Mechanical Designer and Senior Mechanical Designer

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  • Location

    Whitehaven, Cumbria, N. W. England, England

  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £32.00 - £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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We have opportunities for a MECHANICAL DESIGNER and also a SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGNER based on the Westlakes Science Park in Cumbria

Qualification to HNC Standard as a minimum in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience and knowledge

Competent working within Sellafield standards and procedures and BS 8888

Experienced with the use of geometric tolerances, limits and fits

Knowledge and experience of UK regulations is a benefit ie LOLER, Machinery Directive, CDM

10 to 15 years experience of Mechanical Design in the Nuclear, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical or Process Industries

An understanding of associated legal and legislative requirements

A working knowledge of Nuclear systems

Input to Designer Risk Assessments and Outline Installation Method Statements

Highly experienced knowledge of Autodesk Products including
Autocad, Inventor, RECAP plus other 3D systems like Navisworks, PDMS

An appreciation of quality assurance and business management

Good verbal and communication skills

Able to work effectively with colleagues and with a professional approach to external clients

An enquiring approach with a desire to explore innovative ideas whilst still understanding the need for a good commercial balance

Being able to work as part of a multi disciplinary team

Good report writing skills, with good overall MS Office experience

Available to travel short term in UK