Senior Mechanical Engineer in Croydon, London, United Kingdom

Resourcing Solutions are recruiting for a senior mechanical engineer to start in Croydon on a permanent position.


Senior Mechanical Engineer

This role sits between the Head of Engineering and the Engineering team for technical/ engineering purposes in order to provide an additional layer of engineering and technical knowledge, experience and assurance. As well as own engineering tasks, typically this role will review outputs and tasks from the engineering team prior to approval by the Head of Engineering so that our '4 eye' process is robust for all tasks and outputs. This role contributes to the team effort to ensure that VTGB meet or exceed all customer requirements and deliver all engineering products and services, to quality, to cost, safely and 'on time, in full' (OTIF) in order to achieve VTGB and VTA targets and standards.

Core Responsibilities

  • Support the business from a Hands On Engineering perspective to include: BoM checks and sign off, condition assessments, job pack creation, engineering changes, concessions, preparation for overhaul projects, preparation for FAIs, fault investigation and diagnosis, warranty claim investigation, problem solving, creating method statements, creating component overhaul instructions, test procedures, conduct material analysis and comparisons, report compilation and reviewing, design tooling, etc (list is indicative but not exhaustive)
  • Be accountable for the delivery of their own work and the review and approval of work from other members of the engineering team;
  • To have the ability to review drawings and designs created from reverse or re-engineering projects for mechanical components and systems;
  • Support the Head of Engineering and Quality in setting and upholding the standards.
  • To support junior engineers and workshop fitters across their range of tasks;
  • Assist with training requirements, ensuring the team continue their development in product knowledge, safety, confidence, attitudes, processes; skills, standards, etc;
  • Assist purchasing and quality with supplier selection and assessment;
  • Assist with the improvement, development, implementation and management of engineering processes in safety critical environments;
  • To understand and work within a range of requirements including British / ISO / RISAS standards applicable to mechanical and rail engineering systems;



Professional Experience & Education

  • Experienced engineer with (as a minimum) an HNC/HND qualification (or equivalent) in a mechanically biased engineering discipline;
  • A minimum of 10 years professional engineering experience, with a good balance of general engineering, reverse engineering, testing, problem solving, technical process writing (method statements, overhaul instructions), condition assessments, technical investigations and task management.
  • Knowledge of various industries ranging from Mobility (Rail and Marine) to the Power Oil and Gas sectors
  • Knowledge of mechanical driveline and connecting products and systems (gearboxes, cardan shafts, highly flexible couplings, rail couplers, cooler groups, etc) is advantageous but not essential
  • A good understanding of CAD packages such as Siemens NX and Autodesk Inventor.
  • Knowledge of design and ability to review design proposals.
  • Knowledge of BS 8888 technical product documentation and specification;

Specific Skills & Knowledge (Ex: Language, IT skills)

  • MUST have a HANDS-ON, flexible, positive, adaptable and proactive approach.
  • Fluent technical and conversational English;
  • Commercial awareness - understanding the impact of engineering actions and decisions on current contracts and future business;
  • Understanding of Production processes;
  • Understanding of Manufacturing processes;
  • Knowledge of the ISO 9001:2015 quality system;
  • An ability to self-learn;
  • Team player;
  • Excellent communication skills on a technical level with both internal and external customers.
  • Strong numerical and analytic skills, including the ability to work from engineering first principles.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for Mechanical Engineering.
  • IT literate



Package Details:-

  • Up to £50k (dependant on experience)
  • 36.5 Working week
  • 20 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Annual Bonus (pro rata on year of joining)
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary
  • Pensions 3% EE and 6% ER
  • Salary/Bonus Sacrifice
  • Private Health Care
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Other Benefits

If you're interested in this senior mechanical engineer job then please apply here with Olivia or Cheyenne at Resourcing Solutions.

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