Design Manager

Perth - Western Australia - Australia - Energy - Mining - Project Management & Services - Other

The Company

A global engineering and project management consultancy, renowned for delivering high quality professional engineering and project delivery services across the mining & metals, infrastructure and process industries. From small-scope studies to complex multidisciplinary engineering, construction and project management projects.

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Chris Mitchell, Account manager

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About this role

Due to a growing level of project work, Brunel have been tasked with finding a suitably qualified Design Manager to join their Perth team. Reporting to the Group Manager Engineering, you will lead design management activities in consultation with all project stakeholders to ensure that standards of technical compliance, quality, cost, safety, sustainability and environmental performance are observed and that time schedules are met.

  • Monitoring the progress and performance of the project design team, giving input and providing feedback and support where necessary.
  • Coordinating the multi-discipline design and drafting resources assigned to allocated tasks to achieve agreed deliverable dates and man-hour budgets.
  • Consistently providing engineering designs and solutions within agreed milestone dates and to a high standard of accuracy and professionalism.

About you

  • Relevant tertiary education qualifications in Engineering (Mechanical or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in mineral processing or related industries.
  • Demonstrated credentials in mechanical engineering design for studies and detailed design.
  • Strong mechanical background and experience in Process Plant design (crushers, screener etc.)
  • Experience in gold, base metals ore or lithium preferred.
  • High attention to detail and exceptional knowledge across a broad range of disciplines.
  • Excellent written, communication and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing high quality service to Clients within budget and time constraints.
  • Extensive understanding of mine operation challenges, expectations, requirements and risk management process
  • Ability to build and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including Clients.
  • Commitment to continuously seek improvement in engineering solutions and design with a focus on new technologies and innovation.
  • Ability to work with mining operations to identify opportunities and win work for the business.
  • Intuitive leadership skills with the ability to initiate, lead and manage change in a complex environment.
  • Proven commitment to provide mentoring and identify avenues of professional development and succession planning to personnel within your team.

What we offer

  • Enjoy a varied and challenging role
  • Your chance to be involved in some of WA’s most iconic resource projects
  • Access to Brunel Member benefits, discounts and exclusive offers - Take advantage of a range of amazing perks through Brunel Benefits. We've partnered with some of Australia's top health, finance and travel brands to offer our members a fantastic selection of discounts and exclusive offers. Whether you’re looking to stretch your pre-tax dollars further through salary packaging, get a great deal on a leased vehicle, review your health insurance or book a holiday, Brunel Benefits has you covered.

About us

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.


  • Publication: PUB321904
  • Location: Perth
  • Market: Energy
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Friday, October 1, 2021
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Feel free to contact


Chris Mitchell

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

(08) 9429 5600

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