Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Cape Town Region, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2085954 | Ref HB37848

  • Posted 29 Mar 2017 by MPC Recruitment

About the Position

Job Description:

  • Assess the design requirements for systems/sub-systems based on specifications, interfaces, etc.
  • Create concepts and test in discussions. Transpose into mature design models and drawings. Conduct failure analyses and devise remedies.
  • Conduct analyses (e.g. stress, thermal, aerodynamic, utilising FEA) as required, interpret and utilise on assemblies as dictated by good design practices.
  • Identify test requirements, design test methods and equipment, evaluate
  • Documentation as required for projects
  • Assist in coordinating activities (design, procure, integration, interfaces etc.) Communicate as projects require internally and externally


  • A Sc. Eng. or B. Eng. University Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 7 years experience, preferably in a mechanical development environment
  • Be familiar with good design practices, formal design and development methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes, experience with composite materials an advantage
  • Familiarity with CAD and FEA tools an advantage
  • Be able to liaise with Developers, Project Managers, and System Engineers during all phases of the development process.
  • Must adhere to formal standards for development processes and documentation.
  • The ability to use your experience and mature design skills to help develop and enhance the company's growing range of exciting satellite communication system components.
  • Must be a team player

What's on Offer?
Market related salary

How to Apply
If you are interested in this role, please apply with your CV:


Please indicate the reference number: HB37848

Desired Skills

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • CAD
  • FEA
  • Design

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