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Mechanical Designer

  • Job reference: 921184
  • Location: Rosyth, Fife
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Marine
  • Date posted: 15/08/2018

Our client is the UK's leading Engineering Support Services company employing over 27,000 people worldwide operating in the Defence, Mining & Construction, Rail, Nuclear, Energy, Property Management and Education & Training sectors.

Mechancial Designer with experience in Marine sector is required for an immediate start for a 3 - 6 month temporary position in Rosyth.


The Mechanical Designer is responsible for the definition of the design solution(s) and production of deliverables to the required standards. They are required to contribute to the whole lifecycle from concept through to in service support.
The role requires a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to the individuals discipline and the holder must be able to demonstrate appropriate CAD skills as well as good written and verbal communications.

Major Tasks and Activities:
* Preparation/production of drawings throughout design lifecycle in line with recognised ISO standards to the required; time, cost and quality requirements.
* Preparation, production and maintenance of project documentation as required by the design lifecycle.
* Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews.
* Develop innovative design solutions.
* Provide solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Production and Technical Queries.
* Produce and update 'as built' /datum pack documentation.
* Interface with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications.
* Reporting of technical progress and issues to line management.
* Assist in the production of estimates.
* Be aware of, and ensure that, safety, health and environmental requirements are implemented.
* Assist with the maintenance and improvement in the standard and quality of outputs.
* Assist production and test organisations with the compilation of test forms and procedures.
* As assigned fulfil role as Design Lead for single discipline low risk projects

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience
* The post holder is required to hold an ONC or an equivalent engineering academic qualification.
* Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or relevant industry experience.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.