Mechanical Design Engineer

Location : Workington, Cumbria, England
Job Ref : AL350
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Market related

Description

Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

The purpose of this role is to make a significant contribution to the design engineering of multidisciplinary projects of varying depth as requested by the Team Leader. To report to the Team Leader and functionally to the Lead Engineer or Project Engineer on the work being undertaken. 

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To actively be aware of and support the companies Health and Safety policies and culture.
  • To provide, using modern software platforms, design and project estimates, specifications, layouts and other tender documents in sufficient detail and good order to enable project tenders and sales submissions to be made to prospective customers and project variation proposals to be made to existing customers.
  • To deliver work in accordance with office Quality systems and to monitor, forecast and control their aspects of a project.
  • To ensure that the design & project output can be manufactured / realised economically (value engineered) and installed, used & maintained safely in accordance with the legislative requirements appertaining to the project and to ensure the customer’s requirements are satisfied.
  • To liaise/enquire to, and meet with prospective suppliers of goods and services, evaluation of offers, provision of purchase specifications and completion of a Bill of Materials to satisfy the technical, requirements of the project.
  • To liaise with manufacturers, organise and or carry our inspection and expediting activities to satisfy the project requirements.
  • To set up, control and be responsible for the safe, efficient and timely erection and commissioning of plant and equipment both within workshop assembly and at customers site. This is to include incorporation of as built modifications within the final project document packages.
  • To work individually or as part of a larger bid / project team, which may be led by either an equivalent, Lead Engineer, Project Engineer or Bid Manager.
  • To positively undertake continuous self – development to improve the success of the whole team.
  • To act as the Lead Engineer as requested.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree – essential (or demonstrable experience).
  • Member of Relevant Professional Institute.
  • Experience in designing equipment for the nuclear sector or other heavy engineering areas – Essential.
  • To be aware of and able to practice cost value engineering – Essential.
  • Experience of working with a team of design engineers delivering projects within budget and time – Essential.
  • IT literate with good knowledge of AutoDesk, AutoCAD and AutoDesk Inventor – Essential.
  • Minimum 5 years industry related experience within a design engineering environment – Desirable.
  • Experience within heavy industry, designing and manufacturing bespoke equipment – Desirable.
  • Experience within an equipment design environment – Desirable.
  • Knowledge of concast equipment – Desirable.

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive

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