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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Hampshire - Salary TBC

We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer for a refinery on the south coast.

This role is to provide specialist machinery consulting and technical support for existing facilities and new projects in the areas of design consulting, technical quality assurance and start up assistance. You will also be required to develop and deliver technical training and standards for plant engineering organisations within the company and both facilitate and participate in formal technical networks in the Machinery discipline globally.

To be eligible for this role, you must have the current right to work in the UK and in the EU.

In addition you should:-

1. Already be a Chartered IMechE member with a 2.1 or 1st Class degree in Mechanical Engineering.
2. Have 10+ years professional experience, ideally within a machinery manufacturer, consultant engineering company or end user company (petrochemical or other heavy industry experience is very desirable).
3. Be able to demonstrate a good general knowledge of major machinery types: centrifugal, axial and reciprocating compressors, pumps and gas/steam turbines.
4. Be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of rotor dynamics, machinery performance calculations, lubrication and shaft sealing.
5. Demonstrate a working knowledge of API standards for machinery.
6. Have experience in the manufacturing, commissioning and troubleshooting of machinery systems including FAT.
7. Be willing to travel overseas on frequent short business trips and/or assignments (up to approx. 50% of your time)

We believe that the successful candidate will be looking to join a world class oil and gas multi-national and will possess a broad range of technical, personal effectiveness and leadership skills in order to progress a professional, technical based engineering career which may ultimately lead to your appointment into global senior technical leadership positions.


key words: mechanical engineer, mechanical engineering, plant engineer, machinery engineer, rotating equipment engineer, refinery, refineries, oil & gas, onshore, petrochemical, petrochem, chemicals, process.

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