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  • Job reference: RMS0134655

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/02/2014
  • Time left:
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    (10/03/14)
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The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years providing a range of specialist, underwater operating and engineering services in the defence sector worldwide and is looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to support its growing business.

In an exciting environment, and as part of a small team, your role will allow you to contribute significantly to the delivery of state-of-the-art technical products. You will produce innovative and robust assemblies to exacting specifications and t

The Role:
As a mechanical engineer as of the Engineering Team you will:

 Produce and develop concepts, specifications and engineering solutions to exciting mechanical problems
 Design and develop complete assemblies and systems from start to finish
 Test or witness your own designs
 Interact with users and customers
 Collate / produce progress & project reports and aid in decision making based upon their results
 Ensure that project related records are complete, accurate and up-to-date
 Produce studies and technical assessments

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 Be comfortable working independently on complex and varied problems
 Have a sound knowledge of engineering principles + strong mechanical engineering skills
 Happy with working in a small team and the additional responsibilities that entails
 At ease dealing directly with customers and contractors
 Comfortable with maintaining and controlling project documentation, costs and procedures
 Focused on delivering to tight deadlines and specifications
 Minimum 3yrs experience in an appropriate engineering field
 Effectively identify and communicate critical tasks and key risks
 Experience in modelling and drafting on AutoDesk Inventor, Solidworks or similar
 An engineering degree or time served background

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
 Be familiar with working to marine, defence standards and Lloyds Rules
 Subsea/offshore/defence background
 Experience in design integration of mechanical systems
 Working knowledge of , AutoCAD, MathCAD or similar
 Previous experience of commercially sensitive projects + the security aspects this entails
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