Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894484_1519221067
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2018 13:51

Job Description

Our client has been involved in the nuclear industry for the past 40 years with experience from every nuclear site in the UK. They have a stellar reputation, and excellent customer satisfaction. They are going through a period of growth due to continued project success and require a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to be based at their site in Winchester.

As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer you will be responsible for engineering concepts and solutions under the supervision of the Principal Engineer. Nuclear industry experience isn't essential but would be helpful. You will be involved in defence projects, decommissioning projects, and research and development.

The successful candidate will be able to do hand calculations, substantiation, and concept design. You need to be a strong mechanical engineer with a passion for design and development.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

Engineering of mechanical equipment to a level sufficient for manufacture and functionality
Checking and Issuing of design and process documents
Substantiation/validation of design output
Production of engineering designs and associated engineering documents (such as drawings, calculations, reports) and ensure they are completed within the required timescales.
To progress small and medium sized engineering projects, as allocated or working as part of a team on larger projects. In both cases, most work should be carried out with minimal supervision, but with regular consultation with the Head of Development or other team members.
Project work, in addition to design, will include all aspects of the design process such as draughting and testing of products, as well as other organizational tasks as deemed appropriate in order to ensure timely progress of projects being worked on.

Qualifications / Experience

Degree, HNC / HND (Significant experience and references in Engineering activities will be highly valued, in the Nuclear industry or other similar industries)
Concept, scheme and detail design engineering experience
SolidWorks / 3D CAD
CAD / AutoCAD
Good reporting skills to inform the Engineering & Projects Director
Excellent communication skills, and general friendly and approachable manner.

Job Title:Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Location:Winchester, Hampshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894484


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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