Principal Mechanical Engineer

Place of Business U.K.

Employment Fulltime

Turn-out Date asap

Salary Dependent upon experience and location

Purpose of the job:

Act as the principal mechanical engineering authority, with personal responsibility for overseeing best engineering practices across all technology programmes, sign off and review other mechanical engineers’ drawings, personally undertake some of the more complex design tasks as required and provide specialist engineering advice and mentoring in the Mechanical engineering discipline, leadership role in Design for Manufacturing with Supply Chain.

What we do offer:

  • Opportunity to be part of a team of top experts who develop a unique technology solution with a major impact on climate
  • Cooperate with the world’s top industry partners
  • Participate in making ultra-deep geothermal energy a commercial reality
  • Professional high-performance team
  • Flexible working arrangements

Your job will be:

Area: Programme definition & execution, design standards, reviews

  • Ensuring that design solutions in all technology programmes are fit for purpose, integrated & optimized, affordable, and meet functional specifications and execution plan. Close cooperation with Technical Leads and Project Manager.
  • Developing and implementing engineering specifications for new projects, data sheets, and project plans with the Project Manager, Technical Lead, and other engineers to develop an integrated design

Area: Technical team mentoring and support

  • Providing mentoring and technical support to all mechanical engineers during the design process, including peer-reviewing and checking designs created by other engineers to ensure compliance with standards
  • Ensuring that appropriate design review activities are performed in a timely manner.
  • Consulting with engineers in other disciplines to ensure that designs are compatible with other systems used in the product
  • Ensuring competent people are deployed in functional work, and periodic forecasting of resources are accurate and timely.
  • Ensuring subject matter experts are appropriately and adequately engaged in a timely manner
  • Working as part of a technology programme design team delivering detailed design
  • Leading a critical Programme and technical meetings, overseeing the technical quality and standards

Area: Complex design, troubleshooting

  • Taking on significant elements of the detailed design and more complex design tasks as required personally
  • Troubleshooting problems with existing designs
  • Working remotely but available to attend site meetings, testing site investigation as needed

Area: Standards, risks identification, reports, lessons learned

  • Ensuring appropriate and adequate design standards and practices are deployed and deliverables and solutions generated are safe, legal, and adequately underpinned.
  • Ensuring functional technical, safety, and engineering risks are identified.
  • Preparing reports on findings and recommendations based on testing results

Area: New technologies, product improvements, new tools

    • Researching new technologies related to their field of work, such as drilling, downhole tools, or computer-assisted design and manufacturing
    • Conducting feasibility studies to determine whether new products are viable or if there are better alternatives available
    • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of relevant industry standards, codes, and regulations regarding the engineering field in which they are working

We will be glad to know you, if you have:

  • Leadership in mechanical engineering, mentorship, troubleshooting in order to deliver complex Mechanical & Electro-Mechanical engineering in the scope of Workloads & Projects
  • Computer aided design
  • Knowledge of relevant standards and legislation
  • Communication, delegation and teamwork
  • Data analysis, interpretation and reporting
  • Capable of working on their own initiative, with minimal supervision
  • Technical background within Design, Analysis, and Calculations for sign-offs
  • Industries: Oil & Gas – Energy – Nuclear – Aero Space – Automotive
  • INVENTOR – ADVANCED, AUTODESK VAULT, CFD/FEA ADVANCED
  • 20+ years of Mechanical Engineering inclusive of Mechanical Design
  • Analytical thinking, Mechanical design , Team Leadership, Pragmatic and able to make decisions based on business priorities
  • Educaction – HNC / HND / BSc / MSc / PHD / Chartered Engineer

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