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  • Job reference: RMS0184323

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Beckermet, Cumbria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/10/2017
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/11/17)

The Role:
The Company:

Fircroft are currently working in partnership with global leader who specialise 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, and install, as well as offering on going specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global group that operates in over 50 countries and is the largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector including remote handling, inspection equipment, waste handling solutions, shielded containments, and reprocessing equipment.

The Role:

In this role you will be responsible to the Lead Engineer for the delivery of the mechanical plant and equipment designs of high integrity and complex systems to Customer and Industry Specifications. The Engineering team are responsible for concept through to detail design, design substantiation, safety case support, peer reviews and feasibility studies and site surveys. Day to day you will be expected to work along side a team of Design Engineers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering, Detailed Design production and budget and schedule production.

The Person:

For this role we are looking for a experienced Mechanical engineer, who experienced in the design of high integrity handling equipment, Mechanism design, or machine tool design. This person will be competent using Inventor and will confident manipulating large Assemblies and well versed in advanced assembly techniques.

Careers in the nuclear sector offer you the chance to work on challenging, interesting and diverse projects. And with the sector experiencing a period of growth both nationally and internationally, with a particular emphasis on the UK market, our client relies on a continuous flow of talent coming into their organisation. With primary locations in the UK and Genoa, as well as representative offices in France, Romania, Slovakia and Argentina, career opportunities also have a global reach.

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree, HND, HNC or relevant experience
* Extensive experience on Autodesk Inventor
* Desirable - Vault experience
* High integrity plant and equipment design, bespoke design.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Desirable Experience
* Nuclear / safety related design experience preferred.
* Familiar with standard machining / manufacturing techniques including welded fabrications and bolted structures.
* Capable of producing design scoping calculations.
* Conversant with design review processes, and client interaction.
* Responsible for own delivery of tasks to cost and program, reporting to supervisor.
* Responsible for technical content of own work and that of others as necessary.
* Familiar with Team working and multi-disciplined project team communication.
Conversant with British and European Technical and Legislative standards

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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