Senior Mechanical Engineer

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.

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.

Reporting to
Mechanical Engineering Manager
Full time


Job Description and Person Specification