Mechanical Engineer

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    Defence, Energy, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 50k per year + benefits package

  • Contact:

    Daniel Warby

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    01384 446173

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    over 1 year ago

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Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Salary Range: £35,000 - £50,000

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Industry: Subsea & Advanced Technology

Jonathan Lee Recruitment has engaged with a key client and a leading advanced technology manufacturer based in Aberdeen. With a global presence my client specialises within Defence, Offshore Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas industry markets. Due to an increase in new business and projects we are recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer on a permanent basis.

As the Mechanical Engineer you are responsible for:

  • Lead mechanical design activities & mechanical engineering team
  • Develop new & existing subsea product designs and take them through the full engineering lifecycle (from requirements through to product release)
  • Develop mechanical solutions using the most appropriate materials and manufacturing techniques for cost-effective production
  • Liaise with other engineering functions (systems, hardware & software) and production colleagues to ensure product & customer requirements are fully satisfied


The Mechanical Engineer should have the following skills or experience:

  • Experience of mechanical design and track record of taking developments from initial specification/concept through to product manufacture/release


Technical Skills 


o Experience in mechanical design of structures / enclosures for subsea (e.g. Oil and Gas) applications

o Expert user of MCAD tools (i.e. Creo, Solidworks, Inventor) o 3D modelling & creation of 2D drawings

o Material selection for specific applications

o Experience of Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

o Generation of technical documentation (e.g. design specifications, test specifications/procedures, assembly instructions)

o Product data management (Version Control, BOMs, Family Trees, etc) o Design for Manufacture / Test (DFM/DFT)


o Experience of one or more of the following forms of design analysis [Thermal, Stress/Fatigue, Corrosion, Flow]

o Product qualification & certification (e.g. ATEX)



  • Degree (BSc/MSc) in Mechanical Engineering or related field



  • Competitive salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Share Options Scheme
  • 33 days holidays per year (inclusive of public holidays)


Demand for this role will undoubtably be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Mechanical Engineering within Energy, Oil & Gas or Subsea and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Engineer role, please contract Daniel Warby at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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