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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Warrington £55k

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Recruiter: Progressive
Listed on: 14th June
Location: Warrington
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £55,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Warrington £55k

  • Are you a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer / Mechanical Design Engineer Team Leader / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer?
  • Do you have experience in the design & development of complex mechanical systems / machinery (such as Process Machinery, Mechanical Handling Systems, Hydraulics, Aircraft Landing Systems etc)?
  • Do you want to work for Global Nuclear Engineering Innovator, specializing in concept-based mechanical systems for complex applications?
  • Do you want to work for a forward-thinking Engineering Company that offers its Engineers Hybrid / Remote & Flexible Working?

If so, then please see below…

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Warrington £55k

Progressive and a European Engineering Innovator in Mechanical Engineering for the Nuclear Industry are looking to recruit a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer for their Head Office in Warrington, owing to significant business growth and project pipeline for 2023+.

Based in Warrington and reporting into the Head of Engineering, the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Delivery of Mechanical Design packages of specific elements or the entire scope of projects, dependent on size / complexity of the work scope.
  • Delivery of technically compliant design deliverables in accordance with the Design Input Requirements within budget and programme constraints.
  • Capable of leading a team of Mechanical Engineers and designers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering to Detailed Design production.
  • Provide Engineering Support to manufacture right through to client handover

Specifically, the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer will:

  • Interpretation of Design Inputs into fit for purpose solutions.
  • Definition of scope and verification of fit for purpose design deliverables
  • Manage delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales
  • Day to day management of the engineering team (up to 10 personnel)
  • Ensure Designs and products comply with relevant legislation.
  • Expected to undertake the Nominated Engineer (per project) company role to set and manage the strategy, direction, and ownership of projects, as required.
  • Actively works to Develops the capability of the unit and its staff.
  • Establishes and manages appropriate supply chain capability.
  • Development of value-add strategy and production of technical estimates and tender proposals.

Qualification & Experience Required for Lead Mechanical Design Engineer role:

  • Previous Mechanical Design Experience (as a Mechanical Design Engineer, Senior Mechanical Design Engineer etc)
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Previous experience of design using 3D CAD Design software packages
  • Prior experience of using FEA Analysis Software and conduct Mechanical Engineering Calculations to validate designs (such as stress & structural calculations, stress of components etc).
  • Experience of Concept Design through to Manufacturing Documentation Production, Verification via testing and installation design activities.
  • Conversant with British and European Technical and Legislative standards

For the successful Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, a salary up to £55,000 & package is on offer and this Lead Mechanical Design Engineer role is commutable from Warrington, Liverpool, Preston, Manchester, Salford, Crewe, Chester, Runcorn, Bolton, Wigan & St Helens.

In addition, my client also operates a hybrid / remote and flexible working policy for its Engineers as part of their benefits package.

To be considered for this Lead Mechanical Design Engineer role, please apply via the link below.

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Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales