Senior Engineer

Are you an experienced Project Manager with composite experience?
Do you want to work in a dynamic maritime environment?
Are you seeking a company with a full order book with a strong variety of projects?

Our client is looking for a new project manager to come on board and manage a series of new and existing customers providing them with quality composite parts. Working on larger company projects or running customer projects directly. This is a varied and exciting role working within a secure part of the Marine Industry that is always developing.


  • Co-ordination of projects through concept to delivery

  • Commercial responsibility & estimating

  • Account management of customers

  • Develop innovative manufacturing solutions for parts

  • Input into progress all new items, maintenance, and upkeep of BOM’s

  • Loading sales orders, ensuring delivery notes are provided for all projects

  • Establishing clear requirements for the project with the customer prior to commencement of manufacture

  • Preparing engineering management plans

  • Produce clear work instructions for manufacturing staff

  • Using direct procurement or delegating procurement activities ensuring materials are made available in a timely manner

  • Modify existing layup books and sign off sheets, reacting to quality issues and evolving parts

  • Working with quality team to ensure best practices

  • Project manage component manufacture through factory and working with external suppliers as necessary

  • Co-ordination of part manufacture on the shop-floor with production supervisors

  • Assistance with operating and maintaining shop-floor equipment such as Autoclaves and ovens

  • Maintain full and up to date knowledge of relevant technical and quality areas

  • Negotiation of variations to contract / job

  • Ensuring the accounts department are kept up to date with invoicing, WIP and assisting them with chasing overdue payments

The ideal candidate has:

  • Strong technical project management experience

  • Composite experience

  • Commercial Marine, Defence or Aerospace experience

  • Good communication skills with team members and clients

  • Be willing to travel internationally

  • Self-motivated, ability to prioritise workload


  • Educated to Degree level in Engineering

  • Experience with designing in Siemens NX or Solidworks

  • Naval experience

Overall, this is an exciting opportunity within a leading manufacturer in the Dorset area, you’ll be given the opportunity to lead and manage projects, attend national and international events, and continue to hone your experience.

If this role is ticking all the boxes for you we would love to hear from you!
Send me your CV Today!

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