Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer



£35,000 – £40,000

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our client’s team based in Halesowen, West Midlands. The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the design of pipelines, inclusive of supporting steelwork and will be working as part of a team involved in various projects, from initial design to site completion.

What’s on offer?

  • Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 per annum, dependent on experience
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm (40 hours)
  • Holidays: 26 days plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Package
  • Free off-road parking

Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer

  • To develop a design solution that is compliant with all relevant Client Specifications and British Standards
  • To eliminate, reduce or control foreseeable risks that may arise during installation, maintenance and operation when preparing or modifying designs
  • To ensure that site conditions are considered in terms of access and ease of installation
  • To produce fabrication drawings, complete with BOMs, once models are approved for construction
  • To produce detailed installation drawings that will act as guidance for site teams
  • To attend meetings with Clients (both on-site and via Teams) to advise on technical aspects and develop an acceptable design solution
  • To maintain drawing registers and other internal documentation, ensuring that files are saved and issued correctly
  • To regularly check client portal for revised information and transfer it to internal servers
  • To modify designs and manage change throughout the project lifetime as per client’s comments, variations and site modifications. Both internal and external approvals to be obtained as required
  • To establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the client, addressing any queries that they may have, suggesting alternative design solutions and installation methodology, adding value throughout the lifetime of the project
  • To report to Project Managers and Project Engineers, advising of any variance between designs and tenders
  • To provide technical assistance to site, tendering and project teams where required

The Successful Mechanical Design Engineer

  • BSc or BEng in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline (applicants with HNC or equivalent will also be considered)
  • Experience designing pipework and/or associated equipment
  • Experience within the water industry. Food/Oil & Gas/Petrochem experience is also considered
  • Comfortable reading P&IDs and working from other client design documentation
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD. Preparing clients’ DWG models for import to Solidworks such as removal of unnecessary items and moving to and from world coordinates
  • Experience with FEA, or basic hand calculations (desirable but not essential)
  • Good working Knowledge of Solidworks. (Routing and weldments are a core part of site design. Highly desired)
  • Experience using client portals for receiving information and submitting
  • The ability to adapt and work within a fast-paced environment

Job Information

Job Reference: TH - 3073_1693995522
Salary From: £35000
Salary To: £40000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Halesowen, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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