Commissioning Section Manager

09 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Commissioning Section Manager – Rosyth, Scotland – 6 month contract - £30.00/h Ltd or £23.70 PAYE + holiday

Purpose of role:

To drive, lead, manage and oversee the Commissioning Engineer team, in the delivery of Test Forms, sea trials and engineering support requirements to all ships of class and to influence the design and schedule so that it is achieved safely and cost effectively.

* Manage the operation of T&C safe systems of work that complies with the company’s procedures on SHE legislation to ensure the safety of all personnel on-site who work on or near ship’s systems.
* Responsible to the Commissioning Manager for all the engineering issues relating to the equipment and systems under his control.
* To drive the development, co-ordination and delivery of the test & trials programme, to the criteria stated, pro-actively engaging with suppliers to ensure they meet the requirements of the level 3 programme.
* Management of the T&C Cost accounts, by monitoring and controlling actual spends against planned and controlling overtime.
* Direct management and leadership in developing the team to achieve T&C business objectives.
* Implementing processes and procedures to mitigate test and trials related programme business risks.


* Must have logical commissioning and ship build functional and schedule understanding to promote valued engineering and earned value management. The challenge of early delivery, target achievement and anticipation of the customers’ needs will require to be demonstrated.
* Specialist operator experience / qualifications in the marine sector.
* Ideally Educated to Engineering Degree level (or equivalent) or hold a strong HND/HNC (or equivalent) with the relevant engineering experience.
* Experience in engineering leadership/management in the defence sector or related industry.
* Technical authority in one or more recognised business areas.
* Commercial awareness, including account construction, management of sub-contractors and risk management.
* Practical experience in commissioning and operation of marine systems
* Strong people management skills and leadership experience in a multi- disciplined engineering environment.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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