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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 5:55:13 AM
  • 2828456
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Subsea & Drilling
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Nailsea,Bristol

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Role Summary:
Seeking an effective Mechanical Design Engineer to take ownership of the creation of detailed & manufacturing drawings to specified Company standards within complex Oil & Gas Subsea Control Systems.

The candidate would be expected to demonstrate strong product knowledge, self-motivation, excellent communication skills and a continuous improvement mind-set.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Specific Subsea and or Offshore design experience is essential.
  • Produce design schemes based on the Unit Functional Design Specification.
  • Generate detailed drawings in accordance with GE Procedural Instructions, Codes of Practice and National Standards in ProE / Creo3.0 (min)
  • Engagement with all relevant stakeholders (internal and external) and developing and maintaining effective relationships/partnerships in order to meet programme schedule.
  • Control and maintain the design standard of the products.
  • Checking drawings for accuracy and errors.
  • Act as a change agent in the business with energy, passion & enthusiasm to support business activities and alignment of processes to meet business needs.
  • Takes responsibility in working across global SPS Engineering Teams to deliver assigned work packages when required.
  • Review of outsourced (internal or external) design work packages and remove any barriers to success.
  • Must be capable of multi-tasking and working to agreed schedules and be ‘commercially aware' in engineering solutions.
  • Convey all manufacturing data for procurement and assembly purposes.
  • Provide support to suppliers as and when required.
  • The ability to work across global teams to coordinate and distribute work packages within the SPS Design Engineering Team.
  • Responsible for demonstrating adherence to schedule and budget commitments for assigned packages of work.
  • Representation of GE in client and vendor focused design review.

  • HND or Degree in Engineering OR International equivalent or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Extensive experience on closely related equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of product development lifecycles, design and document change control.
  • Self-motivated and able to work both individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities. Proven ability to achieve business’ targets.
  • Strong Technical problem solving and report out skills.
  • Resilient & persistent under all circumstances.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in Country of posting.
  • Availability to travel internationally for project needs and for short term assignments.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of the design of Hydraulic Control Equipment
  • Previous experience with High-Integrity Pressure Protection Equipment Design
  • Continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Experience of working in a global team.
  • Computer base knowledge (MS Word/Excel/Outlook/CAD).
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Outstanding creativity and ability to communicate ideas.
  • Customer Focus.

Locations: United Kingdom ; Nailsea,Bristol

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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