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Marine Design Engineer

  • Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Sector: Engineering, Electronics / HW Design, Mechanical Engineering, Other
  • Date posted: 06/07/2017
  • Job reference: J364882A
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Marine Design Engineer - Plymouth

A market leading FTSE 100 Defence organisation is currently recruiting for a Marine Design Engineer to take on a permanent position ASAP. The company is highly regarded for its employee recognition and vital position in today's market place. You will be a driven individual who is looking to work in a fast paced environment with supportive team in a diverse and challenging environment working on the planning and production of drawings and associated documentation in support of Design Projects.

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Preparation / production of working drawings
  • Liaise with Project/Production/Contractors/Equipment Suppliers to overcome installation problems and provide support with technical queries
  • Assist Production/Test Groups with the compilation of Test Forms/Procedures
  • Develop innovative design solutions in reaction to operational defects or revised customer requirement
  • Approach equipment suppliers requesting technical specifications, price and lead time
  • Produce information and consider safety implications of designs in order to satisfy HAZOP requirements
  • Produce breakouts from Guidance information
  • Produce and maintain Project Dockets
  • Update Datum Pack Drawings / AutoCAD Working Drawings

The successful candidate will display the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • A basic understanding of engineering and design practice's as relevant to individual discipline
  • An understanding of Risk Management
  • Have an understanding of Company/Departmental procedure's relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements.
  • IT literate (AutoCAD, Microsoft office software)
  • Excellent communication skills , both written and verbal
  • Results driven to ensure work is delivered to time, quality and cost
  • Excellent team player who develops effective working relationships
  • Ensure the health and safety of self and others
  • Prepared to ask for help and guidance and act on this
  • Able to plan and organise own workload
  • Willing to learn and develop new skills
  • A basic understanding of the 'Through Life' documentation support requirements of the Ministry of Defence.
  • Knowledge of Naval ships and submarines preferable
  • Experience of a Design environment
  • ONC or an equivalent engineering academic qualification
  • Apprenticeship in relevant discipline / or relevant experience


What's on offer:

Competitive salary

25 days annual leave

Competitive pension contribution

Share Save Scheme

Childcare Voucher Scheme

Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 930 9775

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