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Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 08/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381339A

Principal Mechanical Engineer

Principal Mechanical Engineer required for the UK's leading supplier to the nuclear industry based in Warrington. With a mechanical department of around 270 professional engineers, you would be joining an unrivalled organisation as part of their mechanical design projects for nuclear licensed and highly regulated sites.

Role responsibilities:

  • Provide design solutions for the nuclear industry and coordinate the production of;
    • Design scheme, design proposal drawings and detail drawings
    • General assemblies and functional specifications/documents
    • Technical reports/studies and design justification reports
  • Technical guidance for all design work
  • Leadership and management of the engineering resources to deliver technical and engineering solutions
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of mechanical work package to programme, budget and quality
  • Engineering design governance
  • Management of Senior Engineers, Engineers and Designers
  • Identify or respond to task variations through formal change control

Role Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience as a Principal Mechanical Engineer in the design of machines, mechanical handling and lifting equipment
  • Industry experience must be one or more of the following: Nuclear, Textile manufacturing, Paper making equipment, Lifting equipment, MoD
  • Able to manage teams of Designers and Engineers
  • Knowledge of common engineering materials
  • Working experience in CE marking process
  • Good knowledge of fabrication techniques
  • Ideally degree educated in Mechanical Engineering
  • You must hold or be eligible to hold Security Clearance

Salary and Benefits:

  • £55,000 - £65,000 basic salary
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave with the option to buy and sell days
  • Flexible working
  • Free car parking
  • Employee share ownership plan
  • Other discretionary flexible benefits

If you are a motivated and ambitious Principal Mechanical Engineer in the design of heavy machinery, then this could you a fantastic career move to work for a large and successful nuclear organisation.

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