Mechanical Designer

Posted 09 July 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameIan Hunter

Job description

We have a current opportunity for Mechanical Designer with a leading energy company. The position will be based in London on a contract basis.

This role will be responsible for the development and delivery of the mechanical design of a major sub-system within a direct air capture plant solution. This sub system will be physically very large, bigger than most buildings, but needs to be extremely low cost and have minimal maintenance requirements. We are looking for someone innovative and collaborative, who can work as part of a small team to design and test a novel technology.

Key responsibilities:
Develop the mechanical design of a key sub-system within a direct air capture solution.
Work with the performance team to develop innovative solutions to capturing CO2 at large scale and at low cost.
Work closely with external research and technology suppliers to ensure a competitive end-to-end solution.
Interface with the systems team to integrate the sub-system design into the wider plant design.
Use supply chain data to understand solution cost, and manage cost models for the design.
Develop low-cost, low-risk methods of solution production and assembly.
Work with the deployment team to ensure that a robust supply chain can be developed for the design.
Ownership of the bill of materials for this sub-system.

Work related competence:
At least five years' mechanical design engineering experience in a relevant industry, such as automotive or other volume, large scale manufacturing industries.
Track record of delivering mechanical designs for novel systems, with a particular focus on design for cost, manufacture and assembly.
Strong competency in CAD software (ideally SolidWorks).
Experience of working through lifecycle of designing a system which has then been built and tested.

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.