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Design Engineer

Location: NORWICH, NORFOLK Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3047607
A leading and innovative supplier to the international oil and gas industry, our client provides award winning offshore solutions, with a reputation for delivering engineering programs within a challenging environment. The business continues to grow and they now require a talented and motivated Design Engineer to join their specialist in-house team.

Possessing a minimum of 4 years’ experience designing using Solidworks, you must have worked within the oil and gas, offshore or subsea industry. You are likely to hold a university degree, be able to proactively drive the design process to conclusion on assigned projects and effectively manage the design project assigned, from project initiation to delivery.

If you work to the highest standards, have an open mind and wish to work in a dynamic environment please see greater detail of the role below:

Design Engineering Tasks

• Collaboratively prepare URS documents for projects that you are responsible for with the Project Engineer/Manager and Design Manager. Taking responsibility for its preparation, thoroughness and checking (in conjunction with the Project Engineer), ensuring this is completed in a timely manner to meet agreed delivery schedule.
• Compile and develop conceptual designs and present to the project team (including Suppliers where appropriate), gather feedback and buy in.
• Develop agreed concept into detailed engineering solutions by undertaking the following (within the engineers competence and as assigned by the Design Manager):
o Undertake Mechanical and Structural calculations, and finite element analysis (FEA) which adhere and comply with company standards, protocols and appropriate industry codes.
o To undertake Mechanical and Structural drafting which adhere and comply with company standards, protocols and appropriate industry codes.
o Prepare supporting documentation in line with agreed industry standards as required by the project, such as drawings, inspection forms, test procedures, EMI’s, etc.

Management of Design Engineering Tasks
• Proactively undertake design tasks assigned by the Design Manager including management of those tasks from project outset to completion of all requirements.
• Planning and management of allocated design tasks in line with the design engineering process, including:
o Developing detailed understanding of the scope of work with the Project Engineer/Manager and Design Manager.
o Understand the key project milestones and delivery points.
o Plan design work to meet the key project milestones and delivery points by use of deadlines.
o At the project outset, arrange meetings for kick off, concept reviews and design reviews in line with project milestones and delivery deadlines.
o Arrange and carry out project update meetings (informal and formal) with the Project Engineer/Manager, to ensure effective communication and design project delivery.

Salary competitive consumerate with experience. For full details please apply online or email your CV to

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