Principal Marine Engineer

Innovate Recruitment Ltd
40000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
02 Apr 2024
03 Apr 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Marine Engineer (Seamanship)

Location: Remote

Salary: Up to GBP55,000

Our client, a market leader in delivering cutting-edge technology driven Defence, aerospace, and security solutions, is seeking a Principal Engineer to become a valuable member of the Seamanship team in design.

The ideal candidate will come from a Marine Engineering/Naval Architect background.

You will manage the CSC Project Seamanship Team, leading and managing the technical work and engineering aspects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the delivery and integration of seamanship systems within the CSC program.
  • Develop procurement pack documentation, including technical equipment specifications.
  • Generate seamanship engineering deliverables.
  • Manage seamanship domain changes, including the preparation of Problem Reports and Change Requests, presenting to the Enterprise Change Board, and implementing approved changes.
  • Maintain close communication with customers regarding technical issues requiring their approval and acceptance.
  • Attend Project Assurance Reviews and associated Feeder Reviews.
  • Take responsibility for seamanship requirements and progressive acceptance activities.
  • Provide seamanship domain hazards, prepare, and approve safety assessments and documents, and participate in product safety working groups and hazard review working group meetings.
  • Create Layout Drawings, key plans, and schedules, and update the Windchill Product Lifecycle model.


  • Experience with Marine Engineering principles and practices.
  • Comprehensive understanding of various engineering disciplines, standards, and codes of practice applicable to the maritime industry.
  • Proficient knowledge of the maritime design, manufacturing, assembly, commissioning, integration, and testing lifecycle and associated processes.
  • Skilled in addressing challenges within multi-disciplinary engineering teams and reconciling conflicting requirements.
  • Seagoing experience utilising Seamanship systems is advantageous.
  • STEM subjects and professional qualifications, OR Time served Marine Engineer.


  • Remote (optional) 1 day a month essential travel to Glasgow.
  • Annual Bonus
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Cycle2work
  • Employee discounts

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