• Apply technical knowledge to innovate, design and develop customised customer-centric designs
  • Plan and lead design small to medium sized projects as allocated by the Lead Engineer or working as part of a team on larger projects. In both cases, most work should be carried out with minimal supervision.
  • Prepare cost estimates and ensure all designs assigned are completed within budget
  • Ensure designs produced are efficient and cost effective, seeking to reuse existing designs and components wherever practical
  • Prepare and check associated engineering documents in accordance with engineering group policy, (such as drawings, technical illustrations, manuals, reports and calculations)
  • Participate in sales contract reviews & internal design review meetings, being aware of commercial implications
  • Attend and participate in client meetings, always ensuring customer care is the foremost priority
  • Ensure all assigned deliverables are technically in accordance with client requirements and established contract requirements
  • Prepare Technical Requisitions for any 3rd party design review or verification
  • Develop and take part in test programs and factory acceptance tests to validate designs
  • Ensure Engineering Change procedures are implemented thoroughly, helping minimise disruption to the business at all times.
  • Contribute to the investigation, resolution and documentation of Engineering queries including through Engineering Support functions in a timely and technically acceptable fashion
  • Remain aware and involved in the latest developments within the industry and the greater engineering world to identify any potential concepts that could be incorporated into new designs
  • Strive to keep network drives tidy at all times, avoid creating new folders or leaving temporary files in shared areas (5S)
  • Ensure a high standard of professionalism is maintained
  • Ensure accurate record keeping in relation to projects and time recording according to required schedule
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the work area and department including common areas
  • Support other departments and business units both locally and globally and carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager
  • Travel required as dictated by project needs (worldwide travel) for client meetings, and to provide site installation,​​​​​​​ commissioning and testing support or other related activity as required




  • Able to understand, evaluate and apply technical information to problems (function/learning)
  • Anticipates the impact of change and rises to the challenge, with the ability to accept risk and uncertainty (dealing with ambiguity)
  • Has solutions and suggestions that are effective in addressing the problem at hand (decision quality & problem solving)
  • Works to budgets, is able to understand the business needs and drivers from both customer & NOV sides (business acumen)


  • Adept at exercising good judgement (sometimes with incomplete information) whilst being constrained by tight deadlines, knows when to ask (timely decision making)
  • Always fully aware of personal workload, prioritise and organise to ensure deadlines are achieved (time management)
  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks (informing)
  • Be quick to identify critical information and respond appropriately (priority setting)


  • Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably (conflict management)


  • Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities (action oriented)
  • Agile and energetic in work, eager to take up challenges both individually and as part of a team (action oriented/drive for results)


  • Confident and professional when representing the company in person and in writing (written communications)
  • Aspiring and keen to advance within the organisation (career ambition)

Personal and Interpersonal

  • A strong sense of customer focus (internal/external) (customer focus)
  • A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems (peer relationships)
  • Firm and diplomatic when negotiating (negotiating)
  • Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals (self-development)

Qualifications: (Education/No. of Years of Experience)

  • Bachelor degree (minimum) in mechanical engineering
  • 5 yrs minimum of mechanical engineering working experience
  • 5 yrs minimum drafting experience (AutoCAD, Inventor)
  • 5 yrs minimum Microsoft Office Products



  • Experience in a similar position
  • Working knowledge of leading small design projects within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Working knowledge within a manufacturing environment


Working knowledge of many of the following;

  • The Energy Industry and operations, specifically Wireline Intervention and completion methods
  • Wireline Intervention equipment including Wellhead Pressure Control Equipment or Subsea Christmas trees
  • Wireline winches, masts and associated product designs
  • Design of hydraulic, pneumatic or electro mechanical system design
  • Using advanced FEA and similar mathematical analysis tools
  • Preparing technical files complying with European Regulations.

Skills, training or special knowledge


  • Demonstrable understanding of engineering documents and drawings
  • Working knowledge of FEA and supportive hand calculations / MathCAD
  • Proficient user of 3d cad
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge in structural and stress analysis; calculation by hand
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of ISO9001 and API Q1


  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Inventor, PLM/PDM data systems, FS2000, Ansys, Mathcad
  • Design codes: API 6A, 5CT, 16, 17 and others, NACE, EC Directives and CE Marking, ASME, ATEX, Norsok, EN12079/DNV2.7-1, Puwer and Loler