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Job Description

I am working with an independent Offshore Engineering consultancy who are seeking a Senior Designer to join their team.

The Role...
This candidate will work closely with the Engineering Team Lead to ensure the highest calibre of technical delivery on all projects supporting the growth of the department through effective leadership of the team’s capabilities and capacity.

• Ability to develop concepts and detailed designs including 3D modelling and drawings based on client/ internal briefs and ensure that all deadlines are met.
• Analyse the design proposals/ technical information and identify potential issues and remedies, highlighting any technical risks to the Engineering Management
• Maintain a smooth flow of information to the design team leads, line managers, other stakeholders, and Senior Management
• Identify solutions to improve designs, ease of fabrication and reduction of costs
• Ensuring accuracy of drawings/ designs by checking and obtaining second person checks and actively checking your work for correctness, content and quality throughout the process whilst also ensuring delivery is on time
• Checking colleagues work, including calculations, drawings, and reports, and making recommendations/corrections and improvements as required
• Ensure constructability of designs
• Consider implications such as cost, viability, safety, reliability, and time constraints
• To act as cover during Principal Design Engineers holiday periods and to assist the Engineering Team Lead to regularly update the work schedules of the design team
• Ensuring software standards and efficiency are maintained and enhanced
• Attend/ Chair and participate in relevant design review meetings
• Deliver R & D activities within your remit.

The Person...
Minimum HND/ Degree qualification in Engineering plus experience/expertise in the following disciplines:
• Mechanical Design/ Draughting
• Experience using CAD software such as Autodesk Inventor and Vault experience.
• Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience designing mechanical systems and products
• Must be self-motivated and a great team worker
• Basic Commercial & Contractual awareness
• Business knowledge
• Basic leadership skills