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Lead Mechanical Engineer (Pro/Engineer)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/04/2015
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The Company:
Our client specialise in the design, manufacture, assembly, test, installation and commissioning of bespoke solutions for the nuclear decommissioning, defence, and nuclear new build markets.

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 / Decision Areas:
• 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

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• 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
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