Senior Mechanical Development Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kenn
Salary: £35 per hour
Start Date: 2022-02-11
Reference: BH-515
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2022 16:28

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Development Engineer required for 12 months contract in Clevedon.
This role is onsite in Clevedon, and the pay rate is up to £35/hr Umbrella.
Candidate must have at least 5 years Mechanical Design experience plus an engineering qualification such as a degree in Mechanical Engineering.


Working under the direction of the Lead Engineer you will be responsible for the delivery of design solutions within a multi-discipline engineering team, supporting product development at Product Company, Clevedon


To design and develop modules/sub-assemblies of new products in accordance with the company's Product Commercialisation Process (PCP) ensuring that the required reliability, quality and cost targets are met
To meet the Master Specification targets and ensure conformance to the relevant international, national and industry safety standards
To verify that the designs meet the Master Specification and conform to the relevant design standards by calculation and/or testing as appropriate
Accountable for the design and development of sub-assemblies of a product ensuring the specified quality and cost are achieved to the agreed project time scale
Responsible for the detailed documentation of the design (models, drawings, design data, BOM, test data) ensuring all relevant information is recorded in a timely manner and placed in the Technical Construction File (TCF)

Qualifications & Experience:

A good mechanically biased engineering degree (or other engineering qualification depending on experience)
At least 5 years’ post degree experience of working on whole system design and development in a Development environment.
Ability to form and lead teams, coordinating actions to specific goals
Excellent problem solver
In-depth experience in product introductions and experience of managing elements of larger projects in support.
Experience in directing the work, mentoring and supporting more junior engineers and designers
A high level of 3D and 2D CAD skills (CATIA, Visio, AutoCAD and/or other drafting tools)
FEA and CFD skills would be an advantage
An understanding of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and system schematics
Positive attitude and ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
Used to working in a multidisciplinary environment
Ability to convey design intent concisely to all levels (upper management, Project Managers, Lead Engineers, peers and other members of the team) – to inform and to educate.

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