Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1712-36_1516871989
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2018 09:19

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for our client for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on a 12 month contract. This role will be based at Leicester.

Responsibilities / Experience required:
Working experience in Design & Engineering Bid preparation including approvals.

* Provide design solutions for the nuclear industry and coordinate the production of:
- Design Schemes
- Design Proposal Drawings
- Detail Drawings
- General Assemblies
- Functional Specifications/ Functional Requirements Documents
- Technical Reports and Studies
- Design Justification Reports
* Identify or respond to task variations through formal change control.
* Provision of technical guidance (within the relevant design discipline) for all design work in accordance with project design procedures;
* Leadership and Management of the engineering resources to deliver technical and engineering solutions that robustly support the development of the plant Safety and Environmental Case to meet UK legal and nuclear Site licence requirements.
* Able to take responsibility for delivery of mechanical work package to programme, budget and required quality.
* Effective utilisation of mechanical design resources required to support the Project Mangers in meeting their Project programme work packages and provide reporting information to the Project Manager.
* Engineering design governance to ensure that the engineering designs generated through internal and subcontract agencies will transition through the appropriate project gate efficiently
* Ensure appropriate engineering standards are used and that engineering solutions are fit for purpose and achievable.
* Management of teams of Mechanical Senior Engineers / Engineers / Designers and checking and approval of mechanical deliverables.
* Have the knowledge, skill and experience to develop 'ideas' into conceptual engineering designs from 1st principles.
* Responsible for checking and approval of design calculations.
* To ensure that competent and SQEP resources are being deployed to deliver design work packages and to ensure SQEP assessments are undertaken in a timely manner.
* Verification (through self assessment) of the effective implementation of the IMS in engineering design to ensure quality, environment, Health and Safety performance in products

Experience required:
* Is up to date with the latest technology and has the ability to specify proprietary equipment for use in bespoke design systems.
* Has knowledge of common engineering materials.
* Has working knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S issues as required by Legislation (and applicable Directives).
* Has chaired Design Risk Assessments / Design Reviews and ideally will have presented at HAZOP studies.
* Has working experience in CE marking process and specifically contents of Technical File.
* Has a good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
* Has a good knowledge of achievable manufacturing accuracy,
* Ideally will have some 'hands on' experience.
* Knowledge of Geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
* Working knowledge of commonly used materials and standards.

Security: Successful applicants for this role must be able to obtain an SC level of security clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.