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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Lead Mechanical Engineer

JWR Employment Specialists are partnering with a rapidly expanding Mechanical Engineering company in Mayo to hire a Lead Mechanical Engineer.

In this key leadership position, you will oversee the design, development, and implementation of mechanical systems, with a particular emphasis on pipework and instrumentation. You will lead a team of engineers and work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure projects are successfully delivered while maintaining industry standards and best practices.

If you thrive on managing and leading large projects, are goal-oriented, and enjoy working within and leading teams where no two days are the same, then this is an excellent opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of mechanical engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and technical expertise in pipework and instrumentation.
  • Oversee the design and development of mechanical systems, including the creation and interpretation of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (PNIDs).
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including project managers, designers, and other engineering disciplines, to ensure alignment on project objectives and deliverables.
  • Conduct technical reviews and provide feedback on design documents, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and project specifications.
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in mechanical engineering processes, leveraging emerging technologies and best practices to enhance project efficiency and quality.
  • Lead the resolution of technical challenges and provide technical support during project execution, addressing issues related to pipework design, layout, and installation.
  • Ensure adherence to safety standards and protocols in all aspects of mechanical engineering activities, promoting a culture of safety and compliance within the team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field.
  • Proven experience 4 in a lead engineering role, with a focus on mechanical engineering, pipework design, and instrumentation.
  • In-depth knowledge of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (PNIDs), including interpretation, development, and implementation.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical systems and components, with expertise in pipework design, layout, and installation.
  • Proficiency in engineering software tools, such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or similar, for design and analysis purposes.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively lead a team and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with the ability to analyze complex engineering challenges and develop innovative solutions.