Senior Mechanical Engineer

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 Engineer
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 Engineer to be based in our Blackburn.
Senior Mechanical Engineer
The Project:
You will work across various Engineering Design projects from the Blackburn office.
The Role:
As our Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will work in teams delivering various Nuclear engineering design projects. You will provide support to current projects and operate within a team delivery successful engineering solutions.

Specific responsibilities:
To understand mechanical handling equipment requirements - converting this understanding into a series of preliminary engineering documents to describe the use and design of the necessary equipment.
To undertake and manage optioneering / trade off exercises to justify engineering decisions.
To accurately collate engineering information that supports the production of all engineering documentation.
To undertake and support checking of engineering output from others.
To undertake and support design reviews.

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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