Design Engineer in portsmouth

portsmouth, united kingdom
job category
Design Engineer
job type
£ 40,000 - £ 45,000 per year
reference number
toby burden, randstad cpe
01489 560130
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job description

Design Engineer

Are you a highly experienced Design Engineer who is passionate about making a difference in a small team? Do you have the drive to make a difference? Are you looking for a new position to work within a manufacturing facility? Do you have a great eye for detail? If so, then this might be the job for you.

We require an excellent Mechanical Design Engineer to join one of the most exciting start up businesses in defence manufacturing. This is on a permanent basis located in around the Portsmouth area.

Role Purpose

Responsibilities include:

  • Applying and managing requirements to drive the development of design solutions for mechanical equipment and systems.

  • Undertaking design substantiation via calculation for marine mechanical systems and equipment. This shall include mechanical simulation/analysis in the areas of structures, fluids and heat transfer, incorporating appropriate optimisation.

  • Applying analysis outputs to demonstrate compliance with safety, functional and performance requirements.

  • Liaising with test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required to satisfy the needs of a project.

  • Demonstratable experience in marine systems engineering roles.

  • Knowledge of the systems engineering lifecycle and an ability to apply good systems engineering practices to your work.

  • Carrying out relatively complex technical surveys and investigations, including the evaluation and selection of technical options.

  • Producing technical reports and guidance packages to help resolve problems and improve engineering capability.

  • Managing design work in appropriate engineering disciplines.

  • Executing duties in accordance with Company procedures for training, health and safety, personnel, quality and project requirements.

  • Developing design documentation as required.

  • Controlled issuing of drawings for production.

  • Work with specialist subject areas including pressurised air and gas systems, hydraulic systems, and cooling systems.

  • Compile/collate vessel mechanical test documents for first of class build.

  • Assist with Bill of Materials/part creation.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Mechanical engineering qualifications to degree level

  • Experience working with CAD systems (NX is preferable)

  • Maritime experience is a plus, but whatever your track record, high levels of technical expertise, personal drive and strong communication skills are particularly important.

  • Candidates will have experience in a relevant environment with a sound working knowledge of mechanical power engineering design principles.

  • Experience with preparing and submitting detailed design specifications of high value projects.

  • Working with a close-knit team in design and development.

  • Ability to investigate, develop, evaluate, report, advise and implement engineering solutions.

  • Well-developed engineering and management skills with a strong understanding of maritime systems.

  • Experience in the design phase of major maritime programs, including the development and management of requirements.

  • Test and commissioning experience.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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