Job Description

Senior Engineer - Outfit

A Senior Engineer with Outfit experience is required to work on a 6-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our defence client based in Glasgow.

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

Overview of the Senior Engineer - Outfit role

The role holder will require knowledge and experience of naval and / or commercial ship outfit systems with the experience to support system and spatial integration issues with other disciplines.

Outfit includes the design or operation of:-

  • Deck coverings, Coatings, Insulation & Linings
  • Accommodation and Wet Spaces
  • Medical
  • Ship's Access & Escape (i.e. doors, hatches, ladders. etc.)
  • Evacuation & Lifesaving
  • Removal routes
  • Produce Layout Drawings for Outfit compartments for review by stakeholders and to allow Stage 2 to correctly model these spaces.
  • Update Windchill PLM with mature parts, systems, occurrences and compartment data to ensure it correctly presents the baseline design.
  • Prepare technical equipment specifications; develop designs in line with all specifications and standards and co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure delivery to the agreed specification.
  • Produce Procurement Pack documentation.
  • Co-ordinate with systems engineers and detail designers on the integration of Outfit systems.
  • Support and attend FATs, HATs and SATs during the build, commissioning and trials phases.
  • Support acceptance activities for Outfit facilities and equipment.

Key skills required for the Senior Engineer - Outfit

  • Typically degree qualified (not essential), likely to be in a Technology, Engineering or Science related discipline
  • Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council
  • Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements
  • Good Experience in an Outfit Ship Design environment.
  • Strong understanding of Detail Design Requirements as immediate customer in Engineering Lifecycle
  • Experience with CAD software like AutoCAD or FORAN is desirable.

If you are a Senior Engineer with Outfit experience looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196.

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