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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Main Purpose of Position 

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for producing concept, scheme and detail designs for NIS projects. 

The engineer will work within a multi-discipline design team and be responsible for undertaking the design of equipment as delegated by the Principal Engineer or Engineering Manager. 

Work will either be undertaken individually or by managing a small team of mechanical design engineers. 

Specific Areas of Responsibility 

  • Produce design concepts / layouts.
  • Carry out technical risk analysis on designs for CDM compliance and CE certification. 
  • Produce designs that conform to the relevant British and European standards and client requirements. 
  • Produce design documentation. 
  • Produce and maintain a technical file in accordance with NIS Quality Assurance requirements. 
  • Ensure that the design addresses operability, maintainability, and safety issues. 
  • Produce designs that meet with project programmes and budgets. 
  • Produce design justification reports that demonstrate the design mitigates all technical risks identified. 
  • Produce a level of information (drawings, specifications, works instructions etc) that enable manufacturing to take place. 
  • Check drawings and documentation appropriate to competency. 
  • Undertake design studies and produce reports on outcome while making recommendations.  

Reporting Relationships 

Reports to: Mechanical Engineering Manager (Line Manager) 

Principal Mechanical Engineer (Project Assignment) 

Reportees: Mechanical Design Engineers 

Standards 

  • Compliance with company procedures and policies. 
  • Display a professional, acceptable attitude and image for all work associated with and undertaken on behalf of NIS Ltd. 
  • Champion and up hold the NIS values: Respect, Commit, Protect, Inspire 

Security clearance

If not already cleared, candidates should be willing to undertake appropriate level of clearance. If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please ensure you have read the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Location
Chorley
Reporting to
Mechanical Engineering Manager
Salary
Competitive
Contract
Full time

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