Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Public Sector
South East
£34.99 to £34.99 per hour
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Advantage Technical Resourcing
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Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 Months
�34.99 an hour LTD

Advantage Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our prestigious clients team at their site in Portsmouth.

The successful candidate will be joining a leading global defence organisation, and will be there to provide Mechanical Engineering services to Warship Support COMs, projects, bids and improvement initiatives as directed by the Mechanical Engineering Functional Lead.

Typical duties and responsibilities may include:

• Identifying equipment/system requirements
• Developing design solutions for mechanical systems
• Conducting supporting calculations for mechanical/marine system design activities
• Ensuring adequate integration with other engineering equipment/systems to ensure all aspects of the design are considered
• Identify safety hazards and support the assessment and mitigation of safety risk
• Writing system/equipment specifications, scopes of work and assessing supplier responses
• Supporting the verification of mechanical equipment and system performance
• Defining acceptance requirements
• Reviewing technical documentation
• Conducting technical investigations and root cause analysis
• Providing mechanical engineering support to operations, test and commissioning, ILS and other functions
• Project Management including cost and schedule adherence.
• Lead and support junior team members to deliver projects �Conducting all activities in a professional manner delivering mechanical design solutions to agreed time, cost and quality to meet project milestones �Drafting technical reports or other documents relevant to, or required by, a particular task in order to ensure that technical findings can be successfully communicated with recipients
• Maintain accurate records of all design related work in accordance with relevant extant procedures to ensure a complete design record of work undertaken
• Liaison with MOD establishments, test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required to satisfy the needs of the project
• Liaison with Supply Chain, Operations, Test & Commissioning, ILS and other internal functions as required.
• Adopt a professional approach to all mechanical/marine engineering design solutions to ensure knowledge and skills keep pace with the technology

The ideal candidate will be:

• Articulate and present technical arguments clearly, logically and simply
• Be qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in mechanical engineering
• Possess an in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering.
• Have experience in marine/mechanical engineering, preferably working on complex military platforms and systems.
• Have a strong awareness of Product Safety and SHE within their day to day work.
• A good understanding of what Systems Engineering is and the benefits it brings to complex engineering projects
• Ability to work with Classification Society and Naval Authority requirements.
• Professionally Registered (CEng) through a relevant professional engineering institution such as the IET, IMechE, etc.

If this is something that is of interest to you, or you know someone who would be suitable, then please get in touch on 0161 871 8282. Alternatively, please send your CV through

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Contact Details:
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Tel: (0) 161 871 8282
Contact: Advantage Resourcing

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