Senior Design Engineer (ROV Tooling) - VR/29306

Status: Permanent
Location: Inverurie
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Design Engineer on a permanent staff basis for a subsea company based in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.


Working within their Mechanical Solutions Team, the Senior Design Engineer will supervise and support the team and will be responsible for the review of all design engineering activities. 


The Senior Design Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Producing engineering and maintenance drawings for design, manufacturing, assembly, and testing.
  • Designing, planning and reviewing, including cost and time delivery control.
  • Participating in workshop activities, such as aiding with and/or overseeing manufacturing, assembly, and testing activities for both new and modified tooling.
  • Reviewing drawings prior to approval.
  • Leading the preparation and overseeing design and build programmes.
  • Leading in the preparation of engineering estimates and control expenditure.
  • Creating and delivering operations/maintenance and safety manuals for newly designed equipment – updating existing manuals as necessary.
  • Leading research and development projects, using an initiative approach, and ensuring adequate resources are available.
  • Preparing and reviewing calculations and managing design packages.
  • Liaising with other departments - including tendering, projects, and business development - to aid the wider team in securing and successfully executing project scopes.
  • Interfacing with the client’s representatives during project planning phase as requested.
  • Participating in pre-job and post-job review meetings. Participating in close out and implementation of corrective actions, resulting from NCR’s and customer input. 
  • Ensuring that all designs are in line with the relevant engineering standards and legislative requirements and/or customer specific requirements.
  • Where inspection is required, inspecting ordered goods to ensure conformity to purchase orders and company requirements.
  • Ensuring all risk assessments are completed prior to commissioning, function testing, pressure testing or operational testing of any newly designed equipment.
  • Liaising with QHSE and aiding in the investigations and reporting of failures, NCRs and OFI’s.


Experience / Qualifications:

  • A Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering, or a similar discipline, would be preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar Design Engineer type role, directly within the ROV tooling / decommissioning field, is essential.
  • 3D modelling & design experience is essential (SolidWorks or similar).
  • Experience in producing manufacturing drawings is essential.
  • Applicants should have previous experience in the North Sea Subsea sector, covering IRM, decommissioning, construction and installation.
  • Experience with FEA would be preferred.
  • Experience with PDM would be preferred.


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