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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £38.00 - £45.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 02 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82689_1718958810

Would you like to join an international defence company to support their clients by improving the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their existing team in Warrington (2-3 days a week) on a 12 month contract at a rate of £38-45/hr Umbrella - £28.84 - £34.07 PAYE

The Role:

The role takes Designs and develops solutions, resolves design issues and problems for a range of specialist design situations.
Provides specialist technical advice and guidance to other designers, provides design governance for technical standards for a team.
Works with high degree of technical autonomy and typically incorporated Engineer status. The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.


* Allocate discipline tasks to allocated team of Designers, check team drawing outputs, and ensure inter discipline coordination in accordance with company and regulatory standards
* Promote effective co-operation across Design and other functional teams
* Assist in effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress
* Advise and assist in selecting the correct methods and tools for tasks and provide technical assistance to allocated team of Designers


* HNC/HND minimum in a relevant discipline OR equivalent academic qualification
* Experience in a detailed design environment
* Good knowledge of CAD tools
* Knowledge of General Engineering Drawing Practice
* Incorporated Engineer status
* ICF (Integrated Competency Framework) to be demonstrated or being worked towards.
* Demonstrable experience in technical leading of a multi-disciplined design team
* Excellent communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Improve work-life balance
* Be appreciated and valued
* Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!
PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!