Systems Engineering Manager

Date: 29-May-2021

Location: AU

Company: Codan Limited



  • Competitive salary plus generous bonus
  • Work with leading edge technology and design teams
  • ASX200 listed global Australian company headquartered in Adelaide


About us

Minelab Electronics is the world leader in hand-held metal detectors. We have customers in over 150 countries including Australian gold prospectors, African miners finding life-changing nuggets, humanitarian organisations clearing landmines and historians recovering lost relics.

Minelab metal detectors are renowned for combining technology and innovative design to deliver exceptional performance.

Product development at Minelab encompasses design thinking, user experience analysis, ideation, technology R&D, multi-discipline (electronics, mechanical, software, signal processing) detailed product design, and the transition to volume production. Systems engineering provides holistic oversight to the product development process and ensures that we deliver the best possible products to the customers.



In this newly created role, you will be responsible for leading the Systems Engineering team to collaboratively deliver world-leading products to customers. A strong focus on leading and improving the Systems process lifecycle across all projects and engineering domains is key.


Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing the Systems team to successfully deliver products while growing the team in their career aspirations.
  • Managing the Systems development process across multiple projects such that engineering requirements are communicated to the teams and verification and validation is conducted to qualify each product in to production.
  • Driving the System engineering lifecycle to deliver the required system solution including whole of life and environmental requirements.
  • Participating in the collaboration between Engineering Domains to deliver products that meet the standards of all stakeholders.
  • Assisting your team with conducting technical and product specification reviews (e.g. PDR, CDR) as required to guide the project teams to the best product outcomes in an efficient timeframe.

To be considered for this new opportunity, you will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline such as Systems, Electronics, Mechatronic, Software, Mechanical, or Signal processing.
  • Proven ability to work as a leader and manager of a team with the ability to create a motivational work environment that enhances employee engagement and a positive high performing culture.
  • Significant industry experience, ideally in a Systems and/or product development context.
  • Insights on how to drive Systems Engineering to new levels of performance.           
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to manage the expectations of stakeholders across all projects.
  • Able to prioritise competing demands in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to maintain and apply up to date knowledge of new trends and practices in Systems Engineering.



Benefits and Culture

As a Minelab team member, we want to set you up for success. You’ll do this with our talented team of experts through coaching and mentoring opportunities. Our culture encompasses high performing people who work hard but also enjoy each other’s company and share ideas.  We are looking for someone to join our team who values team work and has a genuine passion and can-do attitude for what they do. Our Head Office is located in the leafy suburbs of Mawson Lakes. We offer many staff benefits from an onsite subsidised café, gym, tennis and basketball courts, secure onsite parking and weekly happy hour nights as well as modern offices that showcase our culture and team work.

Interested in a career with us?

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