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Mechanical Designer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH147851
  • Location: Scotland, Aberdeen
  • Sector: Onshore, Mechanical, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 17/05/2019
This vacancy has now expired.


Due to expansion my client is looking to take on a Mechanical Designer. The role will require the candidate to be able to prepare designs which will be backed-up by engineering calculations, analysis and manufacturing drawings.
The ideal candidate will be capable of taking on projects in the initial phase and seeing them through to their completion. This will include;

  • Concept development
  • Acquisition of appropriate parts
  • Supervision and coordination of the build and test of prototype equipment
  • Compile the documentation required for the product
  • Complete all project activities within a timely manner
  • Working to the companies' budget.


Person Specification:

  • Experience using Solidworks is beneficial
  • AutoCAD experience is essential
  • Experience Designing Drilling Tools
  • 5 years' Experience doing Design in the Oil and Gas Industry


Key Responsibilities:

  • The Job will involve taking responsibility for design projects, from cradle to grave and providing tailored engineering solutions for projects.
  • Creating, maintaining and reviewing engineering drawings and schematics using CAD packages.
  • Preparation of design packages so that design reviews can be carried out.
  • Carry out engineering calculations
  • Source and select materials to allow for effective design optimisation.
  • Modify existing products to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Make cost calculations caused by any changes to the designs and inform the Engineering Manager of these.
  • Prepare test and operational procedures, and quality management documentation.
  • Keep accounts of all technical documentation including: Reports, Calculations, Specifications, Parts list, Assembly, Test and Operational Procedures, Manufacturing Data, Risk and failure-mode analyses.
  • Technical Liaison with colleagues, clients and suppliers

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office