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Mechanical Engineer

Job Introduction

Job Description for Mechanical Engineer:

NNL is where your solutions solve real-world problems. As part of our Engineering team, you’ll not only be able to get involved with a huge variety of projects, you’ll also have lots of opportunity to drive them through from start to finish — allowing you to see the impact your work has in a real-world environment. This is your chance to use your experience, expertise and ingenuity to collaborate with leading scientists. You’ll be part of a team that delivers work to benefit society by advancing cleaner energy, protecting the environment and keeping everyone safe.

  • To undertake the delivery of engineering design packages to the required time, cost and quality under direction of Senior Engineers dependant on design delivery team structure. 
  • To provide skilled engineering support in his/her discipline.

The location for this role is flexible and can be based at Risley or Sellafield.

Role Responsibility

Main Responsibilities  for Mechanical Engineer:

  • Production of design deliverables (e.g. drawings, reports or calculations) to agreed standards of safety, cost, quality and time. 
  • Provide advice and guidance on issues appropriate to their discipline.
  • Keep abreast of developments in their discipline.
  • Comply with all legislative, regulatory and company policy standards and processes applicable to the role.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria  for Mechanical Engineer:

  • Graduate (min 2:1) in relevant engineering discipline with demonstrable design office experience OR lower professional qualification e.g. BTEC typically gained through apprenticeship) with demonstrable design office experience.
  • Familiar with the application of engineering theory in relevant discipline.
  • Familiar with drawing practice in relevant discipline.
  • Working knowledge of national and international codes, specifications and standards.
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD systems, preferably Inventor / Vault.
  • Ability to obtain SC level security clearance (this includes but is not limited to identity, employment, financial and criminal record checks plus 5 years’ worth of UK residency).

Desirable Criteria for Mechanical Engineer:

  • Familiar with engineering design stages and processes (design reviews, HAZOPs).

About the Company

NNL is an incredible place to work A place where people do things that have never been done before A place where people push boundaries to further themselves, the business, and society as a whole.

This is a place where personal and professional opportunities are limitless. If you want to change the world, if you want to tackle climate change, if you want to help advance medical science, if you want to help put things in space, if you want to answer the big questions, if you want to work with extraordinary materials, if you want to meet great people, learn new skills, challenge yourself, work flexibly, and build a long successful career with the power to make a real impact… you can do it all here.

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service, and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

Recruitment Agency Notice

 

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services. Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs and only when the role is released to them by our recruitment team. We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.

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