Mechanical Design Engineer – m/f

Celle, Lower Saxony
30 Oct 2016
18 Apr 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Design Engineer - m/f

Celle, Germany

Employment status
Full Time Regular (local)

About this job
As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders.
The Drilling Services group is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team. This will be a unique opportunity to join a cross discipline team working with state of the art technologies in the energy industry. Our projects are executed in collaboration with academia, government, and corporate partners.
This hands on position involves full exposure to design, development, testing, and deployment of new components and complete systems for harsh environment operations. The opportunity affords career growth and mentoring through a well-established training and development program. Our positions offer choices ensuring stability, flexibility, and mobility-both career and geographic.
Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.

Key responsibilities/accountabilities
Conceptual design development utilizing advanced analytical tools including CAD and finite element analysis.
Optimize design concepts to meet performance/reliability requirements and cost targets utilizing advanced simulation tools for functional as well as survivability evaluation.
Mechanical Design Standards and Guidelines
Contribute to the development and maintenance of leading standards with respect to functional tool requirements and industrial competition.
Collaborate with manufacturing with respect to manufacturability of tools.
Develop test plans and supervise execution of engineering tests at a prototype system level or prototype component level. Write reports to summarize testing and communicate lessons learned.
Complete documentation and change management processes for new product development.
Present in conceptual and detailed design reviews to complete milestones in the technology development process.
Design for survivability in harsh operating environmental conditions including shock, vibration, high temperature, and high pressure.

Essential qualifications/requirements
Above-average university degree (FH, University, TU).
Advanced technical skills including experience in CAD (3-D modelling and 2D drafting), and the utilization of Finite Element Analysis tools in a design & build environment.
Demonstrated advanced problem solving skills with respect to Applied Mechanics, Engineering Design, and Technology Development.
Self-contained, self-motivated and structured to work within a worldwide functioning interdisciplinary team.
Good written and verbal English skills, due to working in an international working environment and strong interest in working with other cultures.

Preferred qualifications/requirements
Practical experience in the above mentioned area of expertise gathered during internships, thesis and/or professional experience.
Experience with Solid Works (CAD System).
Demonstrated strong ability to develop within a technical mentoring environment as well as to work independently.


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company's 39,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes' technology centers in the world's leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit our website.


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