Mechanical Designer

  • Location

    Rosyth, Fife

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  • Salary:

    £27.00 - £33.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Location: Rosyth
Duration: 3 months, initially
IR35 Status: Inside
Rate: £27.00/hr - £33.00/hr Umbrella or £23.64/hr - £28.13/hr PAYE

Experis are seeking a number of Mechanical Designers who possess good FORAN skills and experience, with specific knowledge of FDesign, FPipe, and the creation of both Isometric and Pipe Spool and Pipe Support Production Output drawings, to support the close out phase of a complex new build vessel, within a multi-disciplinary Detail Design project.

You will ensure definition of design solution(s) and deliverables to required standards, are consistent with the whole lifecycle from concept through to in service support.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Prepare and produce drawings throughout design lifecycle and in line with recognised ISO standards to the required time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Prepare, produce and maintain project documentation as required by the design lifecycle, produce and update 'as built' /datum pack documentation.
  • Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews.
  • Develop innovative design solutions and solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Production and Technical Queries.
  • Interface with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications.
  • Assist more senior designers in a range of activities including, production of estimates, maintenance and improvement in standard and quality of outputs, production and test organisations with the compilation of test forms and procedures.
  • Fulfil Design Lead responsibilities as assigned for single discipline low risk projects

To be a success in this role, you will have:

  • A good understanding of engineering and design practices, relevant to the design discipline including appropriate CAD skills, written and verbal communications skills, and an understanding of Risk Management.
  • The ability to generates a wide range of common or complex design situations and problems or detail for assemblies, components or systems.
  • Knowledge to develop design solutions for a wide range of common or complex design situations and problems under limited technical supervision.


ONC/HNC/HND (or equivalent) OR BTEC National Certificate/Diploma (or equivalent) OR appropriate apprenticeship of specialisation,


Relevant industry experience, requires referenced levels of the ICF (Integrated Competency Framework) to be demonstrated or being worked towards AND engaged in structured development and is working towards meeting the registration requirements of the Engineering Council at Incorporated Engineer Level.