nmcn is a leading construction and infrastructure company committed to delivering exceptional customer service and having a ‘positive impact on everything we touch’.
Delivering projects across the UK, our specialist engineering and construction teams provide innovation and technical skill from design stage through to construction across the key market sectors of Water, Building, Infrastructure, Telecoms and Power & Industrial.
Our Technical Services team provides professional engineering services to clients across a range of sectors. These include the mining and quarrying, mineral and metals processing, materials handling, general industrial and renewables industries. Typical services offered include design from pre-feasibility through to detailed design for construction, project management and construction management. Many of our clients are international, and we have experience in delivering professional services remotely on projects in India, USA, Thailand, Sumatra, France, Sweden, Belgium, Brasil, South Korea, Portugal, Spain and many other countries.
At nmcn we often follow projects from feasibility design to build and commissioning, this makes us different as our designers have a strong practical mindset as well as a sharp theoretical brain. If you strive for variety and rise to a challenge then you will find this role rewarding and enjoyable.
Due to growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Technical Services team. Our Technical Service hub is based in St Austell, Cornwall. However, nmcn operate a flexible working policy and successful candidates can therefore be based anywhere in the United Kingdom providing they have the ability to split their time between working remotely and at one of our regional offices.
You will be responsible for leading mechanical engineering design on multi-disciplinary projects. You will have the support and encouragement to grow our mechanical team and to enhance our capabilities to suit future market needs. We’re seeking someone to take ownership and grow our technical capabilities to their full potential.
What you’ll be doing day to day
Assessment of technical information and development of solutions, through the preparation of engineering deliverables such as reports, drawings, specifications and data sheets
Develop designs that are safe to build, commission, operate, maintain and de-commission
Directing our CAD and engineering resource to undertake tasks where appropriate
Applying technical assurance and ensuring compliance with governance process(es)
Share knowledge and experience within projects teams and developing colleagues to increase their technical competence and improve delivery efficiencies
Attend internal and external design reviews (e.g. HAZOP and ALM reviews) and where applicable progress meetings
Engagement of various stakeholders to understand current performance and future client requirements to be incorporated into the solution
Communication of progress and additional resource requirements to the relevant manager
Work alongside Project / Design Manager(s) to support the planning and delivery of projects including estimating and monitoring resource input, cost and time requirements
Working with Senior Management to develop our capabilities and shaping the future of Technical Services
What we’re looking for in a candidate
An industry applicable BEng, MEng or equivalent in a mechanical discipline
Chartered Engineer (or ready and able to progress to Chartered)
Sound theoretical and practical knowledge of project engineering design and delivery
Awareness of industrial material handling, treatment processes and the equipment / systems within them
Finite Element Analysis experience desirable as is Computational Fluid Dynamics, but not essential
Awareness of HazOp, FMEA processes and experience of CDM regulations
Hydraulic analysis and calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump and blower duties
Equipment selection and specification including but not limited to pumps, agitators, conveyors, filters, valves, chemical storage and dosing
Commercial and contractual awareness
Excellent IT literacy with experience of Microsoft and Google packages. Able to produce high quality reports and expert Excel user
Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
Excellent communication skills (email / phone / face to face)
Excellent relationship building skills to work in a collaborative environment
Born problem solver, never shies away from a challenge and has the dedication to see things through
Genuinely passionate to develop themselves and others and strives for engineering excellence
What we can offer you
Company car / Car allowance
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Holiday trading scheme
Private Medical Insurance
Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
Free eye test vouchers
Employee share scheme
3x life assurance
Enhanced pay for Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave
5% enhanced pension contribution
As a Disability Confident Leader and Investor in Diversity, we are committed to recruiting the best people to deliver our projects. We are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.
Please note – we may have to close applications to this role sooner than anticipated based on the number of applications received.