Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12786_1519894661
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 08:57

Job Description

Our client is a national market leader in the fields of marine defence and nuclear engineering and enjoys the backing of a large international group. As a design and manufacturing specialist, the client has the capability to take an idea, develop the design, build and manufacture the product. They are well respected within their specialised industries and present interesting challenges to meet specific cutting edge design requirements. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for design, development, and applications engineering. Work base will be at the Bristol design office, plus visits to sub-contractors' & clients' works, together with time spent at other sites during equipment installation and commissioning.

Job Description

Assessment of client requirements, ensuring that output meets those requirements and demonstrating that designs are cost effective and safe to install, operate and maintain.
Ensure that all design activity is conducted in accordance with company procedures
Planning and monitoring of design progress to ensure completion to time and budget
Preparation or checking of conceptual schemes, detail designs, supporting calculations, technical specifications and reports
Presentation of designs to customers and managing design iteration & co-ordination.
Assist the sales function in the generation of tender responses and technical proposals.

Qualifications / Experience

Degree or equivalent, Chartered or capable of / working towards achieving Chartered status
Defence engineering background will be an advantage, as will structural design / concept design experience
Proven design experience, with a practical bias in the mechanical handling industry, to generate cost effective bespoke solutions to meet Client's requirements
Be able to communicate design solutions and technical information clearly
Advanced 3D CAD capability
Be self-motivated, able to work with the minimum of supervision, possess man-management & planning skills and be commercially aware
Good character - robust, sense of humour, credible, objective, able to push back and challenge in appropriate manner.

Job Title:Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location:Bristol, South West
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:12786


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.

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