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