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Mechanical engineer

Advanced Insulation is a fast growing group of companies that specialises in the manufacture and supply of unique products mainly for the oil and gas industry.  As a result of our continuing growth, we are looking for a permanent Design Engineer to work closely with our Research and Development team. The role will be based in our Gloucester office and is to start immediately.

Required skills and experience:

  • Engineering based degree (marine/mechanical or similar).
  • Proficient in the use of Abaqus software for FEManalyses (experience in nonlinear analyses would be benefit)
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of SolidWorks or a similar 3D CAD package
  • Attention to detail and clear communication skills are essential.
  • Creative & innovative approach to problem solving & product / process development
  • The role will require a confident assertive andproactive approach to the work with a ‘can do’,flexible attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively, both as part of a team and autonomously, consistently to high standards of accuracy and quality is essential.
  • Applicants must have a high level of written andverbal communication skills in English.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Linear and nonlinear FE analyses of assemblies under dynamic and steady state, stress and thermalloading conditions
  • Structural and mechanical calculations
  • Preparation of detailed technical reports incorporatingFEA results
  • Preparation of technical drawings using SolidWorks
  • Product design and development within R&D for concept designs, quotations and R&D testing
  • Preparation of detailed written work instructions for manufacture and installation of products.
  • Creation of new parts and bills of materials
  • Site visits/surveys
  • Meetings with clients, suppliers and 3rd party certification bodies
  • R&D project engineering

How to apply

A cover letter and CV will need to be sent to or by post to HR Department, Advanced Insulation, Quedgeley West Business Park, Gloucester  GL2 4PH