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Michael Nunn Senior Mechanical
Engineer

BE(Mech)Hons MBA

Professional Overview

Michael joined Ingenia in January 2013 in the role of Senior Mechanical Engineer.

Michael is an experienced design engineer with experience in a diverse range of industries.  Specifically, he has knowledge and experience in the design, manufacture, assembly, commissioning and repair of Military Submarines, Minerals Processing Plant, Heavy Mobile Plant and Infrastructure. 

Michael has specialist experience in the mechanical and structural design of heavy equipment using computer aided design techniques such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA).  He has great attention to detail and genuine interest in hands-on mechanical and structural problem solving.

Michael has a successful track record in taking projects from concept design through to safe execution and commissioning, within intellectual property, cost and schedule constraints.

Summary Experience
•    Extensive Mining, Defence and General Engineering experience including previous roles at BHP Billiton, ASC Pty Ltd and Outotec Pty Ltd.
•    Experience managing engineering design and project execution teams 
•    Mechanical system design and process development, including PFD and P&ID development.
•    Mechanical and structural component design
•    Computer Aided Design techniques such as Finite Element Analysis and 3D CAD
•    Structural design to AS4100 and AS3990
•    Failure Analysis
•    Tender and quote development
•    Safety in Design 
•    Experienced in obtaining buy-in and approval from key project stakeholders in both large and small organisations

Industry Experience - Highlights

BHP Billiton Pty Ltd, Olympic Dam
•    Senior Mechanical Engineer on the ODP1 Infrastructure Project (Olympic Dam expansion water and effluent treatment projects) and the SIL Minerals Processing Project.

ASC Pty Ltd, Adelaide 
•    Senior Mechanical Engineer on various recent Collins Class submarine capability enhancement and reliability projects
•    Structural Engineer during the original build program in the late nineties.

Outotec Pty Ltd, West Perth, WA
•    Design Engineer – Detailed structural and mechanical design of large mineral processing equipment 

Birrana Engineering Pty Ltd, Adelaide
•    Design Manager - design and development of the 410 tonne payload Mine Ranger Mine Low Loader over seven years. 
•    Design Engineer - Detailed design of improved reliability remanufactured drive train parts for large mining haul trucks.

Education, Certification and Memberships
•    Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) University of Adelaide, 1996   
•    Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Adelaide 2007  
•    Selected Submarine Design subjects from The University of Adelaide’s Marine Engineering Master’s degree, 2011.
•    Welding for Engineers - WTIA
•    Engineering Software training including: Strand7, Patran and Nastran FEA, Microstran, Inventor, AutoCAD 
•    Member of The Institution of Engineers, Australia