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For almost 50 years we have recruited within some of the UK's most exciting industries including; Aerospace and Defence, Maritime Defence and Marine and Shipbuilding. We have developed long lasting relationships with clients specialising in various areas of shore based and off-shore based maritime defence, which has enabled us to provide a wide range of maritime jobs and defence jobs for our candidates across the UK.
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As the UK's Number One Technical Recruiter we have helped thousands of people secure their maritime career. We understand that maritime defence and security jobs are not always easy to find, this is why we work within various maritime sectors to provide our candidates with exclusive career opportunities. We specialise in providing a wide range of jobs so that our candidates have the best opportunity of finding a career that suits their skill-sets and aspirations.
From the Morson website candidates can discover exciting opportunities across the UK. From marine engineering jobs, to project managed technical shipping, there are always exciting jobs related to the marine industry to choose from. If you are looking for part time, full time or contract jobs in the maritime industry, or would like to find our more, visit the Morson website or get in touch with us today on 0161 707 1516.
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Our recruitment formula is simple, we embrace technology to deliver on results and put people first to maintain strong relationships. We work collaboratively with our clients and help them deliver on projects and achieve their business goals. We help businesses grow and complete projects through sourcing the right candidates for the right roles. We have offices based around the UK which allows us to provide on-site support to projects across the United Kingdom and ensure a tailored recruitment package.
We take the time to understand the requirements of our clients from a recruitment perspective and can help in the risk management / risk assessment preliminary stages to formulate a candidate attraction plan. Our experience in working with maritime defence and maritime security companies over the years has allowed us to develop a dynamic recruitment strategy and tailored service to that sector.
However, we also understand that not every project or placement is the same and do not believe in off the shelf recruitment. As a market leading recruiter, we always work hard to gain an enriched understanding of what it is our clients are looking for in a candidate. We then tailor our candidate attraction and screening processes around those requirements.
Areas that we can support:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Engineering Marine Specialties
- Defence Systems and Design
- Anti-Piracy Defence
- Onshore and Offshore Power Generation Projects
- Systems Engineering
- Lead Automation and Control
Whether you are looking for full time maritime professionals or are undertaking a project and require experienced contractors, we can help you find the right candidates to deliver success. Visit the Morson website to find out more about the service we provide or get in touch with us today on 0161 707 1516.
Electrical Fitter (Cranes)Plymouth, Devon
Electrical Fitter (Cranes) To start ASAP 3 months contract initially 36 hours standard Overtime and Shift work is a possibility Certificates required: 17th or 18th Edition + NVQ Level 3, apprenticeship or equivalent. Job description: Undertake the installation, repair, maintenance and manufacture of electrical systems as required on ships/submarine/land based systems in the marine defence and commercial industry. Read drawings, interpret work instructions and perform the work to time, cost and quality. Ability to overhaul and install a variety of electrical equipment in control, distribution and control systems covering areas such as weapons, navigation, sensors and communications systems. Installation and connection of cabling. Set to work by the use of test equipment. Carry out functional tests and surveys. Competent to use general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role of electrical fitter. Cleaning up of own work arisings. Slinging duties as required. Work at heights Any other task within the individual's competence as directed by the company. MOD clearance required (all selected applicants require to undergo through security clearance)
Senior Sonar EngineerDorchester, Dorset
Are you looking to join a successful and growing Engineering company? Morson International are working in partnership with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK in recruiting for a Senior Sonar Engineer. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK develop, supply and support cutting-edge maritime technology for customers worldwide. Based in Winfrith, Dorset, they work closely with the UK Royal Navy to create products which protect lives at sea. As a Senior Sonar Engineer at ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK, you will be given the opportunity to work in an innovative cutting-edge environment, undertaking projects across the entire engineering lifecyle, from novel research through to productisation and beyond into through-life supportability. A Senior Sonar Engineer role at ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in the development of the next generation of acoustic sensing systems that provide their customers with a technological advantage. The Scope: Technical lead for sonar product developments and research projects Working with Project Managers to ensure that all solutions are delivered to time, cost and quality Working with System Design Authorities, Product Managers and Project Managers to provide technical input and identify technical solutions for programmes. What we are looking for in you: You will be an experienced sonar engineer / scientist and have demonstrable knowledge of sonar principles and experience in the development of sonar subsystem components with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Sonar Sensors; Sonar data acquisition; Signal and data processing algorithm and Software development; Sonar data analysis; Sonar performance modelling; Underwater Acoustics and Sonar system integration. Understanding how sonar subsystem components and their data processing, system integration and overall sonar capability meets the user and system requirements is essential. You will be educated to at least Degree level (or equivalent) in Physics, Mathematics or Engineering (or similar related degree) with the ability to work within and/or lead a project team. Experience in the underwater defence and security domain is desirable but not essential.
Combat Systems - Ordnance Senior SpecialistInverclyde, Scotland
Job Description To carry out fault diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of Mechanical Tactical Weapons systems and equipment on all class of vessels. Duties Conduct planned maintenance, class modifications, alterations and additions on Tactical Weapons systems and equipment on board RN vessels. Diagnosis and rectification of defects (including OPDEFs) on Tactical Weapons systems and equipment as reported by ships staff, and where possible, the rectification of those defects in situ. Ensure correct Quality Documentation is reviewed and called for at commencement and throughout each activity. (AC17, AC28) Provide specialist advice and guidance to the customer on all aspects of Ordnance Tactical Weapons systems and equipment. Assist the Combat Systems Manager in maximising the utilisation, SQEP and the efficiency of the Ordnance section resource. Management / Supervisory Duties Management responsibility for Ordnance Specialists and assurance oversight of Combat Systems Mechanical Fitters. Supervision and training of ordnance specialists and Combat Systems Mechanical Fitters. Review and update complex weapon systems maintenance/repair procedures and documentation Participate in extensive technical discussions internally and externally with relevant design authorities/technical authorities with respect to solving challenging technical problems associated with weapons systems and equipment including the determination of risks presented during operations. Analysis of situations, events or processes to identify shortfalls and weaknesses in working practices. Develop and implement recommendations to address shortfalls and work with the Department's management in delivering change and continuous improvement. Decision Making Key decisions are made regarding ordnance weapons systems and equipment installations and removals including decisions on risks to the team during operations. Decisions require to be made where evolutions deviate from standard procedures in order to allow the safe completion of operations. Decisions are made as to when it is right to advise Ships' Staff and other stakeholders on operations and support equipment, in particular, when evolutions require to be halted in the interests of safety. Knowledge Weapons systems and equipment Weapon handling and discharge systems Masts and periscopes (desirable not necessary) Magazine floods and sprays T, A and V Class mechanical weapon systems Slinging and Fleeting operations Scaffolding operations COSHH Safe Systems of Work Risk Assessments Quality Assurance Health, Safety & Environment Planning processes Business applications To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.
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