Principal Mechanical Engineer - Mechanical Handling
|Job Title:||Principal Mechanical Engineer - Mechanical Handling|
|Contact Name:||Lucy Hoyle|
|Job Published:||December 03, 2018 16:27|
As Principal Mechanical Engineer you'll be part of a team producing mechanical design deliverables such as Mechanical Handling Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery and Lifting Equipment. In this role you'll be instrumental in providing technical guidance and leadership to ensure that teams can deliver work packages for both existing clients and for new bids. It is not essential that you have nuclear industry experience, but preference will be given to those that do have it.
Working closely with internal engineering and project teams you'll be key in developing team workloads and project plans, ensuring that work packages are delivered to programme, budget, legal, quality, and health and safety standards. You'll manage Mechanical Engineers and Designers to develop ideas into conceptual engineering designs from first principles. This will involve carrying out checks on the design team's progress through the chairing of Design Risk Assessments and Design Reviews and coordinating the production of:
Design Proposal Drawings
Functional Specifications/ Functional Requirements Documents
Technical Reports and Studies
Design Justification Reports
Qualifications / Experience
Degree-level or an equivalent qualification in a relevant Engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience
You will preferably be Chartered, though this is a desirable
Significant experience of producing mechanical design deliverables, preferably within the nuclear industry
Good knowledge and hands on experience of fabrication techniques, geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits and surface finish
A working knowledge of Inventor and AutoCAD too
As well having knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S legislation and directives, you'll need to have taken part in designers risk assessments, design reviews and (ideally) in HAZOP studies.
Job Title:Principal Mechanical Engineer - Mechanical Handling
Location:Bristol, South West
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 this 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.
Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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