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Senior Mechancial Design Engineer

  • Salary: Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering, Other
  • Date posted: 07/07/2017
  • Job reference: J364569A
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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Cumbria

A market leading FTSE 100 organisation is currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to take on 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 main responsibilities of the role are as follows

  • 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 multi-discipline work package to programme, budget and required quality.
  • Able to manage several teams of Designers and Engineers and undertake checking of Mechanical deliverables.

The successful candidate will display the following skills and experience

  • Experience of producing mechanical design deliverables for Mechanical Handling Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery, Lifting Equipment etc.
  • Working knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S issues as required by legislation (and applicable Directives).
  • Has presented at Designers Risk Assessments / Design Reviews and ideally at HAZOP studies.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Inventor
  • Good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
  • Good knowledge of achievable manufacturing accuracy
  • Ideally will have some 'hands on' experience.
  • Good knowledge of Geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
  • Good working knowledge of commonly used materials and standards.


  • Preferably Degree qualified (HNC Minimum) with significant relevant technical experience
  • Nuclear experience (preferable)
  • Chartered Engineer (preferable)

What's on offer?

Competitive Salary

Pension Scheme

Benefits Package

Work for a forward thinking and dynamic company

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