Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

We are looking for 2 x Lead Mechanical Design Engineers to work on a permanent basis in South Manchester.

The role can also be worked hybrid; 3 days in the office, 2 from home.

Our client is seeking candidates with a background in CHP, Engines, Generators or similar and a strong background in Mechanical Engineering.


You will also have the ability to manage/supervise a small team of designers (1-3).

Salary is c£52-62,000 per annum plus company bonus, Car Allowance (£4500), Excellent Pension, Private Healthcare, Company Shares, Career Progression etc

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer experience;

Lead the mechanical design of projects including LTHW, steam, gas, CHW, ventilation and exhaust systems
Preparation of P&ID drawings and lists of materials for a project
Assessing various aspects of installation including location and access
Utilizing industry standard software such as Autodesk Plant 3D, AutoCAD, EPlan, Office etc
Writing equipment specifications and obtaining quotations
Producing control philosophies and completing project specific safety assessments
Ensure procedures are adhered to and projects are delivered on time to the highest quality and safety
Visiting sites during the initial design and detailed design phases of a project including presenting to Customers
Assisting with the development of other Engineers
Support and deputise for the Engineering Manager as requested

Skills/Experience:

Proven track record on technically leading the design of projects and delivering to agreed deadlines
Scopes of work up to £15M
UK building regulations and relevant standards
Commercial Acumen e.g.

ability to balance design, customer and commercial outcomes to decisions and coaches others to build capability in the function
Demonstrates commitment to CPD, external networking and is a thought leader
Able to perform technically at Principal Engineer level
Strong technical skills in energy efficient systems with direct experience of delivering energy saving projects
Boiler house / plantroom and/or district heat design experience preferred
Ability to articulate complex solutions to non-technical people A honours degree and significant relevant experience
Incorporated Engineer status or commitment to achieving it

If the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer role could be of interest, please call Rebecca at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW!


  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: GPW Recruitment Services
  • Posted: 18-Jan-2023
  • Posted on: careers4a.com