Design Engineer (Mechanical) – Full Time – Aberdeen


Our client based on the Southern approaches to Aberdeen has an immediate requirement for a
Mechanical Design Engineer with Orcaflex / Orcabend experience.

You will be an integral member of a thriving ambitious design engineering team sharing the same drive and enthusiasm as your peers.
You will be producing innovative engineering solutions supporting sales and projects from concept through to production where cost, time and quality are imperative.
You will be required to show initiative in all aspects of the role and have the ability to work with minimal supervision but at the same time possess all the attributes of a great team player.

Main duties and responsibilities of the jobholder:

Design and optimise products from initial concept stage through to production in a professional and time efficient manner.
Producing 3-D CAD Models and Detail Drawings to provide solutions in accordance with clients’ requirements.
Produce technical reports detailing work completed and the products produced. Including but not limited to, Hydrodynamic Analysis using Orcaflex, engineering calculations, Finite element analysis and CFD.
To assist in the development of company design systems, standards and procedures
Look for continuous improvement in products and processes.
To contribute development ideas for new and existing products in new and existing industries.
Support work for proposals and projects working to tight deadlines.
Develop team members in areas of your expertise.
Engineering degree – Mechanical or Structural. A Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
Or HND with 5 years post qualification experience minimum.
Minimum of 3 years design experience within a fast-paced engineering design environment, preferably in the Oil & Gas or Offshore Renewables industries.
Strong knowledge, understanding and competency in Hydrodynamic Analysis techniques preferably using Orcaflex
Experience using FEA and 3D CAD software.

5 years plus mechanical engineering design experience
3 years’ experience in Hydrodynamic analysis preferably analysing Mooring systems or Umbilicals, Risers and flowlines in the offshore Oil/Gas/Renewables industry.
knowledge in FEA and CFD simulation techniques
Programming in Visual Basic
Composites experience
Worked with plastics in a design environment
Programming and macro derivation
Knowledge of the Oil & Gas and the Offshore Renewables Industries’
Strong skills in Hydro-dynamic analysis and general understanding to facilitate training of peers and graduate engineers.
Knowledge of CAD software and drawing standards preferably Inventor
Ability to produce technical calculations quickly and accurately.
Knowledge of FEA software.
Competence in MS Word, Excel, Access
Appreciation of company and Industry Standards
Sound understanding of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) experience
Thermal and Mechanical FEA experience

Autodesk Inventor & Meridian (or other Database Management systems).
Competent ability in Mathcad
Good technical report writing skills
Experience in Design with Plastics
Injection Moulding experience
Programming in Visual Basic

Genuinely excellent negotiable package.

Salary: £35000 – £55000/annum Negotiable package

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

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