Senior Mechanical Designer

Job Description

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 7,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, healthcare, life sciences and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 15 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem provide end state focused nuclear engineering services both individually and as part of an integrated design community - the largest nuclear design house in Europe - delivering major projects, infrastructure, waste, fuel management and safety case solutions. This mission is critical to the upkeep of the UK's long term nuclear infrastructure.

Join us and develop your career alongside a dedicated, delivery focussed, world class engineering team.

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Designer
Location: Blackburn
Duration: Staff
Assystem are an Award-Winning International Engineering Design Consultancy who provide innovative and cutting-edge solutions. We have a number of UK based offices and a significant, loyal client base.
As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex projects grows even stronger, we have a need for a Senior Mechanical Designer to be based in our Blackburn Office.
Senior Mechanical Designer
The Project:
You will work across various Engineering Design projects from the Blackburn office.
The Role:
As our Senior Mechanical Designer you will be Working in an engineering project team the Senior Mechanical Designer will assist in the production of technical solutions from customer requirements and translate the design concepts into scheme drawings, to develop into general arrangements, sub-assembly drawings and detailed manufacturing drawings, in accordance with relevant standard, for the manufacture or purchase of such items. This will include the production of DPD's, MFD's, MSD's design layouts, building layout drawings, assembly drawings and manufacturing drawings.
Specific responsibilities:
Produce scoping calculations to support the original concepts for which they are responsible.
You will be capable of accurately reporting your own work progress and supporting the development of work breakdowns, estimates and programmes.
Be aware of the project requirements at all levels and work closely with the project team to achieve agreed milestones. Ensuring that assigned work is delivered to agreed time scales, target costs and to the required quality.
Working with initiative and self-motivation, assist in leading a team of design personnel in the delivery of medium size work packages. The Senior Designer is expected to guide, support and develop junior team members.
Keep abreast of latest developments in the engineering arena especially with respect to the latest developments in technologies and techniques
Advise other members of the team on design issues as necessary throughout the project lifecycle and ensure a coherent approach to project delivery is adopted
A full job specification is available.

Your background:
Demonstrable experience of leading small engineering design teams.
Substantial mechanical handling experience, covering different areas and leading design i.e Skids, bogies, lifting and transfer equipment etc
Excellent communication skills for liaising with clients, suppliers and the project team.
Will be able to check team members work output
Shall have a good understanding of key legislation compliance and how it is achieved and demonstrated within a project.
Security clearance:
Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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