Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

DMA Recruitment
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Birmingham - £42k + phones, laptop, pension and company benefits - PermanentThis is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join one of Europe's market leaders within their industry. This company has gone through and continues to go through, a huge period of growth based on the success of their high quality service and operational and production excellence. Their strong client base brings job security and development along with excellent benefits.Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Job DescriptionThe Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is a member of the Design Engineering Department providing technical support to the Operations of the company across the UK. Your assignment will be to support the Design Engineering Manager in the design validation by providing robust analysis and calculations. You will be accountable for providing a comprehensive response to any associated query coming across all depots in the UK or from client installations. Most significantly, you will be in charge of the Vessels Revalidation and Certifications. Additionally you would use 3D modeling, FEA and CFD software when needed to perform the calculation and for special design when required. The key elements of the role include, but not limited to:-

  • Design and specification of equipment for the storage of liquefied cryogenic gases for use across the UK depots.
  • Design and specification of equipment for the filling of cylinders at all UK depots
  • Design and specification of equipment for the storage of liquefied cryogenic gases for use at customer sites
  • Technical assistance (appraisal) to the Project Department
  • Technical assistance to the Service Engineering Department
  • Technical assistance to the Engineering Workshop
  • Support all UK depots with technical input for any changes or response to equipment failure /non performance etc. and technical appraisal of any proposed modifications or additions to existing plant
  • Standard / special calculations for Bulk Storage Vessels
  • Specific calculations to support responses to any design issue
  • Research information on existing installations to ensure vessels and equipment are appropriate for new installations.
  • Monitoring the creation of new documentation /drawings

    The Successful Applicant for the Senior Mechanical Design EngineerFor a candidate keen to embark on a long term career with a leading company in its field and be a valued member of the design engineering team with excellent prospects, you will need to be a Chartered Mechanical or Industrial Engineer (or working toward Chartership) and absolutely be able to demonstrate experience of design, verification and installation of pressure vessels and systems on multiple projectsThe following are the essential points of knowledge and experience you must have to undertake this role:-

    • Proved experience with ASME BPVC, ASME B31.1 and ASME B31.3
    • Proficient Mechanical knowledge
    • Good basic knowledge of both physics and chemistry of gases
    • Be familiar with thermodynamic calculations - heat exchange, refrigeration cycles, behaviour of real gases, cryogenic applications
    • Familiar with 2D CAD

    In addition, it would be advantageous to have some of the following:-

    • Proficient with MathCad and MS Access
    • Proficient with 3D modeling software (Solidworks or Inventor)
    • Proficient with FEA software (Simulator or Ansys)
    • Proficient with CFD software (Ansys or Fluent)
    • Knowledge of Lotus Approach will be also appreciated.

    Benefits Package for the Senior Mechanical Design EngineerExcellent engineering level salary up to £42k plus phone, laptop and normal company benefits.Apply for the Senior Mechanical Design EngineerIf you are interested in this position, please click APPLY.DMA specialise in executive search and selection of senior and middle management opportunities within the Commercial, Operations, Sales and Marketing, IT and Technical sectors.If this particular vacancy is not of interest to you, we have many further opportunities available in these sectors on the DMA website.Key Words for theSenior Mechanical Design EngineerMechanical Engineer/ Design Engineer / ASME BPVC, ASME B31.1 and ASME B31.3 /