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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Salary: Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Rosyth, Fife
  • Sector: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Other
  • Date posted: 29/06/2017
  • Job reference: J365877A

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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Rosyth

A market leading FTSE 100 company is currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer 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.

You will be required to perform all aspects of Mechanical Engineering work in support of winning and delivering large scale process-engineering themed projects for key markets including marine and offshore liquefied gas transportation/storage and onshore petrochemical with end-customers of major worldwide shipyards and oil majors.

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows -

  • Leading team of Mechanical Engineers on allocated projects with technical competence and technical sign-off.
  • Prepare technical datasheets, material lists, calculations, engineering reports and operating/installation/commissioning procedures
  • Check and approve mechanical engineering calculations and drawings
  • Support development of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's)
  • Evaluation of vendor quotations for mechanical equipment and machinery
  • Provide engineering support including to Suppliers and site
  • Contribute to Design Review meetings
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to colleagues
  • Technical communications with regulatory bodies, clients and vendors
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures

The successful candidate will display the following skills and experience -

  • Technical competence for the above responsibilities
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Fluency in the English language (verbal and written)
  • Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to lead tasks and work to tight timescales
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good working knowledge of MathCAD, AutoCAD, AutoPIPE or similar packages is (desirable)
  • Experience working to design codes (experience of ASME VIII, ASTM, BS and EN codes is desirable)
  • Pipe Stress Analysis (PSA) and/or Finite Element Analysis (FEA) experience is (desirable)
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience of the following is desirable:

-Piping and piping components (valves, pipe supports, etc)

-Pressure vessels

-Hydraulic systems & equipment

-Mechanical process equipment (pumps, compressors, etc)

-Material selection

-Manufacturing/fabrication methods

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer Statue (desirable)
  • Minimum 8 years relevant experience (desirable)

What's on offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Holidays: 25 days plus 8 public holidays
  • Pension: Money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Occupational Health services
  • Specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
  • Childcare salary sacrifice scheme
  • Cycle scheme
  • Computershare - staff discount site

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 9309 775

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