Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted a week ago by Aquila Nuclear Engineering Ltd

Twyford, Hampshire
£39,000 - £54,000/annum

Job Summary/Purpose and Role

To provide the leadership and management of multi-disciplined engineering teams in the delivery of one of Aquila’s major projects or workstreams. Responsible for the provision of elements associated with success delivery of machine design and build projects. Working as part of a project team, you will manage design output from concept to validation.

Reporting directly to the Project Engineering Manager to produce engineering design and associated documentation in the production of engineering concepts and technical solutions compliant with company and international standards.

In consultation with the Principal Engineer responsible for providing input and support to the Engineering Function Technical Authority.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To progress the technical delivery of engineering projects, as allocated, in alignment with the Project Engineering Manager and Project Manager.
  • To technically support the Commercial Department
  • To produce engineering designs and associated engineering documents
  • To manage the day to day technical aspects of allocated projects working with a team of engineers or as an individual. Work should be carried out with minimal to no supervision, but with regular consultation with the Head of Department.
  • To coordinate, with the Project Engineering Manager, in the day to day tasking of any allocated engineers
  • To provide analyses and understand technical tender specifications, producing the technical aspects of tender returns and creating accurate tender design estimates
  • To peer review of concept designs, 3D CAD scheme designs, detailed manufacturing drawings and design substantiation by hand calculations.
  • To produce substantiation (by hand calculation) of engineering designs
  • To support the development of the engineering resource, development and implementation of internship and apprenticeship programmes
  • To produce concept designs, full 3D scheme design and 2D detail design for manufacture within SolidWorks all within the required timescales
  • To assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the Engineering Department.
  • Any other job duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.
  • Understanding of GDPR/data protection legislation procedures and requirements in a highly regulated environment.
  • To support business change, via effective change management processes in the context of Aquila Nuclear Engineering fast-paced regulatory environment.
  • To be responsible for your own workplace safety. To demonstrate commitment to health and safety; ensure all statutory obligations are met and the safety of staff, clients and visitors are in line with the UK and European standards.

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