Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on: 17/07/2018
Ref: VAC-16725
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Start Date: 04/02/2019
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Aberdeen
    Blueprint Recruitment
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  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer, Salary negotiable

Our client based on the Southern approaches to Aberdeen has an immediate requirement for a
Mechanical Design Engineer.


The jobholder will be producing innovative engineering solutions supporting sales and projects from concept through to production where cost, time and quality are imperative. They 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.

Design 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, 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.

Working towards, a desire to obtain or near achieving Chartered Status

Minimum of 3 years design experience within a fast paced engineering design environment, preferably in the Oil & Gas industry.
Experience using FEA and 3D CAD software.
Strong knowledge, understanding and competency in CFD analysis and transient Thermal analysis

5 years plus mechanical engineering design experience
Advanced knowledge in CFD
Programming in Visual Basic
Composites experience
Worked with plastics in a design environment
Programming and macro derivation
Knowledge of the Oil & Gas Industry
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work in a team
Lateral thinker
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

Excellent negotiable package.

If you are interested in applying or would like further information then please send your CV in confidence to John Johnson,

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