Senior Design Engineer/ Naval Architect

Undisclosed Company
Devon, Plymouth
£35 per hour
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower are delighted to be working with Babcock International on several temporary assignments.

The UK's leading maritime support business and the largest provider of engineering support services to the Royal Navy. With its broad range of engineering and technical skills, the division delivers a wide array of through-life engineering services to defence, commercial marine and energy markets in the UK and internationally.

The main duties will include, but are not limited too;

Design Function
* Providing design support in appropriate Discipline.
* Executing duties in accordance with Company procedures for, training, health and safety, personnel, quality and project requirements.
* Preparing and checking design documentation as required.
* Authorising design documentation as directed by Supervisor.
* Preparing Design Reviews
* Representing Group and/or Department as directed by Supervisor.
* Management of design teams as assigned by Supervisor.
* Supervising, planning and controlling work to time, cost and quality.
* Providing professional engineering support to surface ship, submarine, commercial and equipment projects.
* Providing business development support across Babcock Design & Technology
* Undertake system requirements capture, concept design and modelling.
* Undertake the interpretation of a design requirement into an achievable design solution.
* Manage staff as required in accordance with company and HR policies and procedures.
* To behave at all times in a manner commensurate with that of a professional engineer.
* Manage staff as required in accordance with company and HR policies and procedures.

* Managing of Design teams involved in the preparation of Commercial tenders.
* Preparing design estimates and schedules.
* Preparing Technical Reviews in support of tender responses requiring design input.

* Acting as Project Design Manager responsible to Project Manager for Projects.
* Providing technical recommendations for selecting sub-contractors and/or suppliers.
* Providing liaison/management of technical aspects of work carried out by sub-contractors
* Liaising with Project to resolve Project issues.
* Liaising with Production to resolve manufacturing problems.

Non Nuclear
* Business Stream Directors and their Business Development Managers providing SQEP resource where possible.
* Projects Managers - Project related issues.
* Design/Technical Managers - Design/Technical issues. Task orientated.
* Babcock International Group entities - FNC, LSC, Appledore
* Subcontractors - Supply of equipment's and services
* Production/Fabricators: to resolve technical queries.
* External and internal clients for MOD and commercial tasks

Salary and Hours

£35.00 per hour
6 month contract working 37 hours per week
7.30am start time.

Post Holder is authorised to:
* Undertake the supervision, preparation and checking of design documentation.
* Represent Babcock in areas appropriate to experience and discipline when requested to do so.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

It is preferable that the post-holder has a minimum of a second class degree or comparable academic standard in an appropriate discipline and to hold or be eligible for application to hold, Chartered Engineer status via an appropriate institution. However, personnel with relevant experience may be considered suitable.

Demonstrable evidence of having worked in the field of the appropriate Discipline design, analysis and technical management at an appropriate level.

If this is something you are interested in, please apply below today!

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Cerys Piper on 01752 669644.

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