Lead Mechanical Designer


Job summary

Mark Stracey
£45,000-£55,000 + Pension + Benefits
Electrical/Electronic, Environmental, Mechanical, Systems Design, Electronic
Design, Energy, Environment, Industrial, Machinery
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job


Our client is an international developer, fabricator and supplier of advanced processing systems used in the drying and evaporation sectors. Engineered to the highest standard, the technology’s design involves complex heat transfer challenges.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create plant general arrangements in 3D.
  • Plan project milestones with Project Team.
  • Participate in the elaboration of equipment specifications.
  • Assume leading role in the mechanical design of fabricated equipment.
  • Prepare, assign, and supervise design work to other Team Members.
  • Create and understand 2D drawings of general arrangements, fabricated equipment, process flow diagrams, and piping & instrumentation diagrams.
  • Utilize vendor supplied drawings to complete tasks assigned.
  • Maintain and implement design standards.
  • Other duties as assigned (equipment specification, special projects, site visits, etc).

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • HND or Degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering/Science/Technology.
  • Significant experience in an engineering related field.
  • Experience with design and fabrication of steel and stainless-steel process equipment.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate thoughts & ideas in a comprehensive manner.
  • Ability to work independently and/or delegate to complete assignments on time.
  • Proficient in 3D CAD software Autodesk Inventor or other leading 3D software.
  • Willingness to travel to job sites or fabrication shops (if required).

Additional Valuable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience with process equipment related to the food, chemical, or agricultural industry.
  • Experience with pressure vessels.
  • Experience with any FEA or PLM software.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, etc).

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