Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer

Full Time Permanent

Manchester Jobs Board

About the Role

SPIE UK have a fantastic opportunity available for a Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer to join our specialist team in Manchester! A competitive salary and excellent benefits will apply.

This is a great opportunity for a graduate design engineer to influence SPIE designs and bring innovation and new efficiencies to the team. All ideas and concepts will be embraced by the team to determine the best solution for the client and sustainability.

The Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer will report into the Design Manager to provide design activities to various SPIE EE MSS life sciences, Pharma R&D / manufacturing projects, research facilities and cleanroom suites. You will provide full project lifecycle costing and design duties from concept design, estimating a solution for a client problem, to a designed and costed proposal, then developing the design to enable successful construction and handover within agreed budgets.

This position will be offered as full time and permanent.

Key Accountabilities

Be involved in the review and evaluation of the required building services systems to various types of facilities whether new build or refurbishments.
Reporting to the Mechanical Design Manager you will be provided briefs and given tasks that will feed into the design package of information.
You could receive initial verbal concepts and briefs, or you could be interpreting a written package of works and developing it into a detailed and coordinated work package proposal.
Explore new technologies, materials, and processes to bring innovation and sustainability to our designs.
Work with the operations team to assist with estimating, programming, and reporting.
Key Skills

The building services you will develop design skills for will include but not be limited to the following:

HVAC and Psychrometric Relationships when applied to environmental control
Ductwork and HVAC terminals
Thermal losses and gains assessment 
Dehumidification function
Public Health, WFI, RO, DI systems
Steam and Condensate, LPHW, HPHW
Chilled Water and the refrigeration cooling cycle
Compressed Air
Natural Gas Services
Drainage systems
Bracketry and fixings design selection

Engineering qualification to HNC level as a minimum. 
Conversant with a wide range of mechanical and electrical building services systems and equipment.
Building Management Systems and associated principles.
IT literate with a technical understanding of IT packages relevant to the role, mainly Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD and EDSL Tas.
Experience of working in a controlled manner with existing systems but able to suggest and implement efficiencies.
Gain experience of designing within the Healthcare, Pharma and Food & Beverage sector.
Develop skills to specify instrumentation and BMS functions.
Learning how to coordinate a federated 3D model with data.
About Us

SPIE UK specialise in the design and construction of sophisticated environmental facilities, providing a complete turnkey package to the high technology industries, particularly Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, Electronics and Lithium Battery industries. Our clients operate in highly regulated industries and therefore the service we offer is quality always controlled


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