Graduate Design Engineer - Aberdeen

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Engineering
Ref: 154 Date Posted: Monday 02 Jul 2018
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Join us and work as part of a busy, fun team - where challenge, variety and personal development is all part of the package.

 

Balmoral Group was established in 1980 and is a privately owned company headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. Employing over 400 people and operating from a modern custom-built complex, the company’s products are used around the world.

 

Balmoral Offshore Engineering, 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 seeking an ambitious Graduate Design Engineer who will thrive on our dynamic environment - The successful candidate will be an integral member of a thriving ambitious design engineering team sharing the same drive and enthusiasm as their peers.  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.

 

 

 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB'S FUNCTION

 

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

     

    WORKING RELATIONSHIPS…

     

    WITH WHOM THERE IS REGULAR WORKING CONTACT:

     

  • Customers – this role will require occasional client meetings

  • Projects personnel

  • Production personnel

  • Other Balmoral personnel

     

     

THE JOBHOLDER

 

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

  • 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)