About Us

We are delivering LAND 400 Phase 2 program and developing new products across our tactical and logistic product ranges. We have an immediate vacancy available for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to be based at MILVEHCOE (Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence) in Redbank, Brisbane.

We are seeking innovative engineers with a minimum of 10 years’ experience of mechanical design.


Rheinmetall seeks applicants who exemplify our Company’s values of Respect, Trust and Openness.  This creates a workplace environment where employees value each other, live up to their promises and communicate openly.

The experience and skillset best suited to this role include: 

  • Hold higher tertiary qualifications in engineering or engineering science;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience including weapon systems and automotive;
  • Structural design and analysis for application of lightweight materials;
  • Experience with and an understanding of German defence acquisition and industry practices;
  • An understanding of technical certification to safety and quality Standards;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, consultation and negotiation skills;
  • German speaking (B1 or better);
  • Ability to relocate if not located in Brisbane;
  • An ability to travel internationally and interstate when and if required.

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


  • Working in a great team and with exciting products
  • Opportunity for career development and further training
  • Strong links to our global Rheinmetall community
  • Opportunity to work on major projects such as LAND 400
  • Attractive Remuneration package with salary sacrificing & novated leases
  • Flexibility in workplace settings offering opportunities to work in multiple locations
  • Corporate discounts with gyms, private health funds and various car dealerships
  • Employee Assistance Program to support our employees and their families overall wellbeing


Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) is a major Defence prime with rapidly growing operations across Australia and New Zealand. We deliver specialist capability to the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces in the areas of mobility, lethality, reconnaissance, protection and sustainment through our three divisions; Vehicle Systems, Electronic Solutions and Weapons, Ammunitions & Protection.

Rheinmetall recognises the strength that comes through employee diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment where each employee is treated fairly and respectfully. Diversity is critical to our ability to work successfully as a team regardless of borders, language or culture. Our workforce includes employees of varying gender, age, race and ethnicity, professional and cultural background. Veterans are always encouraged to apply for roles at Rheinmetall where they can bring select skills and expertise to the delivery of products and services for our customer.

Rheinmetall AG, publicly listed and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a powerful, internationally successful corporation. As an integrated technology group, Rheinmetall is a market leader in the areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. Rheinmetall commands a foremost position as a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry for modules and systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall is Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of the armed forces.


Tali Butler

Talent Acquisition Business Partner

+61 428 881 736



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