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Simulation Engineer

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Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 83804 

Job Category: Consulting 

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


If it isn't grown, it's mined. Our mining and metals teams help our clients to safely and sustainably mine the minerals and metals used in our everyday lives. Want to play a part of innovating and optimizing the mining life cycle on greenfield and brownfield facilities? Apply today!


Our team in Brisbane is looking to engage a Simulation Engineer to service the Australia-Asia (AUA) region. This role will be based in Brisbane, one of Hatch’s Global Delivery Centre offices.


We are looking for a Simulation Engineer early in their career, with experience in AnyLogic (or similar) modelling of mining, metals, logistics and/or industrial systems and an aptitude and keen interest in Dynamic Simulation and an analytical mind who enjoys developing software and solving complex problems. 


The successful candidate will be required to analyse complex industrial systems focused on capacity analysis, debottlenecking and optimisation of processes and operations. You will join a growing Dynamic Simulation practice in the AUA region performing simulation studies around the globe for mining, processing, infrastructure, energy and heavy industry projects. You will also become an integral part of a global team responsible for the design, improvement, and implementation of integrated technical, human, and financial solutions through the application of analytical skills, discrete event simulation, and other engineering skills. 


As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Analyse operational and design data
  • Perform analytical calculations
  • Develop spreadsheet models
  • Develop dynamic simulation models predominantly using AnyLogic
  • Undertake analytical and simulation studies that consider design and operating options to maximise capital returns, reduce operating costs, or improve production output 
  • Compile reports on technical content and findings
  • Presentations of analysis and findings to project teams, clients and other stakeholders
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams


You bring to the role:


You will hold a Bachelor (or higher) degree in engineering or science, with good results in mathematics and statistics preferable. You will have a demonstrated strong interest in modelling and dynamic simulation including, the development of mathematical and simulation models, along with proven skills with discrete event simulation software, with experience in AnyLogic being advantageous, particularly in mining, metals, logistics and/or industrial systems. Candidates will also have programming skills in at least one object-oriented programming language, for example: VBA, Java, C ++, C #, etc. In addition, you will have strong written, oral interpersonal communication and team work skills.


Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.


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