Lead Compressor Engineer/Specialist

NES Global Talent
£55000 - £85000 per annum
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Lead Compressor Engineer/Specialist

LOCATION: Leeds, UK (Flexible)

SALARY: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits

Our client is a leading independent service provider for all rotating equipment such as turbines, pumps, compressors, generators and motors with a global network of service centres to support their clients 24/7. They are currently seeking an experienced compressor specialist to be the nucleus of a Centrifugal Compressor Design Team based in Leeds, UK.

The ideal candidate will have:

- Technical experience of the aftermarket business with a specific knowledge on gas compressors and steam turbines
- A degree in Aeronautical Engineering or similar or relevant industry experience
- From a Mechanical Design background with an appreciation of Aerodynamics
- Customer facing experience and able to mentor colleagues
- Willing to travel within Europe occasionally where required
- 10 + years of experience working with a OEM Centrifugal Compressor Manufacturer
- Experience supporting materials selection, manufacturing, assembly and reverse engineering
- Leading development projects, developing Engineering and Product strategy, develop new technologies for maintenance and acquire advanced repair techniques
- Generate technical papers and marketing material where required
- Worked on compressor overhauls and condition assessments
- Calculated performance characteristics of compressors and advise upgrade potential
- Assume overall responsibility of projects from marketing to commissioning

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.