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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Engineering

Shanghai, CN

Hydraulic Designer


MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a wide portfolio of products, services and solutions. Building on our extensive oil & gas expertise, we are developing a strong position as a provider of offshore renewable energy solutions.

Purpose of the position

Responsible for hydraulic system design and engineering within the allocated contract.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Hydraulic design for a single complicated item, or several/all uncomplicated items within a contract.
  • Under the supervision of a Senior Designer, the Designer is responsible for multiple/all items of  a more complicated type of equipment.
  • Quality of work and delivery produced by allocated resources and sub-contractors.
  • Planning and follow-up of allocated resources, reporting to Design Responsible and Line Manager (and/or Control Systems Manager in Europe) 
  • Support R&D/Standard in NC-processes and product development

Hydraulic design includes by definition:

  • Drawings (Production of Layout drawings, Schematic Drawings, Bills of material, spare parts-lists). 
  • Calculation (Calculation of pressure and flow characteristic and calculating of pipe sizes, valve sizes, pump and motor sizes).
  • Classification regulations (From given parameters, designing in accordance to regulations, and choosing adequate equipment).

Other information:

  • Responsibility to comply with Cargotec policies and Code of Conduct, MacGregor QEHS Statement, and instructions and requirements as found in the Integrated Management System

What you’ll need to succeed


  • B. Sc. Engineering, or similar


  • 5 years experience of hydraulic system design


  • Hydraulic engineering
  • CAD
  • Function, design and construction of CAS products
  • Design processes and routines
  • Rules and regulations
  • Planning
  • Teamwork
  • Communication

You will be part of

Working with the Key Stakeholders:

  • Internal: CAS DR, Purchasing, GSD manuals, Commissioning, GSD Warranty
  • External: Suppliers of components and products; Shipyards


MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.