Sr Mechanical Design Engineer – Fixed Equipment [2318F]

Manchester, UK
Posted 2 years ago

ECI Group, the world’s leading specialist engineering contractor for low-density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) projects has an immediate a need in our Manchester [Simon Carves Engineering] office for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer – Fixed Equipment who will be responsible for design and specification and fixed equipment [pressure vessels and heat exchangers].

Your Role With The Company:

  • This position reports directly to the Mechanical Engineering Section Leader
  • In this role you will have the potential to become the company focal point for all static, pressure-containing equipment aspects within the company.
  • Develop equipment specifications and become knowledgeable on the equipment necessary for each project.
  • Prepare and check technical inquiry documents (requisitions, datasheets/specifications, etc)
  • Review supplier technical quotes and prepare technical bid analysis
  • Update inquiry documents to order
  • Attend/run post order kick off meetings
  • Review supplier design documents and coordinate with equipment supplier
  • Travel to witness inspections
  • Attend kick-off meetings or attend client sites.
  • The role will interface with other internal engineering disciplines as well as external project team members such as the client or license provider.

Background Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Legally authorized to work in the UK.
  • 10+ years of related experience in engineering design of oil& gas, petrochemical or plastics plants
  • ASME Section VIII, Division 2 High Pressure Experience Preferred
  • Knowledge of ASME VIII Division 3 and other codes / regulations preferred not essential (AD Mekblatt, EN13445, EU PED etc)
  • Knowledge of FEA analysis and fitness for service assessments such as API 579 would be of interest but not essential
  • General understanding of the entire cradle to grave workflow for an EPC Project, interdepartmental dependencies, recognition of the importance of TIC rather than individual constituents that make up the whole.
  • Must be capable of working a part of a close-knit small core team as well as being self-reliant with the confidence to make decisions acting on their own initiative.
  • Organized with the ability to support multiple concurrent projects.
  • Accountable, confident, bright, articulate, innovative, highly motivated, and self-starter with a high energy level that performs with the highest integrity.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry codes, product safety standards, regulations, etc.
  • Experience with other Machinery/packages such as Thermal oxidizers, Pneumatic conveying systems, Extruder/pelletizers, and other types of packaged equipment would also be of interest (but is not mandatory).
  • Experience in the high -pressure LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene process) would also be of interest (but is not mandatory).
  • Material selection knowledge and familiarity with international codes for steel types used in the petrochemical sector required, familiarity with high strength steels preferred.
  • Knowledge of thermal rating for heat exchangers would be of interest but not essential.
  • Comfortable with occasional opportunities for international travel.

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