Design Engineer Required (Mechanical Bias)
Ref No: JO2598
Greater Manchester
Permanent – Full Time Position
Competitive Salary

Job description:
Established for over 24 years, our award-winning client is a market leading Manufacturing company, they currently have a full and growing order book and as part of their future, they now have a requirement for both a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the team in this exciting period of change to develop with the business and who will help to accelerate their growth going forward.

Main duties and responsibilities:
The Engineer will be responsible for the handling of contracts from initial enquiry, through design and manufacture to close-out. This includes all aspects of the process from:

Preparing quotations against enquiries
The design of products (economisers/Pressure vessels etc.)
Preparing general arrangement drawings, Fabrication Drawings & P&ID’s
Preparing related drawings
Procuring materials
Preparing documentation (O&M, QA etc.)
Project Management

This will involve:
Regular contact with the customer
Liaising with the Sales & Works Manager to progress jobs through the works
Responsible for cost control and ensuring contracts run to budget.
Liaising with Works Manager and other Project Engineers to plan production.
Representing our client at industry events and tradeshows
Attending weekly contract update meetings
Assisting in the specification of design requirements for all equipment including new-build and modifications to existing units
Ensuring that all information relating to projects and assets is accurately recorded and stored appropriately
Ensuring house-keeping is maintained to a high standard to improve efficiency and safety at all times
Carrying out process design to the company’s internal and external quality standards

Main requirements, Competencies and Qualifications:

Degree qualified Engineer (Mechanical)
3 years+ practical experience ideally within a small-medium sized engineering company.
Effective time management and planning skills, well organised and can work well under pressure.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Fully proficient in MS Office
Full clean driving licence
Must have a constructive team working mentality to work well alongside others within a small and tight-knit engineering team. Should be hardworking, self-motivating and always take pride in their work.
Should be flexible and always be willing to learn.
Applicants must have demonstrable experience in a similar role in the Engineering/Manufacturing industry with a medium to large organisation.
Experience in AutoCAD/SolidWorks and able to produce engineering drawings including general arrangements and fabrication drawings.

Requirements – Desirable:
Though not absolutely essential, it would be very advantageous for the successful candidate to have worked in the Industrial Boiler industry, and therefore be familiar with tubular heat exchangers, pumps, pipework, and pressure vessels.
Ideally the successful candidate will be familiar with PED, PD5500, BS1113 and ASME although training will be given.
Project management experience and a working knowledge of CDM regulations.

Please note:
Unless a closing date is detailed/stipulated in the text of an advert then there is no fixed closing date and any closing date shown on the website you are reviewing this role on is not a closing date as such but a date for removing the advert. This also means that sometimes a role may close / fill with little or no notice.
Wherever possible we endeavour to notify applicants if they have been unsuccessful, however, due to the large volume of applications that we receive for each position this is not always possible.
Applications/expressions of interest can/will only be accepted from those living within a reasonable commutable distance of the place of work or those genuinely willing and able to relocate.

Interested in this role?
To express your interest in this role please forward your C.V. to us in “word format only” with an accompanying cover letter/email highlighting your suitability for the role and how you meet the essential criteria.
You should also include the Job Reference Number AND the Job Title (noted above).
Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged and permission sought to send your C.V. to our hiring client for review. All applications are treated in strict confidence

Additional Information:
Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short-listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary.
Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.
Sending your CV to us is initially an expression of interest in a role not a direct application, suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss further prior to their CV being released to a client.
As an organisation, Network Recruitment is continually committed to equality and valuing diversity within its organisation/workforce.
We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds.
We are an equal opportunities employer and act on behalf of both our candidates and clients as a professional Recruitment Consultancy and Agency.




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