IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

Job Locations UK-West Midlands-Birmingham
Design - CAD/BIM
# of Openings Remaining
Position Type
Independent Contractor
Location : Location
UK-West Midlands-Birmingham

Position Responsibilities

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Designer (Mechanical) to join our industry leading Engineering Design at our growing office in Birmingham UK.


The Senior Mechanical Designer works independently on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager or CAD Manager. This position will play a role in the entire design process including but not limited to preliminary assessments, concept creation, design, problem resolution and customer and vendor accessibility. The Senior Designer may work on several concurrent projects and at times may assist as a technical expert on a specialised design. Some management responsibility.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attends pre-bid meetings and assists the project team in evaluating commercial proposals. Assesses the requirements of a project, break a project into tasks and works with a Project Manager to determine scope of work, budget and staffing. Writes scope of work for mechanical design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client.
  • Develops design concepts; prepares documents during design development phase. Corrects and updates design documents. Develops solutions to design problems. Prepares engineering studies and schematic designs for new systems and analyses operation of existing systems.
  • Uses both 2D and 3D computer aided design technologies to develop solutions, sketches, drawings and construction documents. Reviews drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design and production standards.
  • Works with equipment suppliers/vendors to obtain the necessary information needed for design completion. Interacts with clients regularly to secure scope and design intent.
  • Ensures acceptable levels of quality and checks for coordination of work to assure documents reflect design intent and necessary coordination. Coordinates all aspects of project document completion within company and externally with clients and other design professionals.
  • Coordinates design work with related engineering disciplines. Attends job and construction meetings and participates in the coordination of the work.
  • Assists in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.
  • Special projects as assigned.


Qualifications & Requirements

  • Extensive previous design experience.
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Highly experienced in using REVIT software.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer for design and understand CAD.
  • General knowledge of all aspects of mechanical systems including process equipment, pipework systems, manually operated and automated valves and a range of in-line equipment.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the correct methodology associated with designing and routing clean pipework systems for CIP, Purified Water, Clean Steam, WFI and process lines.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to manage projects, problem solve, communicate effectively to all key personnel and time.

Company Overview

About Us


IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specialises in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over twenty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 900 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




Architectural Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


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