At Cochlear, our R&D, Manufacturing and Quality engineers find themselves in an environment that is at the leading edge of technology.
There are careers to suit people at many different levels of expertise, some are highly technical, and others managerial. We offer both permanent and contract opportunities in a broad range of roles including:
- Departmental Managers and Team Leaders
- Project and Program Managers
- Systems Engineers
- Mechanical Engineers
- Electrical/Electronic Engineers
- DSP, Firmware & ASIC Engineers
- Material Science Engineers
- Software Engineers
- Quality Engineers
- Process/Production Engineers
- NPI Engineers (New Product Introduction)
As well as this, we also develop the next generation of Engineers, through our Summer Student Program and Engineering Graduate Program. We believe this program is unmatched in the bio-medical industry and will deliver the life tools that young Engineers require to build a highly rewarding career with Cochlear.
Making a global difference
You will find that innovation is a key driver for our business, with each generation of cochlear implant system providing increased benefits to recipients and the healthcare profession supporting them. We design, develop and manufacture a range of products to suit all ages and lifestyles, and work together to help people globally ‘Hear Now. And Always’.
Leading industry research
Cochlear has always been closely linked with the leading research in the implantable hearing solutions and we believe that collaboration in cutting edge research partnerships with academia and industry is pivotal to new innovations. Besides employing some of the world’s best Engineers within our global team of 300 research and development staff, we collaborate in over 90 research programs that involve 139 independent centres in 31 countries.
Investing for our future
We understand that future innovations require significant investment and we continue to maintain the highest level of R&D expenditure in the industry - consistently more than 10% of total revenues. Testaments to our effective R&D undertakings are more than 100 registered patent families and multiple industry awards. As we continue to launch new products and revolutionise the industry, you will experience a new era of growth, change and opportunity right across the business.
Developing your career
As an Engineer at Cochlear you will progress your career in an environment that encourages and rewards your creativity and initiative. To assist you with progress your career we focus on development of both your technical skills, and Cochlear’s Global Behavioural Competencies to ensure align your career with Cochlear’s growth.