Job title: Senior Design Engineer - Structure (Yachts)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £58,000.00
Location: Southampton, UK
Job published: 12/11/2022
Job ID: 32657

Job Description

The Senior Design Engineer is responsible for providing a skilled contribution to the design work for assigned projects within the company and maintaining the technical requirements and the standard of deliverables required within the discipline. Using their knowledge and experience to provide support and guidance to colleagues across all disciplines and where appropriate for the coordination and technical supervision of colleagues working within their discipline on a project by project basis. Actively managing the quality of work produced and completing assigned tasks in a timely and transparent manner. Supporting and developing new ideas, designs and ways of working as part of the company’s ongoing investment in R&D and continuous improvement.



  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience in the marine industry.
  • Self-motivation and time management to meet agreed targets and deliverables deadlines.
  • Personal time planning, including feedback to support in the definition of resource requirements, time budgets and deliverables deadlines.
  • Proven ability to process technical problems and effectively seek out the correct technical solution using sound engineering judgement.
  • Demonstrates communication and behavioural competencies in alignment with or exceeding BMT Career Level expectations.
  • Commercial awareness, with the ability to ensure that works are being carried out and completed to an appropriate standard and level of detail, measured against the contracted deliverables and tracked against the agreed budget.
  • The ability to produce clear and well-presented drawings and plans to a suitable quality and standard.



  • 2D CAD (AutoCAD) to produce design information (Expert skill level).
  • 2D/3D CAD and other specialist software as required to produce and to review design information.
  • MS Office to develop reports, spreadsheet data and presentation information.
  • Knowledge and understanding of statutory regulations and Classification and Flag rule sets.
  • Knowledge and experience of ship structural design as applied to structural arrangements.
  • Knowledge and understanding of structural analysis.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ship systems design and its impact upon integration.
  • Knowledge and experience of luxury yacht and/or specialist vessel outfit and the requirements for equipment integration, preferably with direct shipyard experience