Mechanical design engineer – Orcaflex – 3D, CAD, FEA – £52,000

Role: Senior Mechanical design engineer

Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £38,000 – £52,000 + benefits

ISL’s key client in Aberdeen are seeking a senior mechanical design engineer to join an established team.

What your day will look like:

*Design and optimise 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, Hydrodynamic Analysis using Orcaflex, 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.

Key skills required:

*Engineering degree – Mechanical or Structural. A Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred OR a HND with 5 years post qualification experience minimum.

*Minimum of 3 years design experience within a fast-paced engineering design environment, preferably in the Oil & Gas or Offshore Renewables industries.

*Strong knowledge, understanding and competency in Hydrodynamic Analysis techniques preferably using Orcaflex

*Experience using FEA and 3D CAD software.


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

*5 years plus mechanical engineering design experience

*3 years experience in Hydrodynamic analysis preferably analysing Mooring systems or Umbilicals, Risers and flowlines in the offshore Oil/Gas/Renewables industry.

*knowledge in FEA and CFD simulation techniques

*Programming in Visual Basic

*Composites experience

*Worked with plastics in a design environment

*Programming and macro derivation

*Knowledge of the Oil & Gas and the Offshore Renewables Industries’

*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

Great if you had, but not a must:

*Knowledge of designing buoyancy products (not essential).

*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

How to apply?

Call Danielle on or email a CV to

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Posted 4 weeks ago
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