Senior Engineer - Noise and Vibration

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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    Up to £43.20 per hour

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    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Purpose of Role:

Undertake Noise and Vibration modelling and analysis to provide advice and guidance to the Platform Designers to ensure that the ship's acoustic signature targets are met.

Responsible for the delivery of Noise and Vibration modelling and analysis tasks, delivering against the project design requirements.

Technical Knowledge of:

Noise and Vibration modelling techniques including, Underwater Radiated Noise (URN) and Airborne Noise (ABN) including propagation mechanisms and noise-reduction techniques

Platform design and integration, with particular reference to signature reduction and control techniques.

Modelling techniques signatures

Experience of engineering design processes

Tasks and Activities:

Working with the Engineering Manager - Underwater Radiated Noise (URN) to deliver the CSC Signatures modelling and analysis activities.

Responsible for delivering the modelling, verification and validation against a scope of work and to schedule.

Co-ordinating own activities, including delivery of assessment and guidance of equipment, systems, ship integration and implementation to control the platform's signatures.

Maintaining Signatures predictions in line with the CSC design requirements; assisting with the mitigation of non-compliances and risks; working across project disciplines to achieve resolution.

Supporting the development of systems from concept to detailed design, ensuring compliance with appropriate requirements and design rules;

Supporting project assurance events such as design, margin and spacial reviews;

Supporting Supply Chain in the placement of contracts on suppliers;

Supporting system design development and integration into the platform;

Progressive refinement of noise and vibration models and analysis as maturity of data increases.


Typically degree qualified, likely to be in engineering or other related discipline.

Meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Body.

5 Years' experience in engineering or a defence related industry.

Good working experiences in more than one phase of the LCM, with sufficient experience of the total LCM to enable a good understanding of adjacent phases and through life engineering issues.

Experience of liaising with external stakeholders.

Possesses in-depth knowledge of most aspects within current discipline.

Good people management skills and experienced in a multi-disciplined engineering environment.

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.