Senior Mechanical Engineer [Hamburg]

Senior Mechanical Engineer [Hamburg]

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer [Hamburg]
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + Relocation Assistance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894871_1528205797
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2018 14:36

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 Senior Mechanical Engineer is required on a permanent basis, to support the technical delivery of our client's subsurface energy storage projects in the European hydrocarbon energy storage market in Germany.

Working within the team based in Germany and the UK, you will be an integral part of the delivery of innovative engineering solutions to the Energy Storage sector. You'll be working closely with experienced colleagues, completing site and client office visits, executing project delivery and have the option of fixed term secondments. You will work within the Germany Energy business, predominantly facing the Energy Storage market, based either at the home office in Hamburg. Flexibility for travel to client sites and multiple office locations is essential for this role.

It is vital that you can communicate in both English and German for this role.


Use your knowledge and experience of mechanical engineering to plan and then lead the development of solutions to technical issues, communicating these solutions to clients and managing them through to implementation.
Pipe work and pressure vessel stress analysis
Fracture mechanics assessments
Fatigue and creep life assessments of pressure parts
Assessment of defects in pressure plant
Develop inspection strategies for pressure systems
Answering Technical Queries
Liaise with clients (internal and external) on all aspects of the project cycle
Assist in the preparation, management and completion of projects
Carry out condition surveys of pipework, mechanical equipment and support structures
Support brownfield design projects
You will be expected to prepare detailed technical reports and other communications to a high standard and to provide authoritative diagnoses of findings to engineers and technical staff in related disciplines.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

Degree qualified in mechanical engineering
Professional accreditation such as Chartership (or Euro equivalent)
An appropriate level of relevant industrial experience, with preference for the hydrocarbon storage or conventional O&G sector
Experience working in a senior technical role
Experience in the preparing / checking / reviewing engineering deliverables
Demonstrable mechanical engineering experience and an excellent understanding of project delivery
A background in hydrocarbon storage or conventional Oil & Gas industry is highly desirable
Experience of working with geographically dispersed teams
Proficient in English and German

Role Title:Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Salary: £50,000pa EQUIVALENT EUROS
Job Ref:894871


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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