Design Engineer

Location:Aberdeen City
Job Type:Full Time
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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

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Role Summary:

This role will support Surface Pressure Control products and services workload locally and globally when required, through engineering execution and actively contribute to the technical development and success of the Engineering Department. They are also to interact with the other departments to optimize OTD and on occasion support our facility in Altens gaining physical product exposure.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • HSE

  • Ensure HSE compliance at all times

  • Ensure 100% HSE training conducted on time

  • Report any HSE issues

  • Operational

  • Responsible for their quality of the work performed in the department

  • Responsible for their OTD on all assigned scopes

  • Log activity of the tasks assigned and take ownership in follow up and on time delivery

  • Competence development

  • Ensure 100% on time my learning training

  • Create yearly individual training plan together with Manager

  • Follow through on agreed training plan

  • Knowledge /experience sharing within the department

  • Technical

  • Support CTR process and scoping of Surface Pressure Control engineering activities, when needed

  • Technical support function for Surface Pressure Control Projects & Products

  • Design and modify mechanical products, wellhead, Valve, XT, tools and related equipment

  • Survey and non-conformance disposition

  • Proficient in Mechanical codes and calculations (API 6A, API 6X, ASME BPVC Section VIII), Mathcad software

  • Recommend solutions and improvements to meet technical and project/product requirements

  • Customer contact – technical clarifications and meetings

  • Verification of third-party procedures, drawings and documents

  • Review customer requirements, handle deviations to customer specifications

  • Responsible for preparing equipment documents including drawings, design verification packages, Bill of Materials and user documentation

  • Assisting assembly and testing

  • Risk assessment, studies and SoW creation

  • Experience with Creo 3 (Pro NC proficient), ACAD, 3D models, tolerance stack ups and detail activities

  • Derive models for use in analysis

  • Ability to problem solve a document RCA’s


  • MEng or BEng in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of API 6A and International & National Regulations

  • Experience with Surface Wellhead and Flow Control Equipment design & operation

  • Experience in mechanical hardware design and development

  • Ability to work independently, gain progress and efficient solution

  • Excellent English communication skills both oral and written

  • Strong skill to work in a global and cross-functional environment

  • Willingness to take ownership and responsibility

  • Proficient in 2D/3D CAD software.

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:

  • Familiar with the Surface Pressure Control Surface Wellhead and Flow Control Equipment and/or other BHGE product lines

  • Ability to work independently, gain progress, efficient solutions, high quality in work by influencing

  • Engineering drafting techniques, geometrical dimensioning and tolerances ref ASME Y14.5

  • Ability to interface successfully with all levels of the organization

  • Must demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive material a professional and discrete manner

  • Able to perform in a team and under high pressure

  • Proactive with flexible attitude

  • Able to work independently

  • Highlight deviations in SoW

  • Highlight possible causes of delay to projects

  • Create/review/release parts and documents in accordance to permission access in ePIMS

  • Stop work if quality concerns are observed

  • Call for meetings for work related activities

  • Suggest improvements towards products and work processes

  • Log and distribute lessons learned

  • Support out of hours engineering rota

  • Drive own professional development through mentorship from more senior engineers


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