Working with Us

Quickstep will never ask you for your personal details such as bank details, social security number or Medicare number via email. All positions vacant are posted on this page. If one of our exciting roles interests you, please use the online booking form to apply.

Quickstep is recruiting star players to join our winning team.


We are committed to being an employer of choice and offer a variety of benefits including:

  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Work Practices
  • Purchased Additional Annual Leave
  • Quickstep Learning Academy (QLA)
  • Ability to become a shareholder
  • Respect & Recognition Program
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Annual Flu Vaccination

Investing in our people

The Quickstep philosophy of ‘continuous learning benefits everyone’ is embedded in our culture.

Attracting talented employees is just the start of the journey.

We focus on experiential and supported development as well as investing in ongoing strong partnerships with learning organisations to provide bespoke, relevant and recognised programs to our people.

Quickstep has a state of the art learning academy fostering our learning culture through a dedicated learning and development team.

Our people

Our team’s unique skills and capabilities is what makes working at Quickstep rewarding. Our collaborative environment supports our team’s development through the sharing of ideas to challenging one another to continue to be better than we were yesterday. With a work environment that is highly engaging, we are able to provide and execute the best solutions for our customers’ requirements.

Overview of our structure by department:

Office of CEO

Our CEO and Managing Director, Mark Burgess is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of Quickstep’s operations and services. This department is also responsible for all communications across the Quickstep Group.

Technology & Partnerships

Luke Preston is head of Technology and Partnerships across all of our sites and is responsible for:

  • Engineering R&D, ensuring the adoption of the best technology
  • Product engineering and design optimisation
  • Process engineering and value maximization
  • Automation and production engineering
  • Design for manufacturing
  • Project delivery

Finance & Systems

Led by Stephen Gaffney, Chief Financial Officer, this function is responsible for:

    • Financial reporting & control
    • Commercial (pricing and contractual agreements)
    • Insurance
    • Information technology
    • Business intelligence


Demi Stefanova is our Chief Operating Officer across all sites and is responsible for:

  • EHS
  • Quality assurance
  • Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Project management
  • Supply chain
  • Facility management
  • Continuous improvement

People and Culture

People and Culture is led by Sarah Hart. This team is the driver for excellence, providing advice and support to all lines of business and departments of the Quickstep Group in relation to people, culture, and learning.  People & Culture are responsible for:

  • Human resources management
  • Payroll
  • Workforce planning
  • Learning and development

Quickstep Applied Composites & Quickstep USA, Inc.

Steve Osborne is the Business Leader for Quickstep Applied Composites, a Drone manufacturing facility located in Geelong, Victoria. Applied Composites specialises in assisting drone start-ups in navigating the manufacturing journey from prototype to high-rate production. Meeting our customer’s quality and price requirements is always the focus of the Applied Composites team.

Steve is also the Vice President for Quickstep USA, Inc. building the Group’s capabilities in the US market to provide  customers across all lines of business with a manufacturing and sustainment solution in the North American region.

Quickstep Aftermarket Services

Tim Gent is the Executive General Manager of Quickstep Aftermarket Services (QAS). QAS is located at Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne and provides integrated engineering and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) to service the defence and commercial aerospace markets in Australia and internationally.

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