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  • Job reference: RMS0095575

Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/07/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/08/11)
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Job Title: Principal Mechanical Engineer
Job Location: Warrington
Rate/Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Excellent
Duration: Permanent
Residency: UK & EU

The Company:
Our client has extensive experience in the Nuclear Industry from supplying equipment and services to the De-commissioning market and is looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer.

The Role:
To work flexibly to undertake a variety of mechanical design activities associated with the design, test, substantiation and installation of high integrity mechanical plant and systems.

Supporting the Engineering Manager in major business activities and special projects.

Supervise and support others in engineering by;

• Determining overall requirement in terms of cost, time, resource and technical content of mechanical design with the manager. Designing and formulating plans which satisfy these requirements in conjunction with allocated staff.
• Providing mechanical design input to tenders, consistent with the job holders level of experience.
• Co-ordinate and manage all engineering activities on allocated projects or part projects as required.
• Undertaking mechanical design tasks, particularly the design and analysis of mechanisms and mechanical plant.
• Being responsible for the development of allocated junior staff as appropriate.
• Leading discussions with internal and external customers and suppliers in order to ensure that programmes are delivered to specification, cost and time.
• Co-ordinating with other areas within the business in order to ensure the provision of appropriate design support commitments.
• Working within and maintaining required records for all work in order to satisfy company standards, procedures, national quality and legal requirements.
• Keeping abreast of latest technology and identify technology developments and resources appropriate to the business needs and engineering activities.
• Supervise small multi-disciplined teams to achieve project deliverables.
• Compiling cost and programme estimates and managing to cost and programme for a group of tasks, undertaken by self and subordinate staff for the allocated team size.
• Writing and checking reports, proposals calculations and statistics

Accountabilities;
• Responsible for ensuring technical accuracy and delivering of design projects satisfying time, quality and costs to the standards set by the engineering department.
• Liaise with C & I, safety and analysis personnel to optimise solutions.
• Ensuring allocated staff satisfy fully their accountabilities

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Nuclear clearance and experience/background would be advantageous

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Tom Nulty at Fircroft on + 44 1925 25 5479
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