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  • Job reference: RMS0090633

Senior Design Engineer (Umbilicals & Power Cable)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: North East
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/10/2011
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The Company:
My client one of the world leaders in the design of umbilical and power cable solutions, have an urgent requirement for a Senior Design Engineer. The position primarily deals in the Applications Design section however it will also require deputising for the Design Manager absence’s for both the Applications and Contracts design teams.

The Role:
Applications Design – The objective of this team is to provide accurate technical solutions and advise to internal sales personnel with practical and sound cable and systems design. The work is focused towards bids for new projects, but must also take account of standard components and design principles.

Contracts Design – The objective of this team is to provide detailed and accurate design engineering services for new orders. Input is received from Sales, Applications Design and the Project Manager and the output is generated for the Purchasing, Project Management and Production teams.

The ideal candidate will be heavily involved in:

1) Design cable and termination solutions that meet customer requirements, and relevant national and international standards.

2) Write internal umbilical production and termination design specifications.

3) Operate CAD package and design software.

4) Verify customer design input.

5) Answer customer technical queries.

6) Provide technical support for the sales, purchasing and production departments.

7) Complete internal Non Conformance and Concession/ Deviation Reports.

8) Operate the cable and termination costing software tools – using Visual as much as possible.

9) Contact material suppliers for material suitability and price and delivery information.

10) Ensure a high level of accuracy is present in all design output. Checking of individual produced work is to be made by the Senior Design Engineer. Significant Checking and Approval, subject to competence, is also expected as part of the Senior Design Engineers daily activities.

11) Line Management of Applications and Contracts design teams during Design Managers absence – setting work/deadlines, providing management support to the Design Engineers and making key Technical decisions within competence.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in an engineering subject, or relevant experience gained in an engineering field. In either case having previously demonstrated clear evidence of a significant level of technical competence, responsibility and professional conduct.
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