Mechanical Design Engineer

Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Mechanical Design Engineer Job Description Template

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


  • Provide technical support at customer’s premise as when required;
  • Responsible to assemble the design prototype and provide training to relevant parties involved;
  • Driving the standardization projects, programs, initiatives and designing the E-House solutions with SCM to reduce the cost;
  • Design systems and components that meet needs and requirements;
  • Standardizing and modularizing E-House designs, documentation and design tools and automating engineering and design processes;
  • Supply chain improvement;
  • Perform a full life cycle product development;
  • Estimate budget and scope of project;
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of instruction Manuals;
  • Develop project specifications with colleagues, often include those from other engineering disciplines;
  • Using research, analytical, conceptual and planning skills, particularly mathematical modeling and computer-aided design;
  • Responsible in develop standard design library or drawing templates;
  • Production support;
  • New product design – trailers an components;
  • Support in project planning.


  • Creativity and analytical skills;
  • Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science etc;
  • Valid Drivers License and own vehicle,
  • Only Cape Town Candidates to apply;
  • Minimum 5 years mechanical design experience;
  • 3 – 5 Years mechanical design experience;
  • Working experience with product life cycle management (PLM), finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a plus;
  • BSc degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent;
  • Hydraulic experience advantageous;
  • Knowledge in both verbal and written in English;
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner;
  • Minimum BSc, BEng in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering;
  • Working experience as a in mechanical engineering is a plus;
  • If you do receive a response from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful;
  • Autodesk Inventor.