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over 2 years ago
Spencer Ogden
Salary band: Any
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Scotland
Job type: Permanent
Contact: James Pipe
Sector: Engineering
Category: Wind Energy Jobs

The Role

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will work within the Engineering Department, developing the design of future generations of wave power technology to achieve cost and quality targets. He/she will have responsibility for the design of sub-systems, and knowledge and experience of the technologies required to manufacture, install, operate and maintain the device in a cost effective manner and reliable manner.

Key Responsibilities

Working within a multi-disciplined department the Senior Mechanical Engineer will be required to respond to a wide variety of technical challenges that will require an innovative approach. The successful candidate will be accountable for the delivery of the following:

· Develop concept design solutions, working both with internal colleagues and managing external consultants and suppliers, to ensure design is fit for purpose and cost effective

· Create solutions that maximise availability and increase product design life, reduce the cost of power and simplify manufacturability, assembly and installation

· Reduce manufacture, fabrication and installation costs through effective design strategies

· Create specifications for component procurement and sub-system detailed design

· Manage the testing of components and sub-systems

· Management and mentoring of junior engineers to support achievement of Chartership and personal development.

· Application of Project Management (Prince 2) methodology to all work packages

· Identify interface issues with other relevant work packages and take responsibility for communication and implementation of interface solutions

· You will be responsible for managing a complex delivery schedule and budget, and accountable for managing a range of external contractors working on scopes under your control. This role demands excellent communication and organisation skills.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience required

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will have the following knowledge and experience:

· Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or a related subject

· Chartered, or near completion of chartered status, with IMechE or similar body

· Significant post graduation experience in the design and manufacture of (ideally marine based) mechanical systems OR in the design and operation of drive trains and rotating machinery

· Proven ability to apply engineering skills through the life of a system, from conceptual design through to procurement, installation, commissioning and operation

For more information about this role please contact our London office

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