Design Team Manager - Nuclear

Design Team Manager - Nuclear

Job Title: Design Team Manager - Nuclear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH9939
Contact Name: Dan Bisset
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 12, 2017 09:15

Job Description

Design Team Manager - Nuclear


Up to £65,000 + Benefits


We are currently recruiting for an Design Team Manager to join a global engineering businesses that will be designing and installing the seawater filtration system at Hinkley Point C power station. They are currently going through a substantial growth period and are looking to further upskill their nuclear team. This project is expected to last between five to seven years.

The Job

Managing the Mechanical Engineering Team, you will be responsible for…

  • Ensuring all mechanical designs and engineering work are to the expected high standards, including seismic codes.
  • Detailed design to facilitate outsourced manufacturing, installation, maintenance & decommissioning of equipment, to reduce engineering workload and production time
  • Tracking team productivity
  • Managing engineering budgets and deliverables
  • Controlling sub contractors
  • Creating detailed parts lists / BOM
  • Encouraging best practice in engineering & CAD, using all tools to their full extent (3D Inventor Autodesk & Vault)

The Candidate

Candidates will hold a Mechanical Engineering degree (or equivalent) coupled with the following skills and experience…

  • Experience gained in the power generation / nuclear industry
  • Demonstrable experience as a Design Engineer in steel fabrication or heavy equipment.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD & 3D Inventor
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A solid understanding of engineering technical issues that may arise during design and development

What's on offer

  • Competitive basic salary up to £65,000
  • Benefits package
  • A chance to work on one of the UK's most exciting nuclear projects.

How to apply.

To apply, please call Dan Bisset on 02392 288 213 or send a copy of your CV to

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