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Senior Engineers

Posted by Gary Taylor on Dec 8, 2020 6:09:32 PM


Senior Engineers





Profession/Career Strand


Reports to (Job Title)

Engineering Manager



Contract Type

Permanent Contract 


Role Purpose & Department Purpose 

To design, develop and manage innovative solutions within the marine security and defence markets. To oversee the product development process from initial concept to full production handover. 

The Role 

  • Manage the entire product development process from initial concepts to market release.
  • Design and develop new & existing products to internal and external customer driven specifications.
  • Engaging with internal commercial/technical teams and  remote offices, aligning product development to the business roadmap and customer/market requirements.
  • Verify and validate electro-mechanical designs using classical hand calculations, finite element analysis and experimental testing. This may involve assembly of mechanical prototypes, environmental and type approval testing as required on a project basis.
  • Work closely with the Quality and Production Planning teams to ensure a smooth and timely deliverable is achieved.
  • Work collaboratively with new and existing suppliers. 
  • To act as subject matter expert post-product design.
  • To maintain product documentation in compliance with ISO9001. Documentation contained within the department includes electronic and paper-based records in a number of different systems.
  • Provide regular status updates of workload, progress and issues to the Engineering Manager.
  • To contribute to the development of new working processes, practices, methods and equipment to improve efficiency levels, reduce costs etc.

Qualifications -

Educated to degree level. 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience - 


  • Recent & strong experience, expertise and capability in commercial product development, delivery & ongoing upport. 
  • Demonstrable experience in creating innovative products, designs & solutions. 
  • Ability to verify designs using hand calculations
  • Technical report writing skills. 


  • Experience of working within subsea instrumentation design including material selection and pressure vessel design.
  • Sonar system knowledge is desirable. 
  • Experience in developing products to CE/LVD compliance with knowledge of relevant codes, standards and applicable regulations. 
  • Experienced 3D CAD user (preferably Autodesk Inventor).

For more information or to apply for this role click Apply Now! or email Gary.Taylor@v-hr.com

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Topics: Marine