Mechanical Design Engineer Swansea Up to £45,000 (PR-34093819)

Location: Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Sectors: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
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Mechanical Design Engineer Swansea Up to £45,000

  • Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer / Project Design Engineer?
  • Do you have Mechanical Design, Mechanical Engineering Calculation & Finite Element Analysis experience?
  • Do you have full design AND project lifecycle experience, taking designs from requirements capture through to commissioning?
  • Do you want to work for a Major Engineering & Manufacturing Company in Heavy Process Engineered Solutions for the Oil & Gas, Energy, Petrochemical & Energy Industries?

If so, then please see below…

Mechanical Design Engineer Swansea Up to £45,000

Progressive Engineering and a Major Engineering & Manufacturing Company in Heavy Process Engineering Solutions are looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer for their Head Office near Swansea, owing to succession planning & project pipeline for 2023-25+.

Based near Swansea and reporting into the Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for both the full design and project lifecycle for large Heavy Fabricated Structures & Systems for Process Applications in the Oil & Gas, Energy, Petrochemical & Energy Industries

Specifically, the Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Control engineering projects from order placement to data dossier submission.
  • Interpret customer design requirements from data sheets, drawings and specifications.
  • Attend meetings with customers to discuss technical and commercial clarifications.
  • Generate and monitor project timeline plans using Microsoft project.
  • Produce and check detailed fabrication drawings using 2D & 3D CAD software.
  • Produce mechanical design calculations using design software, spreadsheets or hand calculations in conformity with international design codes and customer specifications.
  • Produce quality control documentation.
  • Prepare requisitions for materials and organise sub-contractor services.
  • Monitor project costs and ensure any variations are calculated, recorded and agreed with the customer.
  • Assist with the transport or shipping of equipment.
  • Liaise with customers, inspectors and third party personnel on and off site.

Qualification & Experience Required for Mechanical Design Engineer role:

  • Previous Mechanical Design Experience (as a Mechanical Design Engineer, Project Design Engineer etc), designing and delivering Heavy Fabricated / Welding / Machined Structures / Machinery (Ideally Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, AutoClaves, Pressure Equipment, although other Heavy Fabricated Structures & Systems is also applicable)
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Previous experience of design using 3D CAD Design software packages
  • Prior experience of using FEA Analysis Software and conduct Mechanical Engineering Calculations to validate designs (such as stress & structural calculations, pressure calculations, stress of components etc).
  • Prior experience of working to British, European or American Technical and Legislative standards (ideally possesses knowledge of ASME, PD5500, BS1113 or EN12952)
  • Prior DFM experience including Fabrication, Machining, Welding etc
  • Experience of working in a project-led organisation (re documentation, budgeting, scheduling of materials, liaising with suppliers etc)
  • Proactive Team Player, capable of working in a multi-disciplinary engineering team

For the successful Mechanical Design Engineer, a salary up to £45,000 is on offer and this Mechanical Design Engineer role is commutable from Swansea, Llanelli, Port Talbot, Porthcawl, Bridgend, Neath, Aberdare, Llandeilo, Penderyn, Seven Sisters, Ammanford & Pen-y-Cae.


To be considered for this Mechanical Design Engineer role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit

Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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