Design Engineer – Fife (Scotland)


Are you a Surface or Subsea Design Engineer / Design Draftsman, looking to build a rewarding career with a market leading organisation? If so, Oliver Valvetek is the place for you!

Oliver Valvetek , based in Knutsford, are one of the world’s leading manufacturers in high pressure valves for the oil, gas, hydrogen and carbon capture industries. We have won recognized awards for Export, Manufacturing and Growth – as well as the coveted Queens Award for Industry.

People are the core of everything we do, and as such we focus on recruiting people with the right attitude, flexibility, enthusiasm, and the willingness to learn. We can teach you the skills required and develop you onwards.

A fantastic new opening has arisen for a Subsea Design Engineer and a Design Draughtsman to join us – you will be heavily involved in the development of new prototype valves and the development and enhancement of existing products. The Design Draughtsman position would be ideal for a young graduate with a great opportunity to start their career in the energy industry.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will become part of the team based in our satellite Engineering office in Fife, Scotland.

We guarantee an excellent working environment and clear career path.

What’s on Offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Gain valuable experience with a market leading company
  • Exceptional support leading to personal development
  • Friendly working environment

Key Responsibilities of the Subsea Design Engineer:

  • Production of front-end engineering documentation
  • Liaising with customers to produce conceptual designs
  • Recognising and preventing possible valve failures at theoretical stage of design.
  • Producing STEP files using Solidworks
  • Producing detail and assembly drawings
  • Conducting technical reviews
  • Creation of new parts and BOMS

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Professional qualification in Mechanical Engineering – Not essential
  • Experience with Solidworks & AutoCad of machined components – Essential
  • Experience with FEA – desirable but not essential
  • Experience in FMECA and FMEDA techniques – desirable but not essential.
  • Industry experience would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills

What’s Next?
If you have the drive and experience for this exciting role, then we would love to hear from you. APPLY NOW for this Subsea Design Engineer position and let’s discuss this exciting next step in your career.


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