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Structural Design Engineer

Posted on: 25/08/2021
Ref: VAC-19449
 
  • Salary: £40,000 + Excellent Benefits
  • Start Date: 27/09/2021
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: Design Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join a class leading company. The role would be based in Aberdeen, but could be carried out remotely or from a satellite office. The successful candidate will be an integral member of a thriving ambitious Advanced Composite Engineering Team sharing the same drive and enthusiasm as their peers.

If you have any questions or want to apply for this role today, please call us now on 01592 631644.

The company is looking for a structural composite design engineer, to design and develop its range of offshore composite structures utilised with in several industries e.g. Oil &Gas, Renewables and Marine. The successful candidate must have detailed knowledge of designing load bearing structures utilising composite materials and be able to design layups and matrix configurations/technologies, additionally experience of manufacturing techniques would also be advantageous.

The successful candidate will be an integral member of a thriving ambitious composite engineering team sharing the same drive and enthusiasm as their peers. The jobholder will be producing innovative engineering solutions primarily based upon off shore composite structures. Bring products from concept through to prototype and finally offering support to the wider business for product launch. Ensuring all developments consider 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.

4. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOBHOLDER
Design new composite (Fibre Reinforced Plastics) products from initial concept stage through to production in a professional and time efficient manner
Produce technical reports detailing work completed and the products produced. Including but not limited to, engineering structural calculations, Finite element analysis.
Conduct appropriate material & manufacturing selection dependent upon project specifications
Producing 3-D CAD Models and Detail Drawings to provide solutions in accordance with project requirements.
To assist in the development of company design systems, standards and procedures
Look for continuous improvement
To contribute development ideas for existing products
Support work for proposals and projects working to tight deadlines

Qualifications
Required:
Engineering degree – Mechanical or Structural Engineering (minimum Beng (Hons)
Experience
Required:
Minimum of 3 years design experience within a fast paced engineering design environment
Knowledge of composite structures, materials, matrices, layups and composite manufacturing techniques
Competent in subsea structural analysis and validation
Experience using FEA and 3D CAD software

Desirable:
5 years plus mechanical/structural engineering design experience heavily involved with a composites discipline
Knowledge of the Oil & Gas Industry or Wind Energy or Naval design

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