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Design Engineer


The main purpose of this role is to assist in the design and development of both new and existing projects, from modelling components through to producing fully resolved drawings to be issued to production.  

Main Tasks:

  • To design and produce production drawings for various components and sub-assemblies for both new and existing projects, primarily using Siemens NX 3-D design software but also using Autocad 2-D as required.

  • To design, model and draft all aspects of systems and machinery including engine geometry for shaft, surface drive, outdrive, outboard and POD installations.

  • To design, model and draft steering, thrusting and stabilisation systems within the hull assembly.

  • To design, model and draft exhaust systems and machinery combustion and ventilation air systems.

  • To design, model and draft engine room fire suppression systems, fire hydrant and emergency bilge systems.

  • To work with and be able to lay out all essential systems within a vessel, such as Black, Grey, Fresh, HVAC, Fuel Oil, Compressed Air, Hydraulics

  • To be able to communicate all design information clearly to others involved in the design and production of the project (working in liaison with the purchasing and planning departments).

  • To ensure that parts are populated into the S-Drive excel sheets which is in turn then used to populate the SAP grandfather bill of materials (GBOM)

  • To be able to work on projects as part of a small and focused team as well as issuing design information to tight deadlines with minimum supervision where required.

  • To produce drawings that are suitable for production, classification societies and formatted in such a way that they are suitable for owner’s manuals.

  • To continually strive to develop personal skill and knowledge in all aspects of marine design, to enable future advancement in both personal ability, and future larger products.

The successful candidate will need:

  • Experience of design, production/engineering using 3-D and 2-D design software.

  • Experience within the marine industry is not a necessity, but it would be beneficial to the job holder.

  • Would ideally suit a Design Engineer or Marine Engineer.

  • Computer literacy is a requirement, with a sound knowledge of 3-D design software, Autocad 2-D design software and spreadsheet ability preferred.

Closing date for applications: 20 March 2015

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