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Mechanical Engineer (Nuclear)

  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design, Management, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Other, Support, Systems Engineering
  • Date posted: 13/02/2018
  • Job reference: J379642A

Mechanical Engineers - Leicester

A market leading organisation is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineers at Standard, Senior and Principal levels to take on a permanent position ASAP. The company is highly regarded for its employee recognition and vital position in today's market place. You will be a driven individual who is looking to work in a fast paced environment with supportive team in a diverse and challenging environment.

The Mechanical Department consists of circa 270 professional engineers who are trusted to deliver the complete life cycle, from concept design through to manufacture for nuclear licensed and highly regulated sites for both new and decommissioning projects.

The team has extensive experience in designing, testing and commissioning specialist mechanical handling machines, lifting beams and accessories, containment and ventilation and wet process systems. The team undertake all aspects of design in accordance with applicable standards and employ client specific standards where required, providing a full design and manufacture audit trail to enable CE marking. The team provides a fully integrated engineering capability, which combined with specialist technical knowledge and analytical support we are able to provide full technical support throughout the project life cycle.

With numerous exciting new projects in process, we are looking for good engineers with transferable skills who have experience in the design of Machines, Mechanical Handling and Lifting Equipment with previous nuclear design experience being beneficial; it is not essential. Previously successful applicants have joined the organisation having experience in Textile Manufacturing and Paper Making Equipment, Lifting Equipment, Machine design and highly regulated industries - for example MoD.'

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide cost/timescale information and progress reporting.
  • 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.
  • Take responsibility for delivery of single-discipline work package to programme, budget and required quality.
  • Able to manage a small team of Designers and undertake checking of Mechanical deliverables.
  • Have working knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S issues as required by legislation (and applicable Directives).
  • Has taken part in Designers Risk Assessments / Design Reviews and ideally in HAZOP studies.
  • Understands the requirements of CE marking.
  • Preferably, AutoCAD proficient in both Model Space and Paper Space and ideally; will have Inventor experience.
  • Has good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
  • Has good knowledge/understanding of achievable manufacturing accuracy.
  • Ideally, will have some 'hands on' experience.
  • Good working knowledge of geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
  • Good working knowledge of commonly used materials and associated standards.

Role Qualifications & Requirements

  • HNC Minimum (Or equivalent)
  • Nuclear experience (Desirable)
  • Recent experience of producing mechanical design deliverables for Mechanical Handling Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery, Lifting Equipment etc.

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 930 9737