Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

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    Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £51000 per annum + + excellent benefits/lucrative pension

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 2 years ago

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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Remote Handling & Robotics

Are you interested in having a direct influence in shaping the future of the worlds energy? As part of the global programme for fusion, we are developing remote handling systems for the next generations of power stations.

This is a rare opportunity to work at the centre of the UK effort to apply novel technologies to all challenging and harsh environments for the protection of people and advancement of industry

We are seeking mechanical design engineers to design, develop, commission, test, maintain and operate tools and equipment for these remote handling operations

As a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer your key responsibilities will include:

  • Creation and design of effective remote handling mechanical robotic devices and tooling from concept through systems specifications to detail designs

  • Supervision of engineers and draughts people to maintain high design standards and integrate design work

  • Liaison with customers to report of project progress and to agree priorities

  • Drive and complete complex design activities within allotted time and with high efficiency, and ensuring designs are compliant with correct design files.

  • Lead and manage the maintenance, diagnosis and repair of existing systems.

  • Managing the acceptance, testing and commissioning of complex remote systems

Skills and knowledge required:

  • Experience in design substantiation analysis using hand calculation and finite element techniques

  • Competent in generating technical documents and specifications

  • Experience in using 3D CAD system

  • Ability to work as part of a larger team or group

To start your application apply now!