Mechanical Project Engineer

Mechanical Project Engineer

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Birmingham & London, United Kingdom.
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Job Purpose

We are looking for an Engineer with the passion and willingness to engineer and develop designs for projects, the ability to follow challenging standards and overall to add value to our customers at home and abroad.
This role will suit someone who is of a specialist, technical and administrative nature. The incumbent should have persistence and enjoy working within a highly structured and predictable climate. Routine tasks, seeing a job through to conclusion and the ability to work in a friendly, logical and systematic manner are important aspects of the role. The job is also calling for clearly defined work parameters, adherence to rules and procedure and a person who is patient and hard working. Ideally the person should be routine-orientated, methodical, thorough, compliant, cautious, sensitive, diplomatic, self-disciplined, amiable and accommodating.

Role Responsibilities

This role will be assigned to the UK Engineering Parcels team to create the local for local knowledge and experience that currently does not exist. Initially the successful candidate would be assigned to support, FEDEX and DPD project in the UK and also to support bids for current ANPost and PAACK opportunities in the future.

There will be significant customer liaison and on-site presence is required, so this is a role that cannot be done remotely, they will however being supported by and supporting the Voice engineering teams. This is in line with RoUK&I strategy. Local resource required managing multiple parcel projects & sites.

Your responsibilities and activities will be:

  • Ensure that the mechanical system design is engineered following the relevant safety standards and CDM regulations (Perform detailed Risk Assessments etc.).
  • Ensure that a detailed engineered system design can be manufactured within the available budget.
  • Understand and Support Mechanical activity split-up and engineering planning.
  • Protect interest of VI in dealings with customer, suppliers, and sub-contractors.
  • Coordination of third-party equipment supply and integration.
  • Deliver Project related Layout packages, using AutoCAD/ESoT etc.
  • File and Data Management
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of yourself and of the processes / policies / procedures as well as learning continuously and developing professional potential and ability

Role Qualification and Skills

  • Degree or equivalent level candidate with a relevant qualification in an engineering or relevant discipline
  • Good knowledge of design standards and safety requirements, working knowledge of the Machinery directive preferred.
  • Willing to work in a multi-discipline environment (Electrical/Mechanical/Software/Safety)
  • A structured individual with open approach to design and problem solving
  • Flexible in working hours and location

What we offer

  • 28 days of annual leave (excluding public holidays)
  • Bupa Medical Cover
  • YuLife – Wellbeing membership with fast access to GP appointments, promotion of health and wellbeing along with daily quests to gain Yucoins that can be swapped for shopping vouchers
  • Perkbox includes things such as free eye tests at Specsavers including discounts on Glasses, free cinema vouchers and a weekly free coffee from Nero. Along with hundreds of savings on day-to-day shopping, trips etc.
  • A challenging work environment with lots of opportunities of career progression.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension with Aviva

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