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Mechanical Engineer

Job title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Reference: E100501

Location: Manchester

Duration: Perm

Start date: ASAP

Pay rate: c£35,000 pa

Industry sector: Oil & Gas

Mechanical Design Engineer - Manchester - £35,000 pa

The Role

Reporting to: Engineering Manager (in Manchester HQ)

  • Utilising 2D & 3D CAD software programmes (AutoCAD Mechanical and Inventor), to produce detail drawings of firefighting equipment, in line with Client specifications and Company requirements.

  • Drawings may include, but not be limited to; GA's, P&ID's, schematics, fabrication drawings, piping isometrics and loading diagrams

  • Produce related documentation, which may include, but not be limited to; technical data sheets, operating manuals and test procedures.

  • Carry out/verify loading and other calculations as required.

  • Checking of drawings, calculations and data as required.

  • Production of bills of material with appropriate selection of all materials to suit job locations.

  • Working on any number of projects in various parts of the world, supplying standard firefighting products and bespoke systems.

  • Knowledge and understanding of international design codes and standards including ASME, ISO, BS, EN

  • Working within specified timescales to achieve agreed completion dates.

  • Liaison as required with Company selected sub-suppliers.

  • Working closely with other Company personnel particularly the Contract Engineering and Production departments.

  • To carry out any other reasonable duty as requested by the Company.

  • You will be required to encourage others by example i.e.

    by high standards of communication, by being able to prioritise your day to day tasks effectively, to develop a disciplined approach to all allocated duties, to keep a tidy working area and to willingly pass on expert knowledge to colleagues by being an intrinsic and valuable member of the Engineering Team.


  • A salary circa £35,000 per annum.

(Salaries are reviewed annually in February / March and back dated to 1st January, given there is an award).

  • Holidays 25 annually (3 fixed for Christmas shutdown) + 8 statutory.

  • Pension scheme (3% company contribution to the company pension scheme, subject to matched contribution).

    Note that auto enrolment rules now apply.

  • Death in service benefit; 2 x salary.

A salary in the region of £35,000 pa.

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