Associate Mechanical Design Engineer

  • International M&E design engineering firm
  • £50,000 - £60,000
Company: International M&E design engineering firm
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Location: Manchester
Contact Name: Linsay Drinkwater
Telephone: 07425 624 221
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

BCG Consultants are currently working on behalf of an international M&E design engineering firm who are looking to recruit an Associate Mechanical Design Engineer to be based at their offices in Manchester.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • To manage projects including the allocation of resources such as principal engineers, senior engineers, graduates and technicians.
  • To oversee the day to day running of projects, attend project meetings, be the daily contact for the client, contractor and other project consultants and technical lead for the design team.
  • To manage the building services team within the office, providing a mentoring role for the professional and personal development of all engineers and technicians.

Job/Project Responsibilities:

  • Manage the building services design team, ensuring the provision of efficient high-quality engineering design.
  • Prepare and approve fee proposals, including resources and programme.
  • Manage projects from inception through to completion.
  • Responsible in leading the quality and timely delivery of multiple projects running concurrently, including the preparation of the design scope of work as well as the technical designs of projects.
  • Co-ordination and management of inputs into multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Develop detailed methodologies, delegating preparation of tasks as appropriate.
  • Assess resource requirements at each stage of the project.
  • Deliver projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.
  • Oversee the response to design queries during construction phases and attend site meetings.
  • Set up projects and allocate budgets to work stages.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly project workload and fee forecasts.
  • Develop and mentor engineers and technicians including conducting annual appraisals.
  • Develop and maintain staff resource plans across projects, including identifying when the team needs additional resource.
  • Recruitment and selection of new staff.
  • Ensure that all project related documentation is kept in compliance with business management systems, processes and procedures.
  • Anticipate challenges and project risks and recommend necessary mitigating measures, and where necessary relay to clients.
  • Develop the building services team with a view to expanding its client base through compiling and implementing an effective business development strategy.
  • Work alongside the business development team in the preparation of PQQ and ITT submissions.
  • Identify business needs.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Complete timesheets on a daily basis, allocating time correctly against projects and work stages
  • Prepare Fee proposals, including resources and programme.
  • Management of projects on core time
  • Ensure financial data is up-to-date and co-ordinate the timely and correct issuing of invoices.
  • Actively manage projects to minimise WIP.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please email a copy of your CV in strictest confidence to: or telephone 07425 624 221 to discuss the role in more detail.

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