RAS/FAS & Naval Deck Equipment (Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
Our marine business is offering an excellent opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to join the RAS/FAS Value Stream team at our offices in Gateshead, UK.
As a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, you will become part of the Marine industry’s leading edge. You’ll have the opportunity to use your skills and experience to the full, in an environment in which excellence is always paramount.
The Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will work as part of a multidisciplinary team producing designs for equipment associated with specialist Naval deck machinery, including Replenishment At Sea (RAS) equipment, winches, reelers and cranes. The position will entail whole life technical involvement from interpretation of customer requirements during tendering, through to concept development, detailed design, manufacturing support, testing and installation onboard the naval vessel. You will also be responsible for identifying and undertaking R&D and improvement activities to keep our product at the cutting edge of Naval technology.
Applicants with previous experience in the marine or offshore oil and gas industry are preferred.
We're at the forefront of innovation and experience in the Marine sector, and our product portfolio ranges from standalone products to complex integrated systems including ship design. A leading provider of propulsion and handling solutions for the maritime offshore, merchant and naval markets, we have more than 4,000 customers, with 70 naval forces and over 30,000 commercial vessels using our equipment.
Key responsibilities and job tasks
Qualification and experience requirements
Applicants should be used to working in a controlled documentation environment, be self-motivated, and have the attitude to contribute positively to a coherent team.
Good written and verbal communication skills are required together with the ability to interface effectively with formal external approval bodies such as marine classification societies and UK Ministry of Defence departments.
Some of the contracts undertaken are for the UK Ministry of Defence and as such the successful candidate will be required to successfully attain UK BPSS or SC Clearance with no caveats.
We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and benefits.
Trusted to deliver excellence.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Newcastle Upon Tyne