Graduate Engineer (R&D) – Mechanical / Mining / Chemical

Our Firm

Swanson Reed is the largest specialist R&D tax and innovation advisory firm. We service a diverse range of clients from technology start-ups to billion dollar Government Owned Corporations in the commercial aspects of research, development, management and technology transfer. The team seeks to recruit a Graduate Engineer to join their energetic team.

The Position

This is an excellent opportunity to utilise your engineering expertise in the finance sector through assisting to shape small to large mining, manufacturing and construction companies with their commercially sensitive innovation agendas and corporate planning.

  1. You will help structure R&D activities so a company may attain the maximum possible Government entitlements.
  2. You will be accountable for the identification, analysis, structuring, costing, and submission of highly confidential R&D projects
  3. You will assist with the development of R&D plans and
  4. You will assist with financial modelling / costings (MBA or CA Study opportunities)
  5. You will work with a vast array of company executives to solve their complex commercial problems.
  6. You will receive on the job training (option ofMBA,CA, CFA or CPA will be provided) and guided until you are fully competent.


  • You will have recently graduated with a degree in Engineering
  • 1+ years experience in the mining, manufacturing, chemical, construction or general engineering sectors will be viewed favourably.

A self-starter with an inquisitive mind who demonstrates a committed and flexible approach complemented by exceptional relationship management skills will excel in this role.

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