Principal Mechanical Engineer


Company 

Morson Talent

Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Principal Mechanical Engineer

My client is currently recruiting a Permanent Principal Mechanical Engineer. The role has hybrid working arrangements is in the Nuclear industry and can be based from the following locations:

Bristol

Warrington

Preston

Leicester

Cumbria Westlakes (Fleswick)

Glasgow

The Principal Mechanical Engineer provides leadership in the delivery of engineering and technical activities through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.

At this level; an experienced engineer, has a breadth of engineering knowledge & experience, resolves a range of technical issues and problems, compiles technical reports and accompanying presentations, provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coaches, mentors and assists others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, builds strong working relationships with stakeholders, works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team.

This is the level for an experienced engineer working as a subject matter expert in a specialist subject area (e.g. an engineering sub function). Understands concepts and principles, shapes, designs, developments and determines a solution to functional issues personally undertakes the most complex work within the subject area. Extends their business knowledge base in the subject area. Provides help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development, provides coaching and assistance to others.

Ensure effective management of multi discipline teams to ensure timely & efficient delivery of engineering work to meet customer agreed scope

Supervise engineers/technical specialists

Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams

Ensure 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

Ensure technical management of the engineering output to ensure delivery of technical solutions in line with agreed technical scope

Produce, review, verify and approve outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical reports, technical specifications and method statements

Ensure that procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities

Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours

Manage resource demands and development of capability skills to match needs of assigned work scopes

Ensure project and technical audits and review are planned & executed in order to impart learning and experience as appropriate and in line with agreed standards

Maintain knowledge of Industry best practice, promote a culture of engineering best practice, provide leadership and assist in driving cultural development and change

Contribute to learning from experience (LfE). requirement, during and post project

Support business development opportunities.

Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.) Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours

Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements, including estimates

Leading Self: Is a role model, demonstrating Cavendish principles, promoting health, safety and wellbeing, respect and inclusion

Leading Others: Owns the performance and development of their team members, including effective and ongoing communication and feedback

Leading Resources: Responsible for effective planning and organisation of resources to deliver on customer promises

PRINCIPAL MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Essential:

Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
Chartered Engineer status
Demonstrable experience in managing teams to deliver analysis activities on a range of project types
Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities
Excellent communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines

Desirable:

Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council
Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects

Company 

Morson Talent

Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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