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Senior Mechanical Process Engineer

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £50 - £70 per hour + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 24 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82600_1718202252

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 Engineer - Mechanical Process to join their existing team in Plymouth (hybrid working, onsite once a month) on a 12 month contract.

The Role

As a Senior Engineer - Mechanical Process you will assist and support the Design Manager in the delivery of project scope. Your responsibilities will include the following but not limited to:

  • 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.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.

In addition, you will also plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project's technical planning process and ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.


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

  • A degree or equivalent in Engineering or a related discipline
  • Both process and mechanical engineering background
  • Demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle
  • Familiar with pipework systems designs
  • Experience in high hazard industry, preferably in nuclear

Please note that due to security nature of this role, offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining SC security clearance. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and will require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.


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!