Graduate Design Engineer - Aberdeen

Engineering
Ref: 555 Date Posted: Wednesday 22 May 2024

Balmoral, a division of Balmoral Group, provides surface and subsurface buoyancy, insulation and elastomer products and services to the global energy, defence, subsea communications and oceanographic industries.

We are recruiting for a Graduate Design Engineer within the Engineering Department.

To be an integral part of a thriving engineering team, which produces innovative design solutions and optimises existing Balmoral products to meet the demands of our clients in an evolving industry.

The successful candidate will produce cost effective solutions to bespoke and standard product requests making the best use of their ability and the state of the art tools available to them. The jobholder should, when required, show the ability to work independently with minimal supervision at all times as well as show initiative and innovation in all areas of their work.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOBHOLDER, BUT NOT LIMITED TOO;

  • To design Balmoral products from initial concept to production.
  • To use engineering tools efficiently.
  • To produce information for production department.
  • To assist with the development of custom design software.
  • To Innovate
  • To formulate test procedures.
  • To define and supervise validation trials.
  • To contribute to the continuing effort to reduce costs.
  • To assist with the management of engineering data using engineering data management software
  • Assist and contribute towards the development of the department, company standards and ultimately our product range

Qualifications

Required:     

  • Engineering degree – Mechanical or Structural. A Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred.

Desirable:     

  • Already a member of a professional institution with a view to working towards Chartered status

Experience

Required:     

  • Knowledge of 3-D CAD software preferably Autodesk Inventor
  • Self Motivated.
  • Desire to learn

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of FEA systems preferably ANSYS
  • Knowledge of MathCad.
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment preferably within an Oil and Gas environment  

Skills/Training

Required:     

  • An ambition to succeed and forge out a career with an industry leader
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Lateral thinker
  • Innovative
  • Self Motivated
  • Competence in MS Word, Excel, Access
  • Knowledge of CAD software and drawing standards.
  • Ability to work promptly and accurately and remain composed under pressure

Desirable:     

Knowledge of Autodesk Software (Inventor, AutoCAD, Vault)