Mechanical Designer/Engineer 

GCL Technologies

Guala Closures (www.gualaclosures.com) is an Italian Group worldwide leader in the development and production of caps for the spirits, wine, beverages, and olive oil markets; with 30 production plants across 5 continents and 4.000 employees, it produces more than 17 billion caps per year with a turnover higher than 500M Euro.

GCL Technologies, the technology and innovation centre of Guala Closures, is looking for a Mechanical Designer/Engineer for our R&D centre in Luxembourg. Here, a growing Team of young engineers, internally and externally to the Company, develop and launch new technology processes to allow the Guala Closures group to be always ahead in Innovation and Research.

Job description:

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be involved in all phases of requirement analysis, conception, design, and validation of required solutions. Typical tasks involve:

  • Designing components, parts, mechanisms, and products

  • Assess and collect technical information and requirements

  • Creating 3D designs and layouts

  • Creating 2D manufacturing and technical assembly drawings

  • Oversee the realisation of the designed parts, ensuring that they meet the requirements

  • Participate in all aspects of projects, from initial investigation and concept development through to delivering a cost-effective useable solution

  • Liaise and communicate with suppliers and other service providers, ask for quotations and make proposal to the project manager

  • Work with other team members, other departments, and the wider engineering community to develop new project 

  • Creation of concise Design Manual and Product documentation, reports and version release notes for the project/equipment 

  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings 

  • Undertake continuous training and development 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, or materials engineering

  • At least three years of experience as a mechanical design engineer

  • Full professional proficiency in English

  • Knowledge of Italian and/or French are a plus


Required Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated CAD skills (through portfolio and/or 3D modelling evaluations)

  • Software Expertise: Autodesk Inventor and/or Creo Parametric and/or SolidWorks

  • Knowledge of the qualities of metals and other materials

  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods

  • Hands-on experience with workshop tools

Required Soft Skills:

  • Analytic approach

  • Problem solving

  • Accountability

  • Teamwork

  • Flexibility

  • Organisation

  • Planning

  • Communication

  • Prioritisation

  • Lateral thinking


GCL International R&D Center – Foetz, Luxembourg.

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