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Senior Mechanical Process Engineer

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £40 - £60 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 14 June 2024
  • Job Ref: CRS6JP00013801_1714710449

Would you like to join an international company to assist and support the Design Manager in the delivery of project scope? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Process Engineer to join their existing team in Devonport, Plymouth (mostly remote working, onsite as and when required) for a 52-week contract.

The Role

The primary purpose of the role is to ultimately assist and support the Design Manager in the delivery of project scope. This will include the likes of the following:

  • To manage the delivery of nuclear process, work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost.
  • Responsible for managing the technical aspects of nuclear process engineering packages from identification of the need, through to handover.
  • Develop, lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing designer performance and making appropriate technical management responses. Provide Subject Matter Expert advice as per discipline.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project's technical planning process.
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock's Business Management System and Technical Manual.
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • Must have a degree or equivalent in a Chemical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Preferably Chartered Engineer status and member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council at CEng level
  • Knowledge of process design of large scale industrial plant.
  • Knowledge of construction techniques employed for Nuclear Safety related process systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle
  • Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements
  • Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience
  • Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures.
  • Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities

Please note that, due to the security nature of this role, offers of employment must be contingent upon eligibility for SC security clearance. Due to the security nature of this role, we can only consider individuals who are solely British nationals.


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!