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Mechanical Design Engineer

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Summary: The Mechanical Design Engineer will technical knowledge and professional experience to contribute to the delivery of engineered solutions to customers.  Acting under the guidance of the Engineering Manager / Operations Manager, the role requires technical solutions and detail designing of mechanical equipment throughout all phases of a project lifecycle from proposals to completion (including site installation and commissioning). 


  • Produce and check mechanical engineering documentation deliverables and engineering analyses (FEA, hand calculations, technical specifications etc.)
  • Ensure all deliverables are technically in accordance with client requirements and governing standards.
  • Participate in internal design review meetings, being aware of commercial implications
  • Ensure that internal checking and approvals procedures are adhered to
  • Review and respond to clients technical comments/feedback
  • Attend and participate in client meetings, always ensuring customer care is at the foremost position
  • Contribute to the investigation, resolution and documentation of Engineering Queries in a timely and technically acceptable fashion
  • Reduce cost of product through new design simplification and existing product redesign
  • Be fully aware of personal workload, prioritise and organise to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Ensure a high standard of professionalism is maintained
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the work area and department
  • Ensure personal compliance with all HSE legislation and HSE Company policy
  • Be fully familiar and conversant with department and company policies, procedures and processes, ensuring all work and actions undertaken are in full compliance at all times
  • Support other departments and carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager
  • Develop FATs, SITs and offshore procedures.


  • Minimum Engineering Degree (or demonstrable experience)
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in the use of Solidworks / Inventor
  • Working knowledge of FEA and supportive hand calculations / MathCAD
  • Knowledge of industry standards
  • Ability to quote and estimate
  • Customer management skills

Reports to: Managing Director