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Senior Mechanical Designer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £38 - £45 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Expiry Date: 02 May 2024
  • Job Ref: 82141_1711039067

Do you want to work in the nuclear sector, which provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions across the markets of Clean Energy, Defence, and Civil Decommissioning, both in the UK and internationally? If so, the following role may be right for you.

We're hiring a Senior Mechanical Designer in Manchester for a 12-month contract. This role involves guiding a team of designers, ensuring quality output from concept to support. Requires strong engineering expertise, CAD skills, and effective communication. Specialized knowledge and design experience are essential.


To succeed within the role of an Senior Mechanical Designer, you'll have experience in a similar position and you'll have the following skills and experience:


  • 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


  • Member of relevant Professional Institute
  • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects

In addition, you should have a HNC minimum in a relevant discipline OR equivalent academic qualification.

The Role

The role involves designing and developing solutions, resolving design issues and problems across various specialist design scenarios. It provides specialist technical advice and guidance to other designers, ensuring design governance for technical standards within the team. The role operates with a high degree of technical autonomy and typically incorporates Engineer status.


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!