First Base Employment Limited

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Mechanical Engineer will support several projects that range from sustaining of the existing tool, new product development and test rigs for testing new designs or failure modes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The individual will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Use of 3D CAD packages, ideally Pro-Engineer/Creo.
  • Good working knowledge of change management systems.
  • A good understanding of fluid dynamics.
  • Good Report writer. 
  • Ability to conduct calculations. FEA, tolerance stack ups, data analysis from a run and effects of temperature.
  • A good understanding of drawing practices, GD&T, dimensional tolerance’s and tolerance stack ups.
  • Excellent at problem solving and thinking out of the box.
  • Be capable of working on your own and as part of a team.
  • Can prioritize their workload to complete their goals.
  • Organised with the ability to handle more than one job at a time.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The individual must at a minimum possess the following:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Previous design and engineering experience, minimum 10 years.
  • A good understanding of how parts are manufactured.
  • A good understanding of materials and their properties, such as yield strength, hardness and galling.
  • An appreciation of coatings and their use, ideally HVOF and coatings for extreme environments.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Excellent computer skills using office 365 programs.

List Preferred qualifications/experience

  • Experience within the oil field industry preferably downhole.
  • Knowledge of assembling and dis-assembly of mechanical and electrical assemblies.
  • Knowledge of designing test rigs, running tests, reviewing the results and presenting in an engineering report.

Full time permanent role

£40,000 – £60,000 per annum

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