Mechanical Engineer - Propulsion Systems

Ref No. EMP458663
Salary £55/hour
Location Barrow-In-Furness, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (3 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


We have a number of requirements for for Mechanical Engineers to join our client's team with the Defence Sector.


Working with Propulsion Systems or Equipment

The Job

We have a number of requirements for for Mechanical Engineers to join our client's team with responsibility of the production of Propulsion system diagrams and technical specifications for TG's, Condensers, Pumps, valves etc. and, in addition, produce supporting calculations and undertake design reviews to support the issue of the diagrams (as appropriate).

This role is an initially on a 3 month contract basis and will require full UK Security Clearance (SC) prior to joining. Our client is also allowing home working for this position but requests may be made to head onsite as and when required.

Additional responsibilities include:

To execute, evaluate, deliver and manage complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work recognising stakeholder and customer requirements. Also to identify and implement opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individual are maintained and improved.

To undertake functional design and/or provide specialist advice and qualification of their scope of responsibility and provide evidence for acceptance and fitness for purpose.

To confirm beyond reasonable doubt by review, surveillance and audit, that those assumptions underpinning engineering data, analysis methodologies, and interpretation of results have been validated.

To produce evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safety justifications and provide specialist support for associated activities.

To contribute to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities.

To liaise with both internal and external customers as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed.

Skills & Experience:

BEng (Hons) / MEng or equivalent.

CEng, MIMechE (or be able to satisfy requirements for CEng).

Background in mechanical engineering with ability to produce schematics/diagrams which show the systems functionality and the control and instrumentation requirement, based on a set of customer requirements.

Experience of working within submarines, shipbuilding, defence, oil and gas, automotive or building services.

Technical report writing skills.

Experience of working with Propulsion systems and/or equipment (steam, feed water, sea water cooling, lubricating oil, heat exchangers, turbines, transmission, etc.).

Experience of specifying Propulsion equipment and system components, including TG's, Condensers, Pumps, valves and associated equipment such as, manifolds and filters (if applicable).

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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