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Hydraulic Engineer

Posted 13 October by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing Ended

Take the opportunity to join a UK market leader supplying the automotive, construction and industrial sectors with a highly complex and robust product process. Utilise your mechanical expertise to control and implement capital improvement projects and deliver expert technical support to internal stakeholders.

Client Details

Michael Page has partnered with a rapidly growing industrial manufacturer of a range of critical products to the entire industrial market including automotive and construction. Operating out of a proven yet ageing plant and with an engineering budget befitting of the improvement work required the engineering team is a lifeblood of this business, ensuring their customer-driven production targets are met whilst delivering meaningful improvements to the plant.


Reporting to the Group Head of Projects your responsibility will be across all mechanical technical enquiries, however your specific area of expertise will be Hydraulic design and maintenance. You will be the technical authority and run multiple improvement projects.

As the Hydraulic Engineer you will:

  • Provide of specialist Mechanical and / Industrial hydraulic engineering advice to the entire Business.
  • Assist in the design, specification, procurement, planning, installation and commissioning of plant improvements, capital and revenue projects within the business.
  • Produce or procure detailed designs to meet project requirements in terms of safety, technical performance, quality, cost and programme.
  • Assist in the negotiation and management of contracts, including the selection of appropriate contractors to satisfy the allocated project's objectives.
  • Assist in the development of training requirements for assigned personnel to fully develop their potential including Professional Institution mentoring where appropriate


You will be an outstanding written and verbal communicator, and have extensive project management experience, preferably within a heavy industrial setting. Working with numerous internal stakeholders and on a number of projects at any one time organisation will be a crucial in the success of the individual.

The successful Hydraulic Engineer will:

  • Posses a degree in Mechanical engineering and preferably be professionally accredited by the IMechE, if not evidence of working towards Incorporated or Chartered Status is required
  • Demonstratable engineering experience at Project Engineer level specialising in either Mechanical or Hydraulic engineering with a good working knowledge of the other discipline
  • Have experience of working on heavy engineering projects in an industrial environment is desirable but not essential
  • Have experience in engineering mechanical equipment and hydraulic equipment and hydraulic circuit design using current relevant design codes and standards
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of the Pressure Equipment Regulations and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations and other mechanical engineering related regulations and codes of practice would be advantageous.

Job Offer

Competitive plus package

Reference: 33544812

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