JAM Recruitment Ltd

Principal Engineer - Acoustics-NVH-CFD-Modeller

Global defence company is actively seeking 3 Principal Engineers to join their company working on an initial 6-month contract working on underwater acoustics projects.

The Role:

The primary role of the team is to provide Signature Control and Management services to the Submarine Design and Build.

This is accomplished through the delivery of the Acoustic and non-Acoustic Signature performance requirements specified in new submarine build contracts to ensure the stealth capability of the platform is achieved.

The core duties will require ability in some of the following niche key skills, mostly relating to either Acoustic or non-Acoustic specialisation, it is not expected that all skills are available from the successful candidate.

  • Responsibilities

    Assessing supplier's equipment delivery, taking into consideration:

  • Design for Acoustics, Noise and Vibration performance, or non-acoustics.

  • Proposed Acoustics, Noise and Vibration or non-acoustic qualification methods,

  • Acoustics, Noise and Vibration or non-acoustic qualification results.

  • The aim is to ensure supplier's delivery is compliant with the Dreadnought Class Acoustics, Noise and Vibration and non-acoustic requirements.

  • Proving design and Acoustics, Noise and Vibration or non-Acoustic qualification guidance to suppliers in support of their aim to achieve qualification.

  • Acoustics, Noise and Vibration or non-Acoustic engineering design support and assessment to the spatial and structural integration of equipment and distributed systems throughout the Dreadnought Class platform.

  • Support and undertake Acoustics, Noise and Vibration or non-Acoustic analysis activities, as required to achieve qualification of equipment and equipment integration to the platform.

    This includes guidance both internal to the project and to suppliers.

  • Support to Acoustic and non-Acoustic Signature qualification activities being undertaken by the Dreadnought Class Project.

  • Key Accountabilities:

    • Determining areas requiring technical investigation and acting to deliver.

    • Leading on Acoustic Signatures, Noise and Vibration or non-Acoustic Signature related project activities being addressed across project areas within the Dreadnought Programme.

    • Management of sub-contracted Signature engineering work.

    Key Outputs/Deliverables:

    • Support to whole submarine and equipment Acoustic Signature, Noise and Vibration or non-Acoustic Signature requirement compliance.

    • Support to achieve compliance with the Signatures Policy and associated design requirements.

    • Acoustics, Noise and Vibration or non-Acoustic modelling, analysis and integration into the whole submarine design.

    The Individual


    STEM degree, or equivalent with experience (HNC or HND) in a technical subject - all disciplines will be considered but especially
    engineering, science, mathematics, physics, oceanography.

    Proficient in at least one of the following: noise and vibration/ acoustics/ NVH/ non-acoustic signatures/ CFD/ mathematical modelling/ electro-magnetics.

    Proven track record in problem solving.


    Knowledge and experience of Maritime Engineering.

    Demonstrable experience of team working.

    Ideal candidate will have no less than 5 years experience working as a technical engineer or scientist.

    We are looking for someone of Principal Engineer/Scientist or Consultant standard.

    Company Information:

    This position is for a global aerospace/ defence organisation has many sites around the UK, employing over 80,000 talented people.

    With an innovative culture, they produce the most advanced products within the industry which promotes their world renowned reputation.

    Holding a large market share, this company offers each contractor an opportunity to gain security clearance therefore you must be willing to undergo this procedure.

    Furthermore, there's the possibility of longer hours, repeat work and longer contract durations for gifted candidates.

    Due to the nature of this work, we can only accept applications from UK Nationals.

    To Apply:

    If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to Chris Hill via the apply button! Alternatively, if you know anyone who is looking, feel free to get them in touch, referral fees paid!

    JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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    • Start: asap
    • Duration: 6 months
    • Rate: Up to £57 per hour + Negotiable
    • Location: Cumbria, England
    • Type: Contract
    • Industry: Military
    • Recruiter: JAM Recruitment Ltd
    • Tel: 0161 905 5177
    • Fax: 0845 658 0419
    • Email: to view click here
    • Posted: 2019-01-12 06:05:10 -

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