Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
South East
Location:
Surrey
Salary:
£65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted:
17/03/2020
Recruiter:
Gold Group
Job Ref:
944652

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Surrey - Travel is required
Permanent
�65,000 - �75,000

Overall role for the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will take technical lead on specific Projects as identified by the Engineering manager, engineering design of mechanical equipment by means of technical submissions, specifications and drawings, including Bills of Materials (BOM’s) and Consolidated Bills of Materials (CBOM’s), in accordance with the relevant client and/or international standards.
Additionally, will assist the Engineering Manager in coaching other Mechanical Engineers to develop Design skills and work to the departmental processes.

Qualifications and Experience Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:

* Required: 10 years’+ experience within Water/Waste Water industry
* Desirable: Mechanical Engineer Degree – 10 years relevant experience
* Minimum: HNC Mechanical Engineering – 10 years relevant experience

Duties and responsibilities for the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:

* To be responsible for specific aspects of project execution of the contract within the department
* To professionally engineer specific mechanical aspects of the contract
* Co-ordination of civil / structural, electrical and instrumentation design elements of the project through the appropriate discipline engineers
* Supervision and direction of draughtsmen in the production of drawings, BOM’s & CBOM’s and the subsequent checking of drawings, BoM’s and CBOM’s
* To assist the Engineering Manager in the supervision and output of mechanical design engineers, draughtsman; staff and agency, to meet the demands of the contracts
* Preparation of enquiries and purchase requisitions against BOM’s and CBOM’s, assessment of suppliers’ quotations and technical submissions prior to client approval
* Identifying changes to contract scope, raising of change orders and monitoring of the same
* Assist in the monitoring of man hours’ expenditure and resource requirements to ensure activities are complete within budget and to program against project specifications
* Undertaking the inspection of equipment as and when required
* Attending contract review meetings as arranged by the Project Manager and providing technical assistance on engineering aspects
* Preparation of mechanical standards, data sheets, and specifications
* To effectively liaise with other staff members, clients, and suppliers to ensure customer satisfaction and satisfactory contract completion
* Coordinate the preparation of a tender in accordance with Company policies and procedures
* Coordinate conceptual process and engineering design, liaise with other staff members, clients, and suppliers to ensure satisfactory progress and completion of tenders
* To ensure that a competitive, commercially sound tender is prepared
* To assess any risks and address these risks
* To assist the Engineering Manager / Proposals Manager in the supervision and output of mechanical design engineers, draughtsman; staff and agency, to meet the demands of the tenders
* Participate in tenders, preparing, coordinating and assisting in the preparation of cost estimates and specifications forming meaningful tenders in compliance with the Clients Specifications with the aim to convert them into profitable contracts
* Coordination of all design elements of the tender through the appropriate discipline engineers
* Supervision and direction of draughtsman in the production of tender drawings, and subsequent checking of tender drawings
* Preparation of enquiries to suppliers for equipment. Evaluate and discuss suppliers’ quotations, technically and price
* Assist in the monitoring of man hours’ expenditure and resource requirements, to ensure activities are complete within budget and to Tender program
* Attending tender review meetings as arranged and providing assistance with negotiations with Client, suppliers etc. and technical assistance on engineering aspects

Knowledge and experience for the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer:

Understand the principles of potable & waste water and reverse osmosis treatment
Or
Have experience of advising / controlling other members of staff in designing all aspects of water sewage and reverse osmosis treatment plants
Or
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar position

Technical / practical / communicational / leadership etc.

* Needs to be enthusiastic, efficient, self-motivated and able to work as part of a team interacting confidently with others
* Ability to rationalise designs and produce economic plant layouts
* Good general knowledge of all aspects of water treatment, e.g. civil engineering, process engineering, electrical engineering and project management
* A flexible mind, with the ability to assimilate large amounts of different data at one time
* Ability to present technical proposals clearly, confidently and convincingly
* Good Interpersonal and negotiation skills
* Able to travel overseas as and when required

Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business.
We will contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. Privacy Policy. Equal Opportunity and Diversity Policy.

Contact Details:
Gold Group
Tel: 01342330561
Fax: 01342 330 520
Contact: Ashleigh Hicks
Email:

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