11 months ago
Senior Mechanical Engineer - Westlakes - Duration 12 months - Rate c£40-£47/hr umb
Key words / skills: Mechanical, Engineer, Design, Nuclear,
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Cavendish Nuclear in order to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on a 12 month contract at Westlakes.
As a Senior Mechanical Engineer your responsibilities and duties will include:
The Senior Engineer manages the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.
At this level; an experienced engineer, high level of developed knowledge in a specialist subject area, resolves specific technical issues and problems, compiles technical reports and accompanying presentations, provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coaches, mentors and assists others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, builds strong working relationships with stakeholders, works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team.
This is the level for an experienced engineer working with a high level of developed knowledge in a specialist subject area; the role is directly accountable for designs, developments and determines solutions to problems and issues within a specialist subject area.
Able to work on a range of engineering problems involving high levels of complexity & uncertainty. Provides help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development.
The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.
Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams
Assist in effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress
Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities
Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
Contribute to Project Safety Assessment process
Ensure task and project risks are communicated and managed appropriately
Produce, review and approve calculations, analyses, drawings, models, design basis documentation and technical reports as assigned
Assessing the implications of changes, concessions and queries
Maintaining the engineering configuration, ensuring the overall design intent and integrity is maintained throughout design lifecycle
Evaluate technical issues in order to develop proposals for investigations and/or solutions, including process improvements
Provide support to the Project Manager for the planning, control and delivery of tasks and projects
Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority
Act as Technical Authority or Engineering Lead when authorised to do so.
Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours
Keep up to date in relevant technical areas and develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide effective delivery. Maintain knowledge of Industry best practice, promote a culture of engineering best practice, support in driving cultural development and change
Contribute to learning from experience (LfE). requirement, during and post project
Support business development opportunities
Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.) Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure individual co-operation with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours
Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements, including estimates
Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
Chartered Engineer status (or actively working toward Chartered Status)
Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types
Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities
Good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
Willing to travel to Sellafield Site on a regular basis (multiple days per week, but not specific – dependent on workload).
Previous experience of working on Sellafield Site and/or access into Separation area
Experience of Commissioning and Works Testing / FAT activities
Experience in the design and selection of accessories for Lifting operations
Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council
Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects
You will be an experienced Mechanical Engineer.
Nuclear exp essential.
SC Cleared / BPSS
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.