Mechanical Engineer- Team Lead

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Do you want a chance to shape the future of the manufacturing industry? Ever wanted to work with cutting-edge robotic technology and create the factory of the future through innovation? If the answer is yes to all of these, then keep reading.

Founded by two engineers in 1974, ANCA is an Australian homegrown industry leader. ANCA creates world-leading technology from the ground up in our Bayswater facility. If you like fast-paced challenging work where you can see your successes in person and get direct feedback of how your work has impacted our customers, then ANCA is the place for you.


As a Team Leader at ANCA, you’ll be responsible for managing a sub-section of an engineering discipline to achieve Design Engineering KPI’s, whilst completing operational duties simultaneously.  You’ll report directly to the New Product Development Manager, Custom Solutions Manager, Current Product Engineering Manager as well as Research Technology Manager. You’ll be working with Design Engineers of all disciplines and additionally with Manufacturing Engineering, Purchasing and other Production Departments as well as Marketing, Quality and After Sales.

Using techniques and systems to implement and support engineering functions that achieve innovative ideas and direction, quality workflows and globally applied technical direction whilst creating a collaborative, cohesive and supportive environment for Design Engineering personnel.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive a culture of collaboration, innovation, and customer service across the engineering sub-departments.
  • Maintain and develop a team of dedicated professionals and document working knowledge of current and emerging technologies & engineering best practice.
  • Manage the performance of the individual team members and coach and monitor their overall performance annually, driving accountability and example.
  • Establish and action progression and succession plans to retain knowledge and core competencies.
  • Recognize and appoint new talent and energy into AMT Engineering.
  • Recognize, reward, and retain essential skill sets, high performers, and contributors.
  • Be accountable and responsible for sub-departmental KPI’s.
  • Prepare necessary support documentation for Engineering staff, to aid the introduction of new staff, support existing staff and set technical and process standards
  • Advise in appropriate business system workflows to ensure data integrity and provide continuous improvement
  • Advise in appropriate business system workflows to ensure resources are used in an optimized fashion.
  • Assist Technical Management in technical direction globally for discipline specific engineering functions, documenting “best practice” engineering methodology for re-use and training
  • Enabling resources to efficiently provide high standard of product delivery through optimized design engineering processes
  • Ensure the working environment is safe at all times and activities conducted are safe and don't harm self or other employees.


  • Proven ability to manage time, resource, and cost
  • Proven ability to clearly defined objectives and priorities and operates accordingly
  • Proven comprehension of design principles and their application to machine tool design
  • Proven ability to autonomously manage small to medium projects, prioritizing tasks and delivering within agreed time frame
  • Demonstrated technical competency in specific engineering discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with internal and external suppliers
  • Demonstrated root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Displays leadership, initiative, and accountability in all aspects
  • Very High level of time management skills
  • Proven ability to meet strict timelines
  • Adaptability and flexibility in priority management
  • Professional approach to work and the others interaction with
  • High level of time & stakeholder management skills
  • Proactive and thorough approach to problem solving
  • Good technical aptitude and High level of integrity

If you would like to be considered for the above position please apply with your resume and Cover Letter.