Working with Us

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 onsite 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 Quickstep Holdings Ltd.

Engineering & Technology

David Doral is our Executive General Manager of Engineering & Technology  across our Bankstown and Geelong sites and is responsible for:

  • Technology & Engineering R&D
  • Process Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Project Management

Finance, Corporate & IT

Led by Stephen Gaffney, Chief Financial Officer, these departments are responsible for:

  • Financial Control
  • Export Compliance
  • Commercial Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Business Intelligence


Gary Robinson, our Executive General Manager of Operations for Bankstown and Geelong is responsible for:

  • Program Management
  • Production Planning
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Quality
  • Supply Chain
  • Site Maintenance
  • Lean

Human Resources

Our Human Resources team is led by Sarah Hart. This team is the driver for excellence providing advice and support to all divisions and departments for the Quickstep Group in relation to all people, culture, learning, and safety.  Human Resources are responsible for:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Workforce Planning
  • Environment Health and Safety
  • Learning and Development

Quickstep Applied Composites & Global Business Development

Steve Osborne holds a dual role as Business Development for the Group as well as General Manager for our new vertical, Quickstep Applied Composites.  A dedicated Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) facility. Our Drone manufacturing ‘Center of Excellence is located within Deakin University, Waurn Ponds campus in Victoria.

Quickstep Aftermarket Services

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

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