Mechanical Engineer

Aberdeen, UK
19 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Who We Are

James Fisher and Sons Plc is a leading provider of innovative marine solutions and specialised engineering services worldwide in: oil and gas, nuclear, construction, defence, renewable energy and more.

JFD, part of James Fisher & Sons Plc, is now the world leading underwater capability provider, serving the commercial and defence markets with innovative diving, submarine and hyperbaric rescue, technical solutions and services.

The company is at the forefront of Hyperbaric Rescue, along with being the leading supplier of commercial and defence diving equipment and saturation diving systems to the commercial industry.

Our diverse range of products meet the challenges of the various diving industries in which our clients operate and we are the largest manufacturer and supplier of professional diving equipment worldwide.

Our Vacancy

To provide engineering design solutions and through life engineering support to the JFD product range. Workload can vary from new product design to meet client or internal specifications through to supporting an existing client's request to upgrade or change equipment in the field. This role is based in the R&D team.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide engineering design input to new products.
  • Provide engineering support to the existing product range.
  • Assess technical queries and provide engineering solutions to a wide ranging products portfolio.
  • Liaise with internal JFD departments such as sales, procurement and production to ensure the best technical solution is provided in all instances.
  • Sourcing suitable components and materials when required.
  • Creation of part numbers and bill of materials.
  • Creation of engineering documentation such as specifications, proposals, assembly instructions, test procedures, certification and reports.
  • Checking detailed manufacturing drawings and documentation.
  • Ensuring engineering solutions are provided on time and on budget.
  • Adherence to engineering and company standards and processes.
  • Site visits to other JFD offices and client assets as and when required.
  • Accountability and responsibility as technical checker of drawings and documentation generated in support of the mechanical engineer role.
  • Compliance to internal and external standards & regulations

Who we are looking for
  • Proven mechanical design skills.
  • Skilled in generating design calculations.
  • Knowledge of design standards.
  • Knowledge of industry guidelines such as IMCA.
  • Previous product design experience would be advantageous.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a graduate engineer role.
  • Experience with PLM system for generating and storage of engineering packages.
  • Previous diving equipment design experience would be advantageous.

  • Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • Any relevant diving qualifications would be advantageous.
Contract type - Permanent / full-time

Our Rewards & Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and excellent rewards, for what our employees consider to be really rewarding work.

This includes a number of core and voluntary benefits such as: 26 days annual leave plus Christmas, Boxing Day, 1st & 2nd Jan, early finish on a Friday, pension scheme, life assurance, share save scheme, Simplyhealth plan, eyesight tests and cycle to work scheme.
James Fisher and Sons plc and all subsidiary businesses are committed to creating a diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. For further information on the James Fisher group please visit .

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