Job Description

Mechanical Systems Engineer

A Mechanical Systems Engineer with Shipbuilding experience is required to work on a 6-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our defence client based in Portsmouth.

This is a six-month contract with a leading UK defence company.

Overview of the Mechanical Systems Engineer role

Tasking will include the review and interpretation of existing engineering guidance to understand the approved design change and on site survey to determine the completion status of the tasking in order to deliver the capability.

The role will also provide technical support to the delivery team during embodiment and the acceptance authority during trials and testing where required.

Key skills required for the Mechanical Systems Engineer

  • An understanding of design principles and approaches relevant to design activities plus a depth of understanding, knowledge and experience relevant to engineering design activities associated with Marine Systems preferably within complex warships.
  • The ability to apply engineering knowledge and experience to review proposed solutions to overcome technical and engineering challenges, ensuring resolution of conflicts and integration of Marine Systems design proposals into the platform to meet the Business and Customer programme.
  • An understanding of Business and MoD engineering design / safety management tools and processes.
  • An understanding of wider (external) industrial engineering activities and their influence/impact within the QEC programme and Maritime Services business.

If you are a Mechanical Systems Engineer with Shipbuilding experience looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on mellis@outsource-uk.co.uk or phone 0161 694 9196.

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