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Engineering design services

Published 29/07/2020

Oxfordshire

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2020/S 145-358169
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesOther
Common Procurement VocabularyEngineering design services
Date Published29th Jul 2020

Oxfordshire

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: UK Research and Innovation
Postal address: Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Town: Swindon
NUTS code: UKK14 Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: majorprojects@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ukri.org/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Science Research and Innovation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

UKSBS PR18100 Engineering Design and Drawing Framework

Reference number: PR18100
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71320000 Engineering design services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

A component part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) which is one of Europe's largest multidisciplinary research organisations supporting scientists and engineers world-wide. It operates world-class large-scale research facilities at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL); the Daresbury Laboratory (DL); and the UK ATC, Edinburgh; provides strategic advice to the government on their development and manages international research projects in support of a broad cross-section of the UK research community.

Suppliers are required by the STFC to provide engineering design and drawing services to RAL, DL and other associated sites. The work will be required to be carried out off site and then delivered to UKRI STFC.

The requirement is divided in to two lots:

1) Basic CAD and Drafting;

2) Design and Engineering.

The intention is to have up to a maximum 10 compliant bidders in each lot that will be awarded a place on the agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

1) Basic CAD and Drafting

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71320000 Engineering design services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ14 Oxfordshire
NUTS code: UKD61 Warrington
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Basic CAD and drafting

The deliverables will include:

• develop detailed CAD Models from existing concept that are manufacture-able using conventional machining techniques;

• attend design review meetings at RAL as required;

• detail and assembly drawings to be used for manufacture (to BS.8888).

For ISIS, the ED&D requirement is for the service provider to:

• be easily contactable;

• have Solid Edge CAD software of at least version 2020. However, the bidder is expected to keep this up to date in order to meet the contracting authority’s requirements;

• have staff proficient in the use of Solid Edge;

• have standard Office software: Outlook, etc;

• have secure file storage and back-up facilities;

• be familiar with file transfer techniques;

• have staff qualified with an engineering qualification; ONC in Mechanical Engineering as a minimum;

• be able to discuss engineering concepts with IDD staff easily in English;

• be able to produce and supply all necessary views as required for design review;

• be able to create detailed engineering drawings to BS.8888;

• capability to understand general component tolerancing and geometrical tolerancing;

• be familiar with engineering concepts, materials, processes, manufacturing, techniques, etc;

• visit the RAL site when requested (and appropriate) for design discussions. Video conferencing communication is expected when site access is restricted or inappropriate.

Please visit the following link to view the requirement in full and to submit a tender response; https://delta-esourcing.com/respond/2GYTA5KS74

About UK Shared Business Services.

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. Where UK SBS is not named as the contracting authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the contracting authority. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/contracts/Pages/default.aspx

UK SBS will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://uksbs.deltaesourcing.com and follow the instructions to register. If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and the follow the instructions to ‘Login’. Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the access code stated in this notice. As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific tender event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity. The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Potential extensions of a third and fourth year.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Potential extensions of a third and fourth year.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

2) Design and Engineering

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71320000 Engineering design services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ14 Oxfordshire
NUTS code: UKD61 Warrington
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Design and Engineering

Lot 2 contains several disciplines in order to meet the required services under this lot. These are; vacuum, cryogenics, pressure, solid edge, radiation, quality system, motion control, space, mechanisms and manufacture.

The deliverables will include:

• development of design concepts from written specification and verbal instruction from STFC engineers;

• development of complex designs and systems from concept through to manufacture drawings;

• engineering CAD models to be used for design discussions and reviews, informal and formal;

• attend design review meetings at RAL as required;

• detail and assembly drawings to be used for manufacture (to BS.8888);

• technical documentation and hand calculation

Within lot 2, bidders are expected to state their capability to supply at least one of the following types of work. In order to be considered to provide work within the categories below, bidders must demonstrate they are able to meet the relating requirement. If a bidder is successful in being admitted into lot 2, they will only receive invitations to quote on the category (or categories) they have demonstrated they can deliver:

vacuum; cryogenics; pressure; CAD; radiation; quality system; motion control; space; mechanisms; manufacture.

Please visit the following link to view the requirement in full and to submit a tender response; https://delta-esourcing.com/respond/79XB67A6FW

About UK Shared Business Services.

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. Where UK SBS is not named as the contracting authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the contracting authority. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/contracts/Pages/default.aspx

UK SBS will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://uksbs.deltaesourcing.com and follow the instructions to register. If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and the follow the instructions to ‘Login’. Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the access code stated in this notice. As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific tender event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity. The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Potential extensions of a third and fourth year.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Potential extensions of a third and fourth year.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 081-193576
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/09/2020
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/09/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/07/2020
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Tender Details
Reference2020/S 145-358169
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesOther
Common Procurement VocabularyEngineering design services
Date Published29th Jul 2020