Principal Naval Architect 50039

Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: William Hammond

Princpal Engineer - Naval Architechture

Principal Engineer needed for a leading worldwide Aerospace & Defence company, this role is based in Barrow-in-Furness who are looking to employ an experienced Princpal Engineer with a Naval Architect background.

The successful Princpal Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
    * Enhanced annual leave
    * Competitive Pension Plan
    * Career Progression
    * Company contributed Share Incentive
    * Flexible working programme
    * childcare vouchers
    * Cycle2work
    * local and national employee discounts
    * Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Princpal Engineer will include:

  • Providing support to the definition and development of user, system and sub system requirements through to demonstration of acceptance
    * Undertaking hull form design, optimisation and development whilst simultaneously incorporating hydrodynamic performance, appendage design and integration
    * Conducting assessments of buoyancy and stability characteristics for concept and detailed design phases
    * Managing the stability for boats and ships in water during commissioning phases
    * Making predictions of manoeuvring and control performance through mathematical, computational and physical modelling methods
    * Conducting manoeuvring assessments including; open ocean surfaced, periscope depth and deeply submerged, coastal waters, shallow water and restricted channels
    * Providing technical support to launch and support sea trials

What you need to be the successful Princpal Engineer:

In order to be the successful Princpal Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering or relevant engineering degree or equivalent
    * Demonstrable experience in Design reports and calculations
    * Demonstrable experience in working with key stakeholders and being customer focused
    * Knowledge of the submarine or surface ship industry
    * Knowledge of stability analysis using packages such as Paramarine, Aviva or FORAN
    * Demonstrable experience with CAD packages such as Rhino or AutoCAD
    * Knowledge of hydrodynamic analysis, including CFD tools such as FLUENT or STARCCM
    * Demonstrable experience of model testing and trials

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Princpal Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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