Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer (x 2)

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Royal IHC Ltd delivers bespoke engineering solutions for complex offshore applications.

We work with clients across the offshore oil and gas, submarine telecoms and renewable offshore power industries. We take them on a full customer journey from concept development, product delivery and through to life cycle support. Our core expertise includes pipe and cable lay, subsea trenching and offshore handling.

We deliver innovative equipment that provides a commercial and technical advantage; working in partnership with customers on projects ranging from fully integrated vessel systems to the rapid supply of sub-systems.

If you are naturally inquisitive, like to challenge conventional wisdom and would like a chance to develop your professional career then we would like to hear from you. Our unique culture encourages teamwork and people development whilst also providing genuine support for ambitious employees.

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The Role:

We are currently looking for graduates for our 2019 intake to join our Mechanical Engineering teams. Ideally you should be educated to degree level in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

We provide excellent career development opportunities in a supportive and innovative environment. Our graduate development programme is accredited by the IMECHE. Graduates who join us will be working under the direction of a Senior Engineer and will receive guidance on best practice from the rest of the engineering team. You will have an early opportunity to assume technical responsibility for design related tasks and activities.

Responsibilities for members of our Engineering Team include:

  • Developing detailed design solutions to meet the specifications we have agreed with our customers.
  • Being accountable for quality, safety and fitness for purpose of any design work undertaken.
  • Producing hand calculations and detailed analysis as necessary to demonstrate that structures and mechanisms are fit for purpose.
  • Presenting technical proposals and designs at concept and detailed design reviews.
  • Producing the complete suite of models, drawings, specifications and calculations which define our products.
  • Familiarisation with and efficient use of design tools (Autocad, Inventor, Teamcenter, Ansys etc).
  • Familiarisation with and use of design practices/templates/guidelines and Royal IHC Ltd standards.
  • Contributing to the improvement of our design methods.

We expect our Engineers to be:

  • Flexible and willing to learn and share ideas.
  • Good problem solvers.
  • Thorough in their approach to the details.
  • Able to manage their work to achieve quality, budget and timescale targets.
  • Good team members who can work with their colleagues across the engineering disciplines to achieve our design aims.

We can offer you:

  • Mentoring by a Chartered Engineer & fast-track route to Chartered status.
  • Opportunities for national and international travel.
  • A working schedule of 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday with opportunity for overtime and a 2pm Friday finish!
  • We offer a competitive salary and lunch is provided free of charge along with free parking.
  • Funding to support further learning, Private Healthcare & matching Pension Contribution up to 5%.
  • Opportunities to learn in other aspects of the business eg Project Engineering, Commercial & Construction/Commissioning.

Open to applicants who graduated a maximum of 2 years ago. Starting September 2019.


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Opportunity Overview

  • March 10th, 2019
  • £26,500 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Stocksfield Hall, Northumberland

Disciplines accepted...

  • Mechanical

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