Senior Engineer – Design


  • Vadodara, Gujarat
Senior Engineer – Design
Job Posted : Nov 11th, 2022

Job Description

Responsibilities and tasks:-


  • Work cooperatively with the team of engineers and technical staff in the Business Unit in the preparation of quotations and execution of projects as and when required.
  • Develop the mechanical design according to given sketches, P&ID’s, layout and specifications under the direction of engineering team.
  • Create drawings from basic 2D up to complete 3D modelling required to complete a project; developing a layout of the system, components, and parts; drawing multiple views of the system, components, and parts; depicting relationship of components and parts; identifying dimensions, angles, curvatures, tolerances, and materials. This includes design verification and validation.
  • Participate in the review of plant, equipment and structures as required.
  • Schedule and control own workflow to meet deadline commitments.
  • Undertake control of drafting for small to medium sized projects as required
  • Assist in the ongoing development of internal engineering systems.
  • Standardization of design criteria by taking advantage of the knowledge collected through the different local APCs as well the worldwide GEA network.
  • Define criteria and develop mechanical design: smart, aesthetic, simple, operational, functional, well organized, structured, clean, modern and cost competitive.
  • Preserve and improve design knowledge and experience.
  • Check prints by utilizing GEA checking procedures.
  • Train/mentor new employees.
  • Be on the forefront of 3D plant design using the latest proven software and hardware technologies, bringing the most modern GEA image possible to our clients, reducing costs, delivery time and risk associated to lack of definition.
  • Work cooperatively with the Company administrative staff.
  • High proficiency in 3D software program, preferable Autodesk Plant 3D, Autodesk Inventor, etc.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD mechanical and Autodesk Plant 3D
  • Knowledge about working with Autodesk Vault or Vault PRO
  • Proficiency In piping 3D+2D


  • Maintain appropriate records by filing drawings, project notes and specifications using the local regions filing procedures.
  • Keep up to date on all new products, product changes and general processing trends.
  • Prepare weekly timesheets and project reports.
  • Assist in other parts of the Company’s business as required to ensure the overall effectiveness of the Company.

Travel Requirements:-

  • The Engineer will be based in Vadodara Office.
  • Extensive travel will be required, involving extended periods on sites throughout Vadodara location. Initially, the Engineer will work within the Technical Design team to develop a knowledge and understanding of our internal administration systems and our approach to process engineering.

Key Relationships:-

  • Members of LPT-10.3.3 Technical design Teams
  • Sr. Manager: LPT- Plant Design India
  • Director Technical Design: Global Engineering Pool India

Qualification And Experience:-


  • Engineer Design should be detail oriented, possess good English language communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently as required.
  • Must have knowledge of AutoCAD Plant and 3D Autodesk Inventor
  • Emission Control Equipment Knowledge


  • Bachelor’s / Diploma in Mechanical engineering


  • Minimum 8 to 10 years of experience in design of Dairy, Chemical, food, or beverage industries.

Required languages:-

  • Full working proficiency in English

Software proficiency:-

  • Autodesk Mechanical,
  • Autodesk plant 3D
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autodesk Vault

Other Skills required:-

  • Computer literacy with demonstrated experience in using the Internet, Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel), MS Project preferred.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and AutoCAD viewers would be mandatory

Interpersonal skills:-

  • People management skills, to be able to instruct staff, deal with difficult staffing situations and maintain a productive, joyful but disciplined working environment (ability to explain and teach various skills to both skilled and unskilled workers).
  • Strong organizational skills, people skills and attention to detail.
  • Part of a team with a common design sense. Needs to be able to communicate openly their criteria and accept new designs and improvements analyzing advantages and disadvantages in an objective manner but also taking care of aesthetical aspects.
  • Needs to be able to persuade the client (internal or external) for getting a GEA fingerprint in the design but respecting their preferences.
  • Needs to be creative and innovative but taking care about learned lessons.
  • Ability to communicate within the organization to all levels

Communication requirements for the role:-

  • Internal stakeholders: GEA Site, Project, Quality and HSE Managers, Project Engineering, APCs, Regional Sales, Cross-Application, Supply chain and Logistics.
  • External stakeholders: Customers Site, HSE and Quality managers, GEA sub suppliers.


  • Vadodara, Gujarat.

Company Overview:-

GEA is one of the largest technology suppliers for food processing and a wide range of other industries. The global group specializes in machinery, plants, as well as process technology and components.
GEA provides sustainable solutions for sophisticated production processes in diverse end-user markets and offers a comprehensive service portfolio.