Lead Mechanical Engineer – Testing

Lead Mechanical Engineer – Testing

Baker Hughes

Florence, Italy

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned individual and team projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product/program requirements;
  • Provide technical leadership to personnel/cross functional teams supporting the assigned project;
  • Implement plans with guidance to meet technical requirements of assigned components and systems;
  • Develop action plans with guidance to respond to issues/problems;
  • Lead or participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues;
  • Recommend, with guidance, the approach to meet the technical and program requirements;
  • Participate and present or review in technical and program reviews;
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

Lead Mechanical Engineer – Testing will be focused on the following activities:

  • Design of testing facilities and auxiliary systems, to get the desired boundary conditions for the machinery/sub-assembly under testing;
  • Selection and specification of shaft line systems (gear boxes, couplings…);
  • Design of piping/gas loops and ducting systems;
  • Design of supporting structures and baseplates;
  • Design of modification machining of turbomachinery parts for special instrumentation;
  • Design of special tooling for instrumentation application and prototypes assembly;
  • Coordinate and support outsourced engineering work, monitor their quality (FTY), timing (OTD) and productivity;
  • Manage and control drawings and specifications;
  • Support assemblies and facilities installation/commissioning and instrumentation application;
  • Maintain synergies with Machine Design Engineers, Chief Engineering Office, O&G hardware and tools development.

During the day to day work activities, the Lead Design Engineer - Testing will be in touch with:

  • Test Project Engineering and Electric & Instrumentation Design teams to evaluate machine instrumentation requirements vs. process conditions; transducers installation constrains and working conditions; test rig and auxiliary systems requirements and relevant design solutions;
  • Machine Design team to assess and review proposed machine parts modifications for instrumentation application and routing, as well as define and review test enabling HW arrangement;
  • Sourcing team to align purchased products, systems and services to technical specs;
  • Workshop Testing Operations team to support installation/operation and commissioning phases and facilitate troubleshooting and RCA’s.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 5 years of experience in Engineering);
  • At least 3 additional years of experience in Engineering position;
  • Significant experience in rotating machines development testing or industrial plant and/or auxiliary systems engineering;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Knowledge of 2D (Autocad) and 3D CAD tools (Unigraphics NX or similar);
  • Familiar with instrumentation and transducers technologies applied to turbomachinery;
  • Knowledge of PED, CPR, Machinery, ATEX directives and relevant applicable regulations/standards.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated experience in piping and auxiliary systems design;
  • Ability to design structural items and auxiliary equipment through verification and hand calculation relying on his/her own expertise, on his/her knowledge of International Standard (ISO, API, ASME, etc.) and on his/her capability to understand and model physic behavior through specific tools (e.g. ANSYS, CAESAR, Flowmaster, Matlab/Simulink);
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams;
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills;
  • Proven analytical and organizational capability;
  • Strong communication skills and aptitude to team working;
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously;
  • Initiative, dynamism and team coordination skills;
  • EU work permit.

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