Lagos, Nigeria
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

We are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to lead mechanical design and fabrication of enclosures, wire harnesses and mounting racks.

You should enjoy digging working in a fast-paced environment and digging into details while staying focused on the goal.

You must be able to balance cost, quality and time when managing a project.

You will be based in Lagos and report directly to Daystar Power Group’s Chief Operating Officer.

· Mechanical design of enclosures, wire harness, and solar mounting racks (roof top and ground mount) using Autodesk Inventor or similar software.

· Fabrication of prototypes which will eventually go into mass production.

· Structural analysis of roof tops, walls and ground structures for mounting of equipment .

· Responsible for the specification compliance of designs.

· Responsible for mechanical part selection taking into consideration obsolescence, availability and cost.

· Ensures design files and information are kept up to date, and stored in accordance with departmental procedures.

· Keeps up to date with the latest manufacturing techniques and drawing standards.

· Follows departmental processes relating to management of designs.

· Responsible for identifying mechanical part numbers in accordance with the material finishes.

· Responsible for creation of 2D drawings to allow manufacture or purchase.

· Responsible for production of Customer Procurement (CP) drawings for new products.

· Responsible for carrying out design change requests in a timely manner.

· Ensures the mechanical design output fits in with all other aspects of the design.


· Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

· Minimum of 5 years direct mechanical design experience with total product life cycle experience.

· Demonstrated attention to detail and extraordinary oral and written communication skills required.

· Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects simultaneously at various stages

· Self-starter with enthusiasm for a fast-paced, high-performing start-up work environment


· Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues;

· Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development;

· A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast growing company.