Design & Estimating Engineer

  • Location

    Cheltenham

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kieron Moore

  • Contact email:

    kmoore@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0118 907 3199

  • Job ref:

    KM-1

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-27

  • Startdate:

    2021-01-28

Design & Estimating Engineer  – Permanent position - £40,000pa - £50,000pa

Are you an experienced Design & Estimating engineer and looking for a new challenge in 2021, want to work with the UK’s leading manufacturer of steam management systems to unitise your experience?

Our client, a UK leading steam systems manufacturer, is looking for an experienced Design & Estimating engineer  to support their quality team based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

  • Salary - £40,000pa - £50,000pa
  • Contracted to 37.5 hours per week
  • Working pattern: Monday – Thursday: 08:00-16:45 & Friday:  08:00 – 12:30
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Benefits include - Pension, Life Assurance & Private Medical insurance
  • Must have from an engineering background in Steam Design, Costing & Fabrication

As a Design & Estimating engineer, you will be a vital part in the operation; You will coordinate, design & costing of steam engineered solutions, both bespoke & packaged systems, utilising  heat exchangers, peristaltic pumps & pressurised systems, from original project specification through to delivery on time & on budget.
 
You must come from a background in Steam systems or plant rooms with working knowledge of piping system controls, vents & isolation involving hot water or pressurised steam.  An engineering degree or HNC & HND is desirable, although strong experience of working within the industry will be considered.
 
Perhaps your branching out from M&E installing, boiler plants, maintenance & engineering in the field.  Ideally your experienced in Electrical systems, electrical controls & control valves, or electrical maintenance of plant rooms, driven to develop your career further.
 
Using your experience to ability to coordinate the cost, material design & sizing, you will have full responsibly for delivering accurate cost estimates & designs for fabricated piping packages. Fulfilling the life cycle of contract management; answering Q&A’s, quote packages & systems, set up Bills of Materials, monitor drawing production & liaise with procurement as well as assist manufacturing.


Core Responsibilities:
  • Design and Costing of the Heat Exchange, Pump or Pressure Reducing system from the original enquiry/specification;
  • System setup for manufacturing, from order acceptance through to despatch including liaison with the CAD Design Department for detailed Customer Acceptance Drawings and Internal and External component sourcing; and
  • Ongoing Technical and Commercial guidance throughout the lifespan of the Contract.
  • Comply within with legislation including CDM and PER
  • Ensure designs comply with Health and safety requirements  
  • Provide material part lists and supplier information
  • Deliver on time and report progress during the design and manufacturing cycle.
  • Deliver planned performance levels in accordance with agreed departmental key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Communicate with CAD engineers, the fabrication shop, suppliers and internal customers.
  • Resolve internal and external issues
  • Comply with company procedures
 
 
Experience/Skills & Competencies:
  • Familiarity with Spirax Sizing programmes and configuration tools.
  • A general knowledge of the Spirax Sarco product range and Heat Exchangers based system design experience
  • Recognised Engineering Qualification or Apprenticeship egHNC/HND/Beng
  • Microsoft Office literate: predominantly Word & Excel
  • Analytical problem solver & committed to continuous improvement
  • Experience in manufacturing processes
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a steam engineering environment
 

Please apply online today