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Lead Product Design Engineer (Subsea)

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  • Interprets reviews, approves technical requirements and independently creates subsea equipment designs and procedures. 
  • Provides technical product support and guidance through project life cycle from tender phase through design, manufacture, assembly, test and installation.
  • Takes lead technical role for a work package in a project, tender or FEED study. Ensures that project meets specifications, standards and performance requirements within established budget and schedule. 
  • Leads a team of engineers, designers and drafters through project execution. Acts as technical focal point to the internal project team and external customer.

  • Expected to deliver engineering scope within assigned project budget.
  • Independently leads a team of engineers, designers and drafters to ensure successful project execution.
  • Understand design requirements and execute design steps for projects in accordance to engineering execution process.
  • Frequent contact and interface with internal organization (Engineers, Drafters, Planners, Quality, Project Managers, Manufacturing and Assembly & Test). Frequent contact with external customers.
  • Works independently to establish design requirements, conceptualize, plan and execute technical deliverables.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team of engineers, designers and drafters for assigned project.
  • Responsible to ensure all engineering scope for assigned project meets customer requirements and is delivered on time. 
  • Work with Project Planner and Project Manager to plan, generate and maintain engineering schedule of assigned projects.
  • Technical focal point in the area of expertise for all communication with customer and internal project team.
  • Collaborate closely with internal project team members to ensure successful project execution.
  • Review and interpret customer technical specifications and industry codes.
  • Review and approve engineering documents, including specifications, drawings, MEL (Master Equipment List), DBI (Data Base Information), ECN (Engineering Change Notice), design documents and procedures.
  • Facilitate design reviews.
  • Check the work of drafters, designers and other engineers.
  • Provide expert technical support to equipment manufacturing, fabrication, assembly, test and installation activities.
  • Investigate non-conformances and provide technical disposition. Identify root cause of any technical problems and propose solutions to ensure corrective and preventive actions are implemented.
  • Actively contribute to department discussions relating to technical issues, lessons learnt, organizational development etc.
  • May assist with competency development of others through mentoring, training sessions etc.
  • Responsible for quality and on-time-delivery of assigned project.
  • Ensure good personal time management and weekly time entry into SAP system.
  • Provide input to and support improvements to processes or work instructions.
  • Ensures that assignments conform to TechnipFMC EEP, guidelines and specifications.
  • Understand and comply with TechnipFMC HSE & Quality policies.
  • Visibly show commitment to HSE & Quality through participation in safety and quality initiatives.
  • Actively increases industry knowledge and awareness of new technologies through establishing contacts within the global organization and through wider industry publications, forums etc.


  • BSc or MSc in Engineering.
  • Generally 8+ years of relevant industry experience. Ideally 10+ years of relevant experience with previous experience in TechnipFMC preferred. Less experienced candidates maybe considered for Project Engineer roles.
  • Expert knowledge of at least one Subsea product line (Well Completions/Workover, Subsea Manifolds and Controls & Automation) and good awareness of overall subsea Production Systems.
  • Strong understanding of API and ISO codes applicable to subsea system.
  • Sound understanding of Engineering practices, design methods & calculations.
  • Ability to read, interpret & prepare applicable technical information & suggest design or process changes to ensure functional and cost effective results.
  • Must have the drive and initiative to independently communicate, gather information and make sound engineering decisions.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Strong in both verbal and written technical communication.
  • Good PC skills (word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software).


Spends most of the time in an office environment. Occasional trips to fabrication, testing or installation sites. May be exposed to site hazards including machining, welding, pressure testing, heavy material lifting and movement.

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