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  • Job reference: RMS0191023

Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/02/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
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    (20/03/18)
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The Role:
Role Purpose:
- Responsible to the Principal or Responsible Engineer for the delivery of Mechanical Design packages, dependent on the size / complexity of the work scope.
- Delivery of technically compliant design deliverables in accordance with the Design Input Requirements.
- Capable of leading a team of Design Engineers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering to Detailed Design production.
- Provide Engineering Support to manufacture right through to client handover.

Key Activities:
- Interpretation of Design Input Requirements, in support of the Principal / Responsible Engineers into fit for purpose solutions.
- Contribution to Design Control Files
- Production and verification of fit for purpose calculations where required
- Delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales
- Day to day management of the Engineering design team (up to 5 personnel)
- Supervision, verification and production of design deliverables
- Design co-ordination with other engineering disciplines
- Implementation of UK H&S legislation and appropriate design standards
- Adherence to all company policies and procedures
- Incorporation of external specialist engineering design information
- Identification and inclusion of bought out plant and equipment
- Presentation and/or participation at HAZOP and Design Reviews
- Liaison with Manufacturing, Testing and Commissioning personnel to ensure design optimisation
- Incorporating the requirements of the Operating, Maintenance and Recovery features within the design.
- Implementation of Design Change Control

Essential experience, knowledge and skills:
- HNC Qualified (or Equivalent)
- Extensive Engineering Workplace Experience
- Nuclear Industry Experience preferred
- Management of Design teams
- Broad based experience in the Detailed Design of Mechanical Equipment
- Experienced in 2D and 3D design software packages
- Conversant with British and European Technical and Legislative standards
- Conscientious approach to Engineering Design, supported with relevant detailed design background
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Always strives to provide fit for purpose solutions
- Able motivate and co-ordinate a delivery team of Design Engineers
- Useful Information For Applicants:

Experience in Creo / ProE 3D Modelling Package would be an advantage

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
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