Job vacancy - Senior Mechanical Support Engineer

Position: Senior Mechanical Support Engineer
Reference: HLacs928
Location: West Wickham
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum

The Senior Mechanical Support Engineer is a key role in the Engineering team 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 their '4 eye' process is robust for all tasks and outputs.

  • 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)
  • Understand systems to become a 'subject matter expert' (SME) on transmissions, couplers, cooler groups, final drives, and other products, in time
  • 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
  • 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 BS / ISO / RISAS standards applicable to mechanical and rail engineering systems

To be successful in this role of Senior Mechanical Support Engineer we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • Experienced engineer with a HNC / HND qualification 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 is advantageous
  • 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
  • Knowledge and use of CAD packages such as Siemens NX and Autodesk Inventor
  • Knowledge of technical drawings (including BS8888 symbology / standards), design principles and ability to review design proposals

ACS are recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Support Engineer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Senior Mechanical Support Engineer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Senior Mechanical Support Engineer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Senior Mechanical Support Engineer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Senior Mechanical Support Engineer role you desire.