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Principal Mechanical Engineer

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Principal Mechanical Design Engineer Warrington £60k

  • Are you a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer / Principal Mechanical Design Engineer?
  • Do you have full design lifecycle of Mechanical Handling Equipment, Heavy Machinery, Complex Assemblies etc?
  • Do you want to work for one of the UK's Engineering Giants in Heavy Mechanical Handling?

If so, then please see below...

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer Warrington £60k

Huxley Engineering and UK's Engineering Giants in Mechanical Handling are looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer for their Warrington Office, owing to significant business growth and project pipeline for 2022-23+.

Based in Warrington and reporting into the Head of Engineering, the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for:
  • Delivery of design packages of specific elements or the entire scope of projects, dependent on size / complexity of the work scope.
  • Managing delivery of technically compliant design deliverables in accordance with the Design Input Requirements within budget and programme constraints.
  • Developing a team of Engineers and designers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering to Detailed Design production.
  • Provide Engineering Support to the stake holders and client throughout the full project lifecycle.

Specifically, the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will:
  • Interpretation of Design Inputs into fit for purpose solutions.
  • Definition of scope and verification of fit for purpose design deliverables
  • Manage delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales
  • Day to day management of the engineering team (up to 10 personnel)
  • Ensure Designs and products comply with relevant legislation.
  • Expected to undertake the Nominated Engineer (per project) company role to set and manage the strategy, direction and ownership of projects, as required.
  • Actively works to Develops the capability of the unit and its staff.
  • Establishes and manages appropriate supply chain capability.
  • Development of value-add strategy and production of technical estimates and tender proposals.

Qualification & Experience Required for Principal Mechanical Design Engineer role:
  • Engineering Degree Qualified (or Equivalent), relevant to subject knowledge.
  • Preferential to be a member of an Engineering Council recognised professional body and hold and Chartered Engineer status
  • Prior Senior / Lead / Principal Mechanical Design Engineering Experience leading large scale projects (eg 1yr+ duration, or >£1m)
  • Experience of Concept Design through to Manufacturing Documentation Production, Verification via testing and installation design activities.
  • Management and control of Engineers and design teams
  • PLM/PDM experience for process management and deliverable configuration control.

Specialism in one or more of the following areas:-
  1. Nuclear Decommissioning
  2. Mechanical Handling Systems
  3. Remote Handling Equipment
  4. Lifting Equipment
  5. Machinery Design
  6. Process Plant Design

For the successful Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, a salary up to £60,000 is on offer and this Principal Mechanical Design Engineer role is commutable from Warrington, Liverpool, Preston, Manchester, Salford, Crewe, Chester, Runcorn, Bolton, Wigan & St Helens.
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