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Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Design & CAD Draughting, Mechanical
  • Date posted: 07/11/2018
  • Job reference: VR/44040
This vacancy has now expired.
A temporary 6 month Mechanical Engineer role that is based in Aberdeen.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.


Under general direction, provide engineering skills to assist in providing innovative and cost effective solutions requiring the development or sustaining of new or improved techniques, procedures or products. Assist in planning, conducting and evaluating approaches to meeting the project objectives in a timely fashion.


Reports to Engineering Manager


§Analyze, design, develop, maintain products and assist in their commercialization - in agreement with project technical and timing objectives. Successfully undertake technical projects.
§Design, produce analyses, mathematical models and draw design conclusions based on those.
§Assist in identifying and organizing requirements. Apply usability procedures and principles as defined at the project or product-line level or through customer input.
§Build prototypes, products and systems suitable for testing and may be required to set up and run lab simulations.
§Design testing procedures and coordinate with others to perform tests. Conduct tests, document test results and develop client presentation. May present solutions to clients.
§Provide timely corrective actions on all assigned defects and issues.
§Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, code and other artifacts. Ensure commitments are agreed, reviewed and met.
§May assign, direct and review work of technicians and provide guidance to engineers. May mentor junior engineers regarding technical matters.
§Create and maintain product documentation (requirements, specification, design, development, integration, test procedures and results).
§Continually evaluate engineering approaches and risks to produce and iterate the development plans.
§Make presentations effectively to technical and management audiences.
§Contribute to design standards and support design re-use (best practices, etc.)
§Author/co-author technical reports, papers, articles, patents and presentations.
§Maintain familiarity with Company technology, organization and business. Understand and provide technical solutions according to the Schlumberger strategy.
§Complies with applicable company policies', including Personnel, Quality System and Health, Safety and Environment standards and procedures.
§Successfully complete required safety training (including but not limited to drugs and alcohol, electrical, emergency response, fire, first aid, health and hygiene, PPE, SIPP, risk reporting, IT security, hazardous materials, driving).


§Autodesk Inventor 3D modelling software
§Ability to define and interpret Finite Element Analysis tasks
§Experience in downhole oilfield equipment is preferred. Particularly plugs, packers and liner hanger equipment.

§Effective communication skills (written and oral)
§Self motivated
§Ability to lead a development (under direction)
§Quality and detail oriented

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