Mechanical Engineer

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    Reading, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £32000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Hannah Pepper

Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Mechanical design; Substantiation calculations; Safety critical; Requirements capture

  • Defence; Nuclear; Aerospace; Security; Energy

  • Silchester; Reading (+ flexible working)

  • £32,000 - £50,000 + excellent benefits

A market leading consultancy operating across a range of safety critical industries are recruiting a Senior Mechanical Engineer.

Key Accountabilities - Senior Mechanical Engineer

+ To create optimal design solutions to address specified requirements.

+ Produce substantiation calculations to demonstrate designs will perform as required.

+ Author and update technical documents.

+ Manage your delivery against Time, Cost and Quality requirements

+ Support our QA process through review or checking colleagues work.

+ Present your work to the client at formal reviews.

+ Work within project teams, these may including placements at client's sites

Skills and knowledge requirements - Senior Mechanical Engineer

+ Degree-qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline

+ Chartered Engineer or working towards chartership.

+ A sound understanding of mechanical engineering principles and their application to varied projects and domains.

+ Experience in producing design calculations (preferably using MathCad)

+ Experience in the production of design documentation, including optioneering reports, specifications and requirements capture documents.

+ Deal effectively with ambiguity and multiple problems whilst working to high quality standards and tight timescales.