Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
£40K – £50K
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join a global leader that specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of incinerators, cremators and combustion systems. Projects can range from a simple, small scale incineration unit featuring diesel fuelled package burners and relay logic control panel, to large scale fully automated systems utilising natural gas fuelled burners, a range of electro-mechanical components, hydraulics, pneumatics, and PLC based control systems.
Responsible for the design of mechanical components and systems utilising SolidWorks, AutoCad Plant 3D & NAVISWORKS software and a working knowledge of mathematics, physics, and fabrication techniques.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Propose, design, and detail engineering solutions
Attend site visits for verification/measurement to produce general arrangement/proposal drawings
Interpret technical requirements of customer specifications and co-ordinate and manage all aspects of each project from development through to production
Assist in procurement by providing technical specs for the in-house buyers and provide fabrication drawings to sub-contractors.
Support the Projects and Works departments to ensure all components fit together smoothly and efficiently ensuring compliance with industry regulation
Carry out investigations into a range of problems or issues and develop and prepare solutions individually, or as a member of a team
Collaborate with the wider company to continually look for improvement opportunities
Responsible for supervision of up to 6 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Ideally degree qualified in an engineering/product design subject
Proficient in Autocad as well as a 3D modelling package, preferably SolidWorks and/or NAVISWORKS.
Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
Fluent in English to a very high standard and possess strong communication skills, as liaison with clients and colleagues is a large focus within the job.
Additional languages an advantage
Organised and possess a high level of administration ability to effectively manage documentation.
Experience in an ISO9001 compliant environment or equivalent an advantage
If this sounds like you and you’d like to find out more or be considered for this position, then please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on (phone number removed) an informal discussion, or email your CV
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