Mechanical Design Engineer


Responsibilities include: 


  • Applying and managing requirements to drive the development of design solutions for marine mechanical equipment and systems. 

  • Undertaking design substantiation via calculation for marine mechanical systems and equipment. This shall include mechanical simulation/analysis in the areas of structures, fluids and heat transfer, incorporating appropriate optimisation. 

  • Applying analysis outputs to demonstrate compliance with safety, functional and performance requirements. 

  • Liaising with test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required to satisfy the needs of a project. 

  • Demonstratable experience in marine systems engineering roles. 

  • Knowledge of the systems engineering lifecycle and an ability to apply good systems engineering practices to your work. 

  • Carrying out relatively complex technical surveys and investigations, including the evaluation and selection of technical options.  

  • Producing technical reports and guidance packages to help resolve problems and improve engineering capability.   

  • Managing design work in appropriate engineering disciplines.  

  • Executing duties in accordance with Company procedures for training, health and safety, personnel, quality and project requirements.  

  • Developing design documentation as required.  

  • Controlled issuing of drawings for production. 

  • Work with specialist subject areas including pressurised air and gas systems, hydraulic systems, and cooling systems. 

  • Compile/collate vessel mechanical test documents for first of class build. 

  • Assist with Bill of Materials/part creation. 



Qualifications and Experience: 


  • Mechanical engineering qualifications to degree level 

  • Experience working with CAD systems (NX is preferable) 

  • Maritime experience is a plus, but whatever your track record, high levels of technical expertise, personal drive and strong communication skills are particularly important.  

  • Candidates will have experience in a relevant environment with a sound working knowledge of mechanical power engineering design principles.  

  • Experience with preparing and submitting detailed design specifications of high value projects.  

  • Working with a close-knit team in design and development. 

  • Ability to investigate, develop, evaluate, report, advise and implement engineering solutions. 

  • Well-developed engineering and management skills with a strong understanding of maritime systems. 

  • Experience in the design phase of major maritime programs, including the development and management of requirements. 

  • Test and commissioning experience. 

  • A proactive individual with strong commitment and self-motivation to be able to lead technical projects. 

  • Willingness to embrace innovation and creativity. 


What we offer 


  • Competitive remuneration and benefits package 

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including private health care and company share options  

  • Ongoing professional development and training 

  • Flexible work arrangements; and 

  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking.