The Ministry of Defence has selected Team Resolute, comprising Harland & Wolff, Navantia UK and BMT, to build support ships for the Royal Navy with a £1.6 billion contract. Team Resolute has been appointed to deliver three crucial support ships to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), where such vessels will provide munitions, stores and provisions to the Royal Navy’s aircraft carriers, destroyers and frigates deployed at sea. This contract will come with investment in shipyard infrastructure to support the British shipbuilding sector, the investment will create one of the most advanced yards in the UK, significant for future export and domestic shipbuilding and offshore opportunities. Become part of something innovative.

In return, you will be given the opportunity to grow in new directions and offer a real contribution to UK shipbuilding. We will be offering a wide range of roles with strong career development across the group as means of ensuring future success. We would encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities, and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities.

Job Purpose: Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery System engineer will play a fundamental role in the delivery of newly constructed Fleet Solid Support Ships, ensuring that they are fully operational, safe, and compliant with all relevant regulations and standards before they are delivered to UK MOD and accepted into service. This critical position involves close collaboration with various departments, stakeholders, and subcontractors to ensure the successful completion and delivery of the Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery system.

The Role:

  • The successful candidate will be an experienced engineer with an expertise in complex systems build, integration, verification, validation, and acceptance of Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery Systems.
  • Understand the system development lifecycle from the requirement definition through to acceptance.
  • Support the dept. manager to preparation, maintain, and update the commissioning schedules of the systems and subsystems packages assigned to them.
  • Attend the FATs of equipment included within the system and subsystem packages.
  • work with the FSS engineering group in the drafting and approval of the HAT and SAT procedures.
  • Review the mechanical and electrical completion documentation presented as part of the official proposals for handover of their assigned systems and subsystems to the commissioning phase.

About You:

  • Educational Background: A bachelor’s degree in marine engineering, naval architecture, or a related field is typically required. A master’s degree in a relevant discipline can be advantageous.
  • Experience: Significant experience in shipbuilding, marine engineering, or ship commissioning roles is essential. Prior experience in managing complex commissioning projects is highly desirable.
  • Technical Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of ship systems, machinery, and equipment is essential. Familiarity with international maritime regulations and classification society rules is preferred.
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership abilities to manage a diverse team of professionals and subcontractors effectively.
  • Problem-Solving: Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve technical issues during commissioning.

The Package:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Medical Cover
  • Company Pension
  • On-site Parking
  • 33 days holiday
  • Opportunity to work on innovative project.

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Job Category: System Manager
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Belfast

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