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Mechanical Systems Engineer - Bedford - £30,000 to £35,000

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Productions, Design, Engineering, Mechanical, Quality

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kingsley Farrington

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    2020-02-14 00:00:00

ROLE- Mechanical Systems Engineer
TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £30,000 to £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Premier Engineering are looking for a Systems Engineer who is familiar with miscellaneous engineering disciplines including: electronics; software; mechanical and manufacturing. And although expertise in these areas is not expected, a working knowledge is deemed essential. 
The opening is working within a rapidly expanding company in Bedford.
Main responsibilities:
  • Interact with Project Management functions and participate fully in the generation of plans and monitoring of their progress.
  • Perform analytical assessment of the site in terms of FMEA; reliability analysis; etc.
  • Review telemetry and data gathered from operational equipment to understand performance.
  • Propose and justify spares inventories for new and legacy equipment.
  • Take engineering ownership of entire projects such as the refurbishment of significant plant assets.
  • Author documentation such as Work Instructions, procedures, user manuals and suchlike.
Essential Skills and Qualifications:  
  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or closely related subject.
  • Industrial experience (2+ years).
  • Highly numerate and confident with analytical methods.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of industrial machinery.
  • Understanding of industrial drawings, technical datasheets and other data sources.
  • Appreciate the importance of continuous improvement.
  • Ability to interpret and apply industry standards and legislative requirements.
  • PC literate with the ability to learn to operate software beyond the basic word processing and spreadsheet packages.
Needs to be:
  • Able to work under little supervision and plan own work to ensure key milestones are met.
  • Results focused, well organised with strong interpersonal skills and a mature sensibility.
  • A team player who is prepared to adapt and apply themselves to all manner of tasks at hand.
  • Happy to take the lead in determining the best solutions to problems and then driving those solutions to completion.
  • Imaginative and creative with good problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable working in and around large machinery and get involved with the physical work.
  • Persistent and determined to succeed; an all-rounder who is happy to learn new skills.
  • Readily adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances.
  • Able and willing to work in parts of the site with physically limited access.
  • Have a positive attitude and a willingness to accept tasks outside this job description.
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.