Title                               :           PROJECT ENGINEER 

Reporting to                 :           Engineering Manager



Hughes Pumps manufactures high pressure, reciprocating plunger pumps with power ratings to 375kW (500hp) & capable of generating pressures of 3,000bar (43,500psi), used for industrial water jet cleaning/cutting applications & process pumping in the oil & gas, marine, ship repair & other industries.

The role will combine Production and R&D projects.



General Responsibilities

  • Preparing component, pump & pumpset general assembly drawings & parts lists
  • Design of production pumpsets with diesel engine or electric motor drive, control systems, fabrications etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring projects are designed within time & budget constraints
  • Dealing with day to day design/quality issues on production pumps & associated control valves
  • Assisting in pump/control valve R&D projects
  • Liaising with other departments & customers


  • HNC/HND or a degree in mechanical engineering
  • Ten years’ experience in the design of pumps, engines, compressors or similar rotating equipment
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems / fluid dynamics
  • Carrying out engineering/stress calculations
  • Proficient in Inventor, AutoCAD, Excel, Word & PDM
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Creative approach when generating new designs
  • Thorough grasp of engineering & design principles
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Capable of picking up projects & seeing them through to completion
  • Good communication skills
  • Good practical approach to problem solving
  • Structural & process experience would be an advantage
  • Any electrical experience would be an advantage


Contact:   Tracy Truan