a global market leading organization, which specialises in the design and manufacture of CNC grinding machines.

Based in Australian HQ, you will be the major contributor to the design and development of the Gear Grinding applications on our CNC Grinding Machines, ensuring best practice throughout the team. Using your Gear Grinding experience, you will be responsible for testing and validating innovative new products and produce customer sample tools to exacting standards. You will implement and support engineering functions that drive innovation, direction, and quality.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Liaise with Branch engineers, Customers and Operations during the preliminary design stage to accurately determine the customer requirements from a technical perspective.
  • Prepare the detailed time estimation in support of projects.
  • Develop and work to clear specifications based on the business requirements and analysis.
  • Create training material to support customers and conduct application training at required locations.
  • Prepare necessary support documentation for project, to aid the installation of product using set technical and process standards.
  • Liaise with engineering team during the design stage to ensure design concepts support best practice.
  • Apply methods to analyse, evaluate and recommend options to improve the efficiency of existing equipment.


Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proven technical competency in gear grinding and measurement.
  • Proven comprehension of grinding principles and their application to machine tool design.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Demonstrated experience in practical application of data collection and analysis.
  • Experience in manufacture of gear cutting tools is desirable.
  • Ability to autonomously manage small to medium projects, prioritizing tasks and delivering, within agreed time frame.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications, especially in MS Excel.
  • Total commitment to safe working practices.



  • Help with re-location and visa requirements is available if required.
  • Discounted gym membership and Health Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program – for employees and immediate family.
  • Flexible Working Hours.
  • Provided uniform and PPE.



At ANCA, we strive to foster an environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and teamwork. We do more than just make machine tools; we are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible and provide our team the freedom to do this, whilst having a lot of fun along the way. 

We welcome people from different backgrounds, cultures, and ways of thinking. We value people with a taste for problem-solving, an entrepreneurial mindset and a collaborative approach. Whilst our work has its challenges, we are a supportive team that helps develop our people to create the next generation of technology. 

It is our values and our people that set us apart and shape our reputation as one of the world leaders in our field.


If you’re ready to be challenged to be the best you can be – ANCA is the place for you. Apply Now -  Email your CV to