Structures Principal Engineer

North Lanarkshire
40.00 GBP Hourly
16 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need.
  • Carry out relatively complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability.
  • Prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.
  • Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
  • Act as main point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives.
  • Support the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids.
  • Carry out team planning, risk management and ensure quality across all scopes of work.
  • Develop the team through the L&D and performance management process.
  • Carry out technical investigations, and assess/provide recommendations regarding consequences.
  • Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Global Analysis - Bending moments, residual strength, Extreme stress assessments, Fatigue
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Seats (Cat A + Cat B)
  • Materials and Welding
  • Coatings and Corrosion
  • Class Rules - LR
  • First Fixings
  • Production Support (eg Lifting & Turning, shock calcs, build strategy, etc.)
  • Typically Degree qualified, likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline.
  • Meet the requirements for registration as Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Body.
  • Experience in engineering or a defence related industry.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals within current discipline.
  • Recognised and consulted as one of the experts within at least one domain or for possessing deep knowledge of several domains within current discipline.
  • Sufficient breadth of knowledge of warship design.
  • Strong people management skills and leadership experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment.

What we're looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/problem solving/decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Glasgow

Rate: ??40.00 per hour

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