Senior Mechanical Engineer

Cheshire, Warrington
Competitive Salary
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

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Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer (Mechanical Handling & Lifting Equipment)
Location: Flexible on base location (Warrington / Cumbria / Leicester)
Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear
REF: SF34479

About this role:
Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are currently recruiting a number of Senior Mechanical Engineers to assist with the delivery of a portfolio of work and upcoming projects to our Nuclear customer base.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer manages the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.

At this level; we require an experienced engineer with ability to resolve specific technical issues and problems, compile technical reports and accompanying presentations, provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coaches, mentors and assists others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, builds strong working relationships with stakeholders, works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team.

Top Major Tasks and Activities:
* Able to work on a range of mechanical engineering problems involving high levels of complexity & uncertainty.
* Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development.
* This role holder must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.
* Promote effective co-operation across Mechanical Engineering and other functional teams

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications
You will require an Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant a mechanical discipline, with demonstrable experience in a similar role and industry sector carrying out planned and reactive maintenance activities, as well as supporting continuous improvement and design changes. Have the ability to provide technical solutions to our customers in relation to their plant and equipment.

You will also require experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types, demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities, good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines

We would also like you to have experience of the full design lifecycle of mechanical handling equipment, incuding knowledge of the Machinery Directive and related design standards.

As a Senior Engineer we would require you to support less experinced members of the team, including carrying out design reviews and substatiation tasks, ensuring all designs meet relevant safety standards

What else do I need to know?
* All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

About Cavendish Nuclear

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance
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Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

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