Senior Wellhead Engineer

Job Title: Senior Wellhead Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary: Competitive rate and terms
Start Date: 2018-07-18
Reference: 28293
Contact Name: Stephen Laurie
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2018 09:01

Job Description

Global oil services company is looking for a Senior Wellhead Engineer to join their Application Engineering team based near KL in Malaysia. The team provides engineering solutions to the subsea business within the APAC region, it consists of various product groups which are capable of supporting offshore services, manufacturing and also tenders. We need an experienced engineer who has product/technology/market knowledge and is conversant with requirements of various oilfield equipment codes and standards (API 6A, 17D, ISO 13628-4 and etc.).


Key responsibilities & tasks include;         


  • Own the design of new and/or non-standardised product packages and develop technical solutions in order to meet the more unusual and/or non-standardised demands of assignments
  • Produce designs of enhanced ‘quality’ (functionality, durability, etc.), with responsibility for entire products
  • Evaluate the relevant discipline design rules/procedures/standards and propose changes and improvements
  • Delegate responsibility for individual parts of design work as appropriate, and when more innovative solutions are required escalate for review prior to implementation
  • Act as an escalation point for key issues/designs which require approval at this level, and formally review the designs of design engineers
  • Work closely across internal clients in order to understand the overall workflow and to support the delivery of high quality outputs
  • Ensure overall customer requirements are met in line with procedural standards, within budget and time scale.


Qualifications / Personal Attributes required;     


  • Minimum a degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • Relevant design experience including detail engineering and good knowledge of manufacturing
  • Knowledge of subsea wellhead is essential
  • Broad experience and understanding of technology and engineering practice of relevant product areas on both system and detail levels 
  • Conversant with requirements of various oilfield equipment codes and standards such as API 6A, 17D, ISO 13628-4 etc
  • Have a proven involvement with multi-disciplined projects
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple activities and workload demands with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of offshore working techniques
  • Open mind for new ideas, genuine team player, can do attitude and a hands on person.


The successful candidate will receive a competitive rate and terms for a posting in KL, the company offers a strong work/life balance, positive work environment with challenging tasks.