Senior Projects Engineer

Hudson Shribman
Farnborough, UK
27 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Project Engineer


A well-established and award winning manufacturing company, specialising in the design and production of marine acoustic technology.

Job Role

To deliver projects - develop and co-ordinate bespoke engineering solutions to customer requirements.

  • Review and interpret the customer requirements to assist Project Managers in creating bespoke products and systems. This may involve the external sourcing of new components or the creation of sketches, mock-up diagrams, special-to-type test equipment etc.
  • Assist Project Managers to execute and monitor Project Plans for the delivery of bespoke customer equipment driving the timely production and delivery of units from the design stages through to finished systems.
  • To prepare and review customer deliverable documentation including bespoke User Manuals, ESS Test results, FAT results, Qualification Test results and Customer specific documentation.
  • To develop and undertake rigorous bench, in-water and environment testing procedures to validate the integrated hardware, firmware, software elements and deliverable configured systems.
  • To identify and rectify diagnosed faults from module through to system level using personal expertise or other specialist internal resources.
  • To ensure all manufacturing, test, design change, problem reports and support documentation is completed in compliance with internal Company procedures and Customer quality requirements including Unit test procedures, System FATs, SATs.
  • To prepare, submit and control Project documentation to individual customer requirements such as manuals, manufacturing record books, interface specifications, handling procedures, storage procedures, test and inspection plans.
  • To represent the Company as a recognised technical authority throughout Customer Acceptance testing procedures ensuring all arising issues are dealt with to the full satisfaction of the Customer.
  • To share customer support with the internal field engineering resources, ensuring enough availability of advice, guidance and practical assistance to the Customer both onshore and offshore for the duration of the bespoke systems lifecycle.

Ad hoc Information

Team: A member of the Projects Group

Market: Oil majors, Offshore Oil & Gas operating companies, Government bodies, and major systems integrators.

Travel: Occasional UK and International travel. In a typical year this may involve up to 4 UK visits of 1 week to the trials facility. Additionally, 1 or 2 possible international offshore trips per year of approximately 2 weeks duration each.

Qualifications and Knowledge

• Educated to degree level BSc/BEng or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or similar.

  • Knowledge of Lab testing equipment such as Oscilloscopes and DVM's.
  • Working knowledge of product development process lifecycle and the various stages within
  • A current driving license valid in the UK


  • Ability to deliver results through others
  • Experience of liaising directly with customers and delivering the highest possible levels of customer service
  • Experience of liaising directly with all levels of seniority both internally and externally to a business
  • Proven history of running environmental and system testing with documented results.

Personal Skills
  • Excellent planning and organising (especially work scheduling, prioritising and multi-tasking)
  • Self motivated.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • Problem solving & fault finding
  • Results driven
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Analytical
  • Attention to detail
  • Influencing and persuasive
  • Creative

If you are looking for an exciting career in marine acoustics, please contact me for further details.

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