Senior Technical Engineer

Projective Limited
06 Feb 2024
05 Mar 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Technical Engineer - Mechanical Design

If you are an experienced Chartered Engineer with Proven Mechanical Design Engineering experience and a passion for sustainability in an Industrial setting, read on!

As Projective celebrate 20 years of success, having expanded into the USA and our European Office, we are thriving in all business areas and have exciting plans ahead. Projective has an immediate requirement for Technical Engineers with expertise in utilities and process design.

As part of our integrated services, you will be working on complex industrial projects and engineering design projects with large-scale manufacturing clients, globally. Ideally, you will have a range of Utilities Engineering design knowledge.

Additionally, you will oversee and sign off work produced by our Engineers, supervising them and supporting their development as they progress from Graduate level through our career paths. As such, you will need significant experience in a variety of Mechanical Engineering skills and technologies in order to improve and add value to each project.

This is a pivotal client-facing role and candidates will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills in addition to extensive relevant industrial experience.

The role highlights:

Act as a principal Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to partner with clients on various projects from concept/feasibility through to detailed design.
Experience working as a client-focused engineer, delivering on projects, typically within manufacturing facilities/factories and projects relating to utility plants and systems.
Experience modelling and implanting changes to existing and new utility pipeworks and systems.
Provide expertise in application, understanding and key principles of heat recovery, heat pumps, and chiller technologies as well as various other utility engineering technologies.
Process design and checking and assisting preparation of flowsheets, PFDs, and P&IDs
Able to work on sustainability and decarbonisation projects and use holistic analysis of existing processes to determine the best solution for each scenario.
Propose innovative technology or solutions and to add further value to these assets.
Perform calculations to size process and utility equipment such as pressure relief valves, line sizing, control valves, etc.
Drive the continuous improvement process and mentoring of developing our engineers.
Sets and upholds standards of operating excellence

Essential Skills and Interests:

Mechanical/Process Engineering Degree
Significant demonstrable leadership experience in application of chillers, heat recovery and heat pumps and other utility technologies
Senior Technical Engineering SME role experience within a manufacturing process or within a Consultancy.
Technical knowledge of HVAC and other industrial utility plant practical applications
Practical expert knowledge of other utilities systems including boilers & steam plants, refrigeration & cooling systems, compressed air systems and water treatment.
Able to sign off verified work; technically responsible for final approvals of other engineers' inputs.
A clear commitment to continuous professional development, able to lead by example.
Managerial experience, coaching and line management, supervising and delegating
Focused on the content accuracy of engineering knowledge and expertise in design mech Eng.

Qualifications and Additional Requirements:

Chartered Engineer with a recognised institution.
Resident in UK or Ireland (with current existing eligibility or visa).
Current Driving License and access to a car.
Additional European Languages such as French or Italian are a significant bonus.
Starter - Completer work ethic, accountable and able to lead with confidence.

What can you expect?

Opportunity to immerse yourself in a professional and diverse environment where both your technical skills and your professional credibility will be called upon and further expanded.
A diverse, client-led workload including some notable global brands and high-profile international companies.
Flexible working hours and some hybrid working.
Part of a dedicated, loyal and highly skilled team where you are appreciated and given recognition, responsibilities extended and broad exposure to a wide range of interesting projects.
Friendly, professional and highly successful company who have high values
Meritocratic promotional opportunities with a discretionary annual bonus.
Membership to professional institute paid for
Competitive salary and benefits package

Who are Projective Ltd?
Projective Ltd is an innovative, fast-growing process and engineering consultancy, specialising in utilities and process engineering projects. We deliver consultancy, engineering design and project delivery services. Our clients range from large blue-chip companies to SMEs in the UK and overseas. Projective works with the latest technologies and groundbreaking designs to bring sustainable and innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Offices
Our head office is based in Fleet, Hampshire:
This position would be offered on either a Hybrid module, reporting to our Fleet or Belfast offices.

Applicants are expected to show existing eligibility to work in the UK and have access to their own transport.

AGENCIES: Projective do not accept unsolicited interest via Recruitment Agencies.

Job Ref: DEL:STE_R1

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