Mechanical Analysis, Expertise and Calculation - Méca


MECA's hiring

Méca is hiring a mechanical engineer, charge d'affaires and technical expert.


Collected under the name of Méca, Calcul-Méca, Conception-Méca, Expert-Méca, et Fluide-Méca form a powerful cluster of mechanical, hydraulic studies and analysis, advices and research & development, around the behavior of materials and structures.

At the same time design office for special structures in building and construction, calculation office for multi-materials application in the industry, the mission of Méca is to interface the latest innovations and researches in behavior of the materials and structures with the feasibility technical and economic aspects of each project, taking into account changes in building codes and/or standards.



As part of the increase and structuring of our activities, we are looking for a mechanical engineer, charge d'affaires and technical expert.

You will be in charge of performing structural design studies in direct contact with the customer. Business manager, you realize the quotation, you coordinate your work with the other activities of the cluster including the drafter and designer office. You will drive other calculation engineers and technicians. Technical expert, you will be the MECA referent of your technical field, in-house and with our customers. You will also be able to propose and carry out R & D projects. The work is done only in our offices in Nantes, travel is possible in France or abroad.

The contract is of the CDI type. The position is based in Nantes.

Remuneration: to be negotiated according to experience and profile.



Engineer or Bac + 5 in Mechanics or Doctor in the same discipline, you have an experience of 7 to 10 years minimum in a calculation office, design office, center of expertise or technical center. You are keen on technique and mechanics and are considered as an expert in your chosen fields. You have developed a technical and commercial network, able to follow you in your new activities.

You still want to progress in your field, we suggest you join our team to develop our expertise.

You have a regular practice of finite element and analytical calculations, according to at least 2 building codes: Eurocodes / building, Pressure vessels (CODAP, ASME, ..), Wind, Naval or Offshore (DNV, GL, BV ), Lifting/handling (FEM).

You are autonomous on one of the FEM software ADINA, ANSYS or HYPERMESH and are able to follow and coordinate calculation services performed by other engineers.

Your expertise is recognized in calculation and design, in several of the following areas (structural design, polymer and composite materials, facades and light roofs, kinematics, pressure vessels, mechanically welded structures, building codes).

You will be able to guide your technical and commercial network towards the services offered by MECA.

You know how to pilot designers/drafters to perform the manufacturing drawings of the parts, which you studied.

Good oral and written comprehension of Technical English.

The candidate must have a solid knowledge in mechanics and wish to continue to develop them.

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