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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: Glasgow Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence, Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Nick Taylor

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Glasgow - On site

£40,000 - £45,000 + additional benefits incl. 25 days holiday, share options, up to 14% pension and more!


Senior Mechanical Engineer needed for a leading engineering firm based in the Glasgow area.

What the role of the Senior Mechanical Engineer entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior Mechanical Engineer will include:

  • Participate in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need
  • Carry out specialist technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability
  • Prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained
  • Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team
  • Support the Principal engineer as the specialist point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives
  • Support the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids
  • Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development
  • Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility

What experience you need to be the successful Senior Mechanical Engineer:


  • Degree qualified in an engineering or other related discipline
  • A minimum of IEng registration as the criterion, with a preference for CEng or actively progressing towards CEng
  • Extensive experience in engineering or a defence related industry


  • Abilities such as effective verbal and written communication, along with experience and proficiency in software applications like MS Office, AutoCAD, Foran, etc.

In order to be eligible for this role you will need to undergo Security Clearance Background Checks that require you to be a UK resident and UK passport holder.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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