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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Glasgow, Glasgow
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Caley Ocean Systems Ltd are recruiting for an experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to be based in our Engineering design office in Govan, Glasgow.

Fulfilling a key role in Caley, your main duties are to design lifting and rotating equipment for the offshore and marine industry. A very high standard of engineering knowledge and ability is required for this position, with a special focus on hand calculations, FEA, solid modelling and good design practice. You will be expected to produce equipment designs with full supporting calculation packages for submittal to a third-party approval agency such as Lloyds or DNV. You will be responsible for the checking and signing off all drawings relating to your equipment and at times it will also be necessary to produce your own drawings. You will also take responsibility for specifying equipment supplied by third party vendors and ensure that all requirements are communicated clearly.

If you have knowledge and previous experience of the following and looking for a great opportunity to work in a varied and fast paced design environment then we would like to speak to you.

  • Design and analysis of industrial mechanical hydraulic equipment e.g. mechanical handling.
  • Competent in 3D solid modelling (e.g. Solidworks, Inventor) for production of engineering models of components and assemblies.
  • An ability to analyse components and structures for stress and deflection both using hand calculations and Finite Element Analysis
  • A good knowledge of MathCad.
  • Production of mechanical engineering drawings to relevant national & international standards.
  • BEng/MEng (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Knowledge of industry specifications and standards.
  • Attention to detail in designs and a good standard of record keeping.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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