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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Capital Equipment / New Technology

TO £70000 + great package including bonus (up to 15%)+ generous pension + healthcare benefits and much more!

We currently have a great opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join a specialist technology division of one of the world's largest chemical companies.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will manage activities within a complex, technology business and will act as technical lead and mechanical design authority for all capital projects.

Key Responsibilities:

      • Technical management of activities in the engineering department for new and existing technology
      • Provide engineering expertise regarding the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of capital equipment
      • Act as Responsible Mechanical Engineer/Design Authority on engineering decisions
      • Work closely with R&D, Commercial and Manufacturing teams to develop technology, improve performance, reliability, operational safety and costs
      • Assess, test and develop technology and assets to improve quality and performance
      • Ensure all assets operate in full compliance with internal and external statutory safety standards
      • Support engineering work for customer projects ensuring timely delivery to specification
      • Travel to customer and supplier sites to manage engineering activities

Key Requirements

      • Degree qualified Mechanical Engineer
      • Preferably chartered or working towards
      • Experience managing a multi-disciplined engineering team in a highly regulated environment, chemical, automotive, aerospace or similar.
      • Significant knowledge/experience of manufacturing capital equipment and processes
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence at a senior level
      • A desire to drive continuous improvements in technology and engineering systems
      • Flexibility to travel to suppliers and customers

On offer:

Realistic opportunity for development to management for the right candidate

An excellent salary, discretionary business bonus (up to 15%) Healthcare, DC Pension scheme (up to 11% employer contribution), Life Assurance, Holidays: 26 + Stats, Holiday bonus: 2% bonus or additional weeks holiday

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.