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Design Engineer

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Design Engineer



Post Date


Lancashire, UK

Wed, 01 May 2023


Subsea Offshore Quick Lifting Mooring CPS Connector Design Engineer Working CAD Career

Balltec designs, manufactures and tests high integrity mechanical connectors for critical applications in the global renewable energy and oil and gas sectors. The engineering team creates technical solutions for the transfer of load in moorings, lifting components and subsea cable connections.

As a member company of Venterra Group, Balltec is working at the forefront of the global energy transition, supplying engineering solutions to the offshore wind and the emerging floating wind markets. As a company, Balltec is targeting significant growth to provide even more effective support for our clients in this industry.

The Design Engineer will work alongside other engineers and internal company personnel to engineer final design solutions, develop conceptual designs, support existing products and perform testing/analysis of new and existing products.

General Duties

Participate in mechanical product design including product specifications, material selection and CAD design.

Produce 3D models and manufacturing drawings using Autodesk Inventor.

Produce design calculations using MathCAD Prime.

Interface with other company departments to ensure effective communication.

Reporting of technical issues to the Engineering Manager.

Deal with technical queries from customers and suppliers.

Ensure company policies are upheld and implement new policy requirements.

Support the sales department and promote the company.

Uphold the Balltec Quality & HSE Procedures.

Education and Experience

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related subject.

Experience in hydraulic design and/or fabrication design (preferred).

Good IT skills, e.g. Microsoft Office applications.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Right to work in the UK.

Full UK driving license (preferred).

Required Skills

Experience of Computer Aided Design (Autodesk Inventor preferred), although training will be provided.

Experience of Finite Element Analysis, although in-house training will be provided

Proficient in the use of engineering principles such as stress-strain and beam theory and the ability to produce calculations to support the design of critical components.

Excellent communications skills – must interface successfully with other engineers, non-technical personnel and with customers to define and implement solutions.

Demonstrated initiative in solving challenging problems.

Ability to rapidly learn new concepts with little to no supervision.

Other benefits

38 hour working week (averaged over 2 weeks) with alternate Fridays or every Friday afternoon off.

Company pension contributions.

5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.

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