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  • 25/11/2023

New Product Development Specialist (Newcastle, NSW, AU)

About the role

As the New Product development Specialist for our Newcastle site, you will play a crucial part in driving our company’s growth by conceptualising, developing, and launching new products that will delight our customers and maintain our competitive edge. You will work closely with the Sales & Marketing, Technical, Engineering and Manufacturing teams.

You will be responsible for:

  • Generate innovative product ideas with detailed product concepts
  • Oversee the development process and ensure that all products meet relevant industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Define product requirements, project timelines, and budgets
  • Communicate effectively and collaborate with internal teams to develop effective product launch and go-to-market strategies
  • Provide reports and maintain thorough documentation during development process.

About your experience

We are seeking a creative individual with a proactive attitude and strong Mechanical aptitude who has excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse range of individuals. Our ideal candidate will have strong stakeholder engagement and negotiating skills alongside demonstrated design or creative capability.

To be successful in the role you will have;

  • Mechanical Aptitude with either Tertiary Degree or Trade Background
  • Industrial Design Background or experience within Rural Wire Industry will be highly regarded
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Intermediate computer skills, proficiency in SAP and CAD software is desirable
  • Experience with project management and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver on strict deadlines with competing priorities

About our team

At InfraBuild we are building futures through sustainable steel. We are Australia’s leading vertically-integrated Electric Arc Furnace steel recycling, manufacturing and distribution business. We provide solutions for commercial and residential construction, large scale and nation-building infrastructure, our primary producers, mining and rural sectors. With our rich history spanning more than 100 years we have entered an exciting new chapter, each day we help build and enable a stronger and more sustainable Australia, for a changing world.

InfraBuild’s Wire team is Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of wire products and services the Rural, Construction and Manufacturing sectors with manufacturing facilities in Newcastle, Geelong and Jindera. InfraBuild Wire includes go to market product brands, Waratah Fencing and Cyclone products, with national distribution through regional outlets supplying agricultural products including fencing, silos and hardware.

Next steps

We believe that there is strength in diversity, and what sets us apart as individuals makes us stronger as a team. We are focused on diversity within three specific areas: diversity of thought, of gender and of culture. This is your chance to work in a team environment within an organisation dedicated an inclusive and safe workplace where all people can thrive and do their best work. We encourage you to join us on our journey.  
We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.