Up to £39.6 per hour
12 days ago
Our Client has an immediate requirement for a Senior Outfit Engineer to undertake a defined range of Wholeship - Integration activities including Outfit systems, compartment design and integration activities in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements. Supplying advice and support to internal and external customers ensuring defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and service requirements.
The successful Candidate will require knowledge and experience of naval and / or commercial ship outfit systems with the experience to support system and spatial integration issues with other disciplines.
Outfit includes the design or operation of:-
Deck coverings, Coatings, Insulation & Linings
Accommodation and Wet Spaces
Ship's Access & Escape (i.e. doors, hatches, ladders. etc.)
Evacuation & Lifesaving
Commissariat, Galley & Laundry
Offices, Stores (incl. refrigerated) & Workshops
Human Factors awareness
Damage Control & Portable Firefighting
Equipment Procurement Packs
Rule sets: Def. Standards, Lloyds, Naval Rules
Compartment and Product Safety
Produce Layout Drawings for Outfit compartments for review by stakeholders and to allow Stage 2 to correctly model these spaces.
Update Windchill PLM with mature parts, systems, occurrences and compartment data to ensure it correctly presents the baseline design.
Prepare technical equipment specifications; develop designs in line with all specifications and standards and co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure delivery to the agreed specification.
Produce Procurement Pack documentation.
Co-ordinate with systems engineers and detail designers on the integration of Outfit systems.
Support and attend FATs, HATs and SATs during the build, commissioning and trials phases.
Support acceptance activities for Outfit facilities and equipment.
Support HAZIDs and Safety Reviews.
Support Design Reviews and Zonal Reviews.
Develop Ship design specifications under guidance and carry out Engineering Design activities in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, examples being development of outfit packages and General Arrangements.
Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying Outfit processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need.
Carry out technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the design of improvements.
Contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or engineering team to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation.
Liaise with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters.
Managing a small Engineering team.
Review, check & sign off calculations/documents completed by Outfit Engineers.
Make Engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.
Contribute to engineering team decisions to support the effective performance of the team.
Answer technical queries about own work within their level of knowledge and competency
Undertake general business and other design and integration activities, in support of maturing the design, as directed by Line Management.
Typically degree qualified (not essential), likely to be in a Technology, Engineering or Science related discipline
Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council
Good experience in engineering or a defence related industry.
Possesses good knowledge of all aspects within current discipline
Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements
Has sufficient capability to be able to make correct trade-off decisions
Good Experience in an Outfit Ship Design environment.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to management and peers.
Displays flexibility through response to radical changes.
Strong understanding of Detail Design Requirements as immediate customer in Engineering Lifecycle
Experience with CAD software like AutoCAD or FORAN is desirable.
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.