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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Posted 22 January by Fircroft Engineering Services Limited Easy Apply Ended

The Role:
Role Purpose

-Responsible to the Principal or Responsible Engineer for the delivery of Mechanical Design packages, dependent on the size / complexity of the work scope.
-Delivery of technically compliant design deliverables in accordance with the Design Input Requirements.
-Capable of leading a team of Design Engineers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering to Detailed Design production.
-Provide Engineering Support to manufacture right through to client handover.
Key Activities

-Interpretation of Design Input Requirements, in support of the Principal / Responsible Engineers into fit for purpose solutions.
-Contribution to Design Control Files
-Production and verification of fit for purpose calculations where required
-Delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales
-Day to day management of the Engineering design team (up to 5 personnel)
-Supervision, verification and production of design deliverables
-Design co-ordination with other engineering disciplines
-Implementation of UK H&S legislation and appropriate design standards
-Adherence to all company policies and procedures
-Incorporation of external specialist engineering design information
-Identification and inclusion of bought out plant and equipment
-Presentation and/or participation at HAZOP and Design Reviews
-Liaison with Manufacturing, Testing and Commissioning personnel to ensure design optimisation
-Incorporating the requirements of the Operating, Maintenance and Recovery features within the design.
-Implementation of Design Change Control

Essential experience, knowledge and skills

-HNC Qualified (or Equivalent)
-Extensive Engineering Workplace Experience
-Nuclear Industry Experience preferred
-Management of Design teams
-Broad based experience in the Detailed Design of Mechanical Equipment
-Experienced in 2D and 3D design software packages
-Conversant with British and European Technical and Legislative standards
-Conscientious approach to Engineering Design, supported with relevant detailed design background
-Meticulous attention to detail
-Always strives to provide fit for purpose solutions
-Able motivate and co-ordinate a delivery team of Design Engineers

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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