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Design Engineer – VR/24562

Status: Permanent
Location: Westhill, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/24562
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Design Engineer on a permanent staff basis for an oil and gas service company based in Westhill, Aberdeen.


Working within a multi-discipline team, the Design Engineer will design, qualify and commercialise a range of downhole completion technologies.  The post holder will use their expertise to develop and adapt the existing portfolio of products, and assist in the creation of new concepts to meet customer requirements.  The Design Engineer will be required to assist in the preparation of detail and assembly drawings and he / she will assist in the scheduling of Draughtsperson resources, as well as mentor less experienced colleagues. 


Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor, the Design Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing innovative and unique solutions to technical challenges.
  • Completing feasibility studies on conceptual solutions.
  • Creating detailed manufacture / assembly drawings and performance calculation packages.
  • Controlling Product Data Maintenance (PDM) information.
  • Preparing design packages for performance of design review.
  • Preparing test procedures, reports and assistance to workshop personnel as required.
  • Providing support to other areas of the business in relation to technical matters.
  • Liaising with clients, as required, for any specific project requirements.

Experience / Qualifications:


  • A degree qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in the design and testing of downhole completion products.
  • Sound understanding of general engineering principles and their application.
  • Knowledge of downhole hydraulics.
  • Experience with 3D modelling software (SolidWorks experience would be preferred).



  • Experience of working in an operator driven R&D environment.
  • Knowledge of parametric modelling techniques.
  • Familiarity with current draughting standards.


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