Mechanical / Project Engineer
Location: Trafford Park, Manchester
This position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced graduate or graduate to gain a variety of hands-on and technical experience in industrial applications of pumps, motors and rotating equipment. Pump Group are based in modern engineering premises in Trafford Park, Manchester. The Test Department is a key area for growth and investment, with in excess of £250,000 being invested in the department recently. The position will have key responsibilities for Projects involving Test, Production, Manufacturing and Quality Management and supporting all other areas of the business, experience of leadership & team building skills required. The candidate will need: solid understanding of applied Mechanical &/or Chemical Process Engineering; want to develop this further; with a good hands-on approach to work.
The candidate will need to apply Degree level knowledge and theoretical understanding in a hands-on environment, for example, Thermodynamic Pump Testing, Inverter/Motor specification and operation and Pump Affinity Law calculations. A brief summary of work is given below.
. Specific training to be given in Pumps, Pump Testing, manufacturing, machining and reverse engineering process.
. The candidate will be trained to assemble, set-up, align, commission, test and fault-find all varieties of pump and rotating equipment and operate various testing systems and methods
. Active involvement and responsibility for a wide range of new and on-going projects in all areas of the company – specifically improving quality control, efficient manufacturing techniques
. The role will involve a wide variety of work both hands-on, office-based and customer/supplier related
General Job/Task Summary
. Following initial in-depth training, the candidate will oversee and assist planning work activities in one of the business units from Production, Test, Quality and Commercial
. Analysing Test Results, investigating pump failures, identifying root cause analysis and providing solutions and implement improvements
. Condition Monitoring and analysing Frequency Spectra – (specific to test) investigating mechanical performance of pumps (both in-house and on customer’s sites)
. Preparing Commercial Quotations for pump overhaul, testing, site activities and planning/overseeing delivery of items (customers include Power Stations, Multi-national Pump OEMs, Oil & Gas)
. Implementing internal Quality systems and procedures and developing these further
. Key involvement in a range of other new and on-going projects;
. Developing and improving Production and Testing Facilities
. Opportunity for On-Site experience in Petrochemical/Power/Oil & Gas
Salary Range £ 22K - £30K depending on experience - Quarterly Review with pay structure, depending on technical progression, impact achieved – multiple avenues for career and professional progression, support for future training & Chartership available