Principal Mechanical Engineer

22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Aker Solutions' Subsea Control Systems Product Management team is globally responsible for the development and maintenance of our control system products. We are looking for a Principal Engineer (Product Engineer) for Hydraulic and Mechanical control system products, to be based at our Technology hub near Reading, and act as a Technical authority for specific core products and sub-components.

Key accountabilities and tasks will include:

- Drive standardization and development of a designated product line
- Contribute in ongoing and future cost out initiatives at (sub-)component level
- Validation and focal point of product development outsourcing (specific disciplines or components)

- Provide product knowledge and technical expertise to support;

- Study, tender and projects
- and Service after product are handed over to Client
- Coordination of core disciplines network - processes, tools, training and development of product resources in regions
- Capture lessons learned and drive processes of continuous improvement.

We are looking for Engineers with a minimum of a B.Sc. in a relevant engineering discipline, with Product/ technology/ technical discipline knowledge in hydro-mechanical systems, plus a recognized track-record in a particular product/ area/ discipline. In addition you will need excellent communication skills and cross-cultural understanding, commercial awareness, an open mind for new ideas, the ability to be independent, to take initiative and to be structured in your daily work, and a willingness to gain knowledge and constantly develop own skills.

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and benefits, plus a strong work/life balance, positive work environment with challenging tasks, and a range of development opportunities.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients