Jefferson Wells are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to develop and implement structured engineering solutions to meet project and programme requirements across the whole development life-cycle in accordance with customer requirements, legislation, human factors and business needs. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the control of their own work and that of any allocated resources to meet agreed technical, quality, cost and schedule requirements.
Essential Job Responsibilities include:
Developing innovative engineering solutions to meet the requirements of the project to agreed schedule, quality and cost requirements, working in accordance with company processes.
This will involve:
Working with internal and external customers and suppliers and engineering colleagues in mechanical, systems and hardware disciplines.
Managing formal requirements allocated to mechanical by system design, validate requirements per standards, demonstrate compliance by design description and verify their implementation by verification methods (test, inspect, analysis, etc.).
Compiling work estimates and plans in support of project managers. Proactively track progress and update plans as developments progress
Develop apprentices, undergraduate interns, graduate engineers and non-senior engineers to improve capability and capacity, working in accordance with company High Performance System. Leading the mechanical team by example, motivating and supporting colleagues as a mechanical subject matter expert.
As a Senior Mechanical Engineer you must actively contribute to departmental continuous improvement, and lead mechanical process improvements, including tools and ways of working to improve departmental efficiency within the confines of industry regulations.
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree
(Preferred): Master's Degree or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience: Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
10+ years of experience in mechanical design ideally within a highly regulated industry