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  • Job reference: RMS0117261

Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/01/2013
  • Time left:
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    (23/01/13)
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The Company:
Our clients are key specialists within the Nuclear industry who specialise in Nuclear New Build, De-commissioning, MoD and submarine industry. We are looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer who has come from a nuclear and manufacturing background.

The Role:
Role of Function
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.
Support the engineering manager in major business activities and special projects.
Supervise and support other 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 holder’s 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 customer 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 commitment.
• 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.

To discuss this role in more details please contact Chrisy Waller on 0925 281635
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