Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Details

Overview of the role

WES is currently looking for a Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer to join our dynamic engineering team and become part of this growing company at an exciting time.

You will be responsible for

  • Creating and altering piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), 3D assembly drawings, and detailed fabrication drawings.
  • Creation of concepts to enable sales team to relay ideas to potential clients.
  • Creation of site drawing packs including pipe routing, plant layouts following a survey of the site.
  • Management and organisation of WES 3D files and design drawings. Publishing CAD drawings and files to clients, workshop, site team and project management.
  • Acting as project manager on specific projects when required

The following skills are desirable for a successful application

  • A University degree in an Engineering subject (BEng / MEng )
  • Experienced in CAD, preferably AutoCAD Suite (Inventor)
  • High level of IT literacy including, but not limited to, MS Office, Email, Internet, Databases etc.
  • Able to communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues and customers alike
  • A basic understanding of Engineering Quality Procedures.
  • Some experience in a manufacturing engineering company or environment
  • Flexible and approachable
  • Have strong problem-solving abilities
  • Thinking creatively and critically to support the project team in the design process, to create sketches and drawings.
  • Creating and continually updating drawing management system.


  • Salary – £27,500 – £32,500 (dependent on skills/experience)
  • 33 days annual leave (includes bank holiday)
  • Workplace pension
  • Opportunity to access RSE (Ross-shire Engineering) Graduate Scheme
  • Training/development opportunities

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