Mechanical Design Engineer (LNG)

Exordium Recruitment
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of Role:

The role of the Mechanical Design Engineer is to prepare and modify Engineering drawings for the complete product range and to develop / create specifications, concepts and Engineering drawings / documentation for new products using primarily Solidworks Professional (3D solid modelling and simulation).

Key Responsibilities:

• Design and development of new and existing products
• Produce technical documents / reports (Utilising simulation software where applicable) : FEA, CFD, DFMEA, Mechanical properties calculations and input into Installation & Operation Manuals
• With the highest motivation take ownership & responsibility to drive projects in a methodical and timely manner through to completion with full development documentation / traceability
• Value engineering the companies product range – Quality / Cost / Design for manufacture
• Liaise with all internal departments to ensure collaboration and support are given throughout the design and development process.
• Liaise with external suppliers / partners to ensure best practice with material selection and processes / development
• Complete and oversee functional testing on prototypes, including design of test units and tooling with recorded documentation
• Continuous improvement of the Design Office facility including, processes, procedure, documentation, standards compliance / updates, CAD system and data storage
• Contributing to / leading design review meetings from an engineering / design for manufacture perspective
• Assisting with any other reasonable projects / tasks as requested by your line manager, including support with all project processing and Design Office duties with regular updates to management


• A mechanical engineering background in product design
• Ideally degree qualified post graduate (Mechanical Engineering / Computational Engineering and Design) with a good knowledge of engineering materials
• A minimum of 2 years experience in an Engineering Design environment or similar role
• Ability to create, read and interpret detailed engineering drawings (Assembly, Detail & BOM)
• High standards, good attention to detail and a pride in your work and the companies products
• Proactive with a good level of initiative and verbal / written communication
• Experienced user of Microsoft Word, Excel, powerpoint, ideally to at least an intermediate level
• Competent user of Solidworks and its FEA / CFD pakages
• Competent in hand calculation to support software analysis


• Knowledge of ATEX, PED, CE marking standards, ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel code
• Knowledge of Cryogenics, materials, Valves, Couplings & Seal Technologies
• Knowledge of Hydraulic and Pneumatic components and systems
• Knowledge of electrical and PLC controlled systems
• Some practicable hands on experience
• 5 years experience in an Engineering Design environment or similar role

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