Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894497_1519226196
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2018 15:16

Job Description

My client is a leading global engineering, construction and project management company in the fields of Advanced Technology Facilities, Life Science & Chemicals, Energy & Environment Technologies, and High-Tech Infrastructure. They have operations based in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and North America, and are fully engaged on the development of all aspect of engineering in the energy sector.

A Mechanical Design Engineer is required on a permanent basis, to deliver on complex solo or multiple projects simultaneously to the highest quality. You will provide technical guidance and impart knowledge to other engineers within the team and mentor graduates. You will either be a chartered engineer yourself or nearly be applying yourself, so you will be able to provide guidance for others to attain the professional status of CEng with the IMechE. You'll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from the office, and always seeking to be forward thinking and going the extra mile. You will be delivering robust solutions that will meet the Client's functional and UK HSE and nuclear safety case requirements.


Liaising with clients and project teams to prepare technical specifications for the design of the projects they work on and assist if required the reviews of others.
Assist or lead the development of project specific engineering solutions.
Conduct the design, installation and commissioning of new plant and equipment, monitor plant modifications and upgrades.
Liaising with Project Managers to oversee the cost and time constraints of all process inputs to projects undertaken by the Mechanical team.
Provide robust audit trails for all design decisions and manage change of design through the company or Client commercial/contract change control procedures through their appointed project line management.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

Degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferably Masters) or equivalent relevant experience
Applying to be a Member of IMechE (or equivalent) and becoming a Chartered Engineer.
Previous mechanical design engineering experience in the nuclear industry is preferable or alternatively within a highly regulated/safety critical chemical, and Oil & Gas environments.
An enthusiastic and proficient engineer ideally with practical hands-on engineering experience.
Demonstrate problem solving skills and be target focussed.
Demonstrate good communication, presentation and interactive skills. Experience in a consultancy would be advantageous.
Flexible in approach, willing to travel to work or be seconded to client sites and other duties as appropriate.
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

Role Title:Mechanical Design Engineer
Location:Warrington, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire
Salary: £35,000-£45,000pa
Job Ref:894497


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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