Mechanical Design Engineer

Main tasks


  • Responsible for the right development of mechanical designs according to project requirements.
  • To interpret project layout and specification into final design layout and conveyor data list.
  • It will cover the creation of assembly drawings, detail part drawings, 3D models, and bills of material to meet special inquiry and order requirements for both standard and non-standard products per company standards, practices, and procedures.
  • Collaboration with the electrical and software technical office to achieve the complete project compliance.
  • Technical support to Sales when it is necessary
  • Expertise in the structural design of tools & Industrial Machinery (calculations, analysis...)/ seniority needed in calculations
  • Piping and general mechanical design systems and Finite elements analysis FEA



  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate / Technical Industrial design degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in mechanical design, background in food industry sector, automated machinery would be an advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of 3D CAD software, Autodesk Inventor preferred.
  • Desirable knowledge in pneumatics.

Key Competences:

  • English language, advanced level
  • Knowledge of others languages would be an advantage
  • Broad knowledge in designing machinery for food industry
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Agility
  • Resourcefulness
  • Team Player
  • Self-Management
  • Results Oriented
  • Open minded
  • Ability to Analyse
  • Trustworthy and committed
  • Communication, skills both in English and Spanish
  • Proactiveness and leadership aptitudes are desirable

Optimar is currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team in Vigo (Spain). We are a leading company designing and manufacturing solutions for the food industry, in particular fish processing equipment for onboard and onshore factories.


What we can offer you:

  • Good economic conditions and career path evolution with salary revision.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Great work environment
  • Immediate incorporation into a solid industrial group.
  • International environment.

Deadline for application May 21, 2024. Candidates will be evaluated continuously; please contact us for any inquiries.

Apply here

Susi Alvarez
Managing Director Spain