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  • Job reference: RMS0124483

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/09/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is an established supplier of specialist engineering, manufacturing and technical services for applications within challenging environments or high integrity requirements. The flexibility, technical expertise and integration of their multi-disciplined design teams is the basis of many effective and valuable long-term relationships with major companies within the nuclear, aerospace, process and general engineering industries and in defence and the blue light services.

The Role:
We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (Contract or staff) to work alongside a developing team to support existing and potential new projects. The successful candidate will be required to supervise and lead a team of design engineers and complete the following:

Ensuring that all work on a specific project being produced complies with the client design specification and relevant standards.
Supervision of all design team members within the team working on the allocated projects.
Interface with specialist consultants within nominated discipline.
Ensure completeness of design packages presented to the Design Manager/Lead Engineer for comment, review, approval etc.
Ensure continuity of workload for design team members working on a specific project.
Attend site surveys.
Maintain all project related Quality Assurance matters including the updating of the Project Diary.
Interface with client on project related matters including Requests for Information, Technical Queries etc.
Attend discipline-related meetings with the client when requested by the Design Manager/Lead Engineer.
Check completed design deliverables against client specifications and standards.
Interface with other disciplines to ensure compliance with their requirements, equipment and service locations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experienced 3D design skills
Experience in mechanical design and coordinating equipment layouts
Experience producing/supervising the production of detail designs
Some experience producing mechanical calculations
Some experience producing mechanical documentation to support designs i.e. outline installation method statement, DJR, DAR, Design Risk Assessment, Technical Files.
Good communication skills.
HNC Mechanical Engineering (or related engineering discipline)

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Autodesk Inventor user
Some experience in research developing new equipment / machinery
Experience in FEA and the use of ‘ANSYS’ software
Experience of design for nuclear sites/facilities
Experience of working on projects for Sellafield site and conversant with design processes, procedures and standards.
Experience checking and design drawings/documentation
Degree Qualified
IEng or CEng accredited, or working towards either.
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