Manufacturing Engineer - Component Manufacturing CAM

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Department: Manufacturing Engineering


ANCA Pty Ltd is a long established, privately owned, Australian manufacturer of precision CNC Tool and Cutter Grinding Machines and is recognised globally for its world class leading edge products and technologies. Our brand is synonymous with constant improvement, innovation, engineering excellence, quality and pride. With our head office in Bayswater, Victoria, ANCA also has branches in USA, Asia and Europe.

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer (CAM) to join the team in Bayswater.


Reporting through to the CI Team Leader, the Manufacturing Engineer (CAM) will be responsible for;

  • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects, training/ workshops to drive cultural change;
  • Conduct root cause analysis, assist with troubleshooting of manufacturing / logistics, business and assembly issues, understand material and information flows, set-up project plans, plant and line layout design;
  • Carry out data collection and analysis for Value Stream and business process mapping;
  • Drive value stream mapping to define Current State and the transition to Future State; And
  • Conduct APS assessments / reviews and drive results to ensure change is permanent.

The successful candidate will have;


  • Very good communication skills, both verbal and written, problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to lead project teams;
  • Broad understanding of Lean manufacturing principles and Continuous Improvement tools and techniques;
  • Strong leadership skills, experience working in a manufacturing and logistics environment, ability to learn and apply new concepts and overcome obstacles with change;
  • Previous exposure to a variable, mixed volume production environment (Make-To-Stock and Make-to-Order); And
  • Good facilitation / coaching / knowledge transfer skills and ability to work with multiple levels within the company and ability to influence others (change management). Able to work across different functions within the company.

 Technical Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel etc.) and QAD applications (BoM, MRP, Master Data etc.), knowledge of Visio
  • Good understanding of ANCA production processes, ability to read drawings
  • Hands-on, practical trade skills to design and build various equipment / design solutions 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your covering letter and CV asap