Design Engineer - Mould and Tool Design

At RØDE we are Passionate about Audio

Want to work for one of the fastest-growing, most innovative manufacturer-exporters in audio technology in the world today? RØDE is looking for passionate, talented and dedicated Design Engineer (Mould and Tool Design) to join our rapidly growing Technical Manufacturing team.

Part of The Freedman Group, RØDE is a leading manufacturer of high-quality microphones and audio equipment, which can be found in studios, venues, on-location, and in the hands of creatives in every corner of the world. Our products are designed and primarily manufactured by our industry-leading team in Sydney and are exported to over 119 countries globally through more than 6000 dealers. Our employees are passionate, hard working, talented and are pivotal to our success.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of projects from briefing through to production in a fast-paced product/tooling development environment.
  • Ensures the timely design of moulds, tools, automation, jigs, fixtures, and gauges.
  • Apply CAD skills to deliver design projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Timely creation of engineering drawings.
  • Participates and assists other departments with design for manufacture of components.
  • Ensures a smooth flow of information to the tooling and manufacturing teams.

You will require the following skills and experience to be successful:

  • Engineering trade or relevant engineering tertiary qualification preferred.
  • Significant experience in tooling, with a focus on multiple material moulding injection and insert injection moulding.
  • Significant experience in parametric design and simulation software.
  • Proficiency in VISI CAD/CAM, Solidworks will be beneficial.
  • Demonstrated experience in automation design, from simple end of arm tooling to lights out automation cells
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of engineering drafting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of various manufacturing processes: turning, milling, grinding, wire-cut, EDM, injection moulding, pressure die casting.
  • Practical knowledge of metals/plastics, properties, and finishing.
  • Proficiency in process formulation and improvement.
  • Good written and verbal communication to all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of WH&S standards.

Our campus is designed to create an atmosphere which reflects our love of cutting edge technology, collaboration, and our deep connection to music, film and all things audio. Our production facilities are cutting-edge and are constantly expanding as we increase our capability with new manufacturing technologies and processes. RØDE’s investment in our in-house capability is aggressive, unmatched in the industry. Our plant boasts the finest technologies in metal engineering and production, Surface-Mount Technology electronics production, military grade finishing, plastic-injection mould manufacture, and a brand-new, best-practice toolmaking facility. 

If you are interested in pursuing a unique opportunity to work with one of the most exciting, forward-thinking companies in Australia, inspiring millions of people around the world to realise their creative vision, apply today. We want you!

RØDE values diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from people of all genders, ages and backgrounds.