Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

22 October 2018


Lead Mechanical Engineer - Manufacturing

Calgary based downhole tool manufacturer of Completions and Well Stimulation tools are currently looking for a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to head up a product line. The client are looking for someone with experience designing tools such as Liner Hangers, Packers, Sliding Sleeves, Frac Plugs and related equipment.

This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in company developing new product lines whilst continuously improving manufacturing methods.


  • Overall responsibility for product design, testing and manufacturing process. This involves initial design and prototyping, calculation overview, design for manufacturing, qualification, documentation, R&D and manufacturing.
  • Review and maintain quality standards in all processes and documentation ensuring adherence to industry standards.
  • Verify existing test methods and develop new efficient tools and tests.
  • Oversee all staff involved in manufacturing and design process for specific products to ensure quality standards are met and adherence to production schedules.
  • Guide and assist team under product banner, such as R&D, Design, Sales and Manufacturing.
  • Create to workflow schedules to achieve production target and to market goals.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or qualified Mechanical Engineering Technologist with experience.
  • Over 4 years' experience in design and manufacturing of downhole tools is essential.
  • APEGA registration as P.Eng is preferred.
  • Proficient is design software such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks.
  • Experienced leading teams of varied skill levels to achieve set goals.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • For consideration candidates must have knowledge and experience with flow control and fracturing tool manufacturing.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com