Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team.


  • Other duties as assigned (equipment specification, special projects, site visits, etc);
  • Participate in the elaboration of equipment specifications;
  • Create plant general arrangement in 3D;
  • Plan project milestones with Project Team;
  • Maintain and implement design standards;
  • Assume leading role in the mechanical design of fabricated equipment;
  • 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;
  • Prepare, dispatch and supervise design work to other Team Members.


  • 5-10 years in an engineering related field;
  • HNC or above in Mechanical Engineering/Science/Technology;
  • 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;
  • Willingness to travel to job sites or fabrication shops (if required);
  • Experience with design and fabrication of steel and stainless-steel process equipment;
  • Proficient in 3D CAD software Autodesk Inventor or other leading 3D software.