Senior Engineer - Contract - Bristol

26 Feb 2013
26 Mar 2013
Gareth Elsmore
Contract Type
Full Time

Huxley Associates are looking for a senior engineer for contract in Bristol.

The role will involve sustaining engineering to support the development and improve the reliability of common sub assemblies for NPI, as well as support component obsolescence and fault investigations on released products.

Job Role

Specification and design of sub assemblies
Cost reduction activities on existing common assemblies
Design calculations in support of design (hand and FEA)
Type testing of equipment and subsystems
Reliability testing
Writing of reports
Preparation of technical construction documents
Creation of Bill of Materials
Development of test specifications
Components selection
Engineering Change
Support to NPI, Ops and Apps Support


CAD - SolidWorks or/and Inventor for 3D modelling and an element of design drafting.
Experience of working on a system or equipment design / development environment preferred
Ability to perform engineering calculations and basic FEA in support of the design.
Understanding of Piping and instrumentation diagrams and system schematics
Experience of FMEA, HAZOP, DFMEA and other design and risk analysis techniques
Experience in the type testing of equipment in support of design.
Strong problem solving ability
Value engineering
Knowledge or BS EN 8888
Used to working in a multidisciplinary environment
Attention to detail and right first time approach
Good written and oral communication
Ability to plan and estimate duration of their work in the context of larger projects
Understand key project deliverable and requirements and have the ability to report concisely to the project leader
Positive attitude and ability to work under pressure.

Principal Accountabilities

Design Engineering - Ability to design and develop all aspects of the product range with particular emphasis combustor related integrated
Personal Skills - building partnerships with customers, external and internal staff.
Results Orientation - focuses on delivering to project milestones and timescales.
Commercial Awareness - understand when to re-engage Sales or Contracts.
Problem Solving - Ability to solve problems both in-house and on customers' site.
Project Management - Ability to create a product specification and manage a project to completion to an agreed timescale.

Please send in your CV immediately if you match the criteria for this role.

Duration - 12 months

Rate - Negotiable

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