Design Engineer

RMS Pumptools
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of the Job

The Design/Project Engineer role will involve working on all aspects of design engineering and coordination of all technical activities on projects. You will participate in new product development, associated draughting, along with any necessary prototype building and testing. In addition there will be a mix of customer or project system design work to support the day to day operations of the engineering department. All tasks will involve following our Company QA/QC programme of continual improvement.

You will be expected to plan, schedule and coordinate engineering work - monitoring work in progress to ensure compliance to industry and company standards, and facilitate effective communication and coordination between all departments undertaking project work.

Your technical knowledge will enable you to have sufficient awareness of details to recognise when technical problems are becoming apparent and be able to initiate corrective actions.

You will report directly to the project manager, who has ultimate responsibility for the quality and effective completion of project objectives. On larger projects, the project manager may delegate certain project management tasks to the you, including client interaction and coordination of internal activities performed by RMSpumptools staff. However, the project manager will retain overall accountability for relationship management and customer satisfaction on the project.

Job function will generally be based in the office location in Malton, North Yorkshire, but with some occasional requirement to visit client?s offices or other premises, either in the UK or worldwide.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Undertake all aspects of product design and development
    • Design Layouts / concepts
    • Design Review
    • Design Calculations
    • Detail Drawings
    • Checking work
    • BOM?s & Assembly Drawings
    • Assembly and Test Procedures
    • Product testing and qualification
  • Preparation of project engineering schedules
  • Coordination and checking of engineering deliverables
  • Regular project status reports and change notices
  • Regular contact with project clients
  • Budget monitoring
  • Contributing to the development of the RMSPumptools brand
  • Provide support to other departments
  • Adhere to ISO 9001 drawing office practises
  • Participation in the preparation of project quotations and technical proposals

Key Requirements

Adhere to ISO9001 Quality System & All Company QHSE Procedures

Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and with customers.

Inventor 3D or similar software.

Self-motivated and pro-active ? willingness to learn highly technical product and manufacturing techniques.

Thorough knowledge of company products and services.Responding to demands of job (possible out of hours working)

Experience in the Oil and Gas design environment.

2-3 years experience in a design and manufacturing environment or equivalent (combination of training and experience).

Proficient in Microsoft Project and Office suite.

Experience of pressure vessels and / or high pressure equipment


Engineering Degree (various disciplines accepted) and / or

Possible HND/HNC with experience

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