Installation and Commissioning Lead Engineer

Website Hudson Shribman

Job Title: Principal Engineer – Installation and Commissioning Lead

Location: Broad Oak with regular travel expected to UK naval shipyards, e.g., Glasgow Portsmouth & Edinburgh. Hybrid working 2/3 days per week in home/office.

What you’ll be doing:

  • To undertake the Engineering leadership role for the Installation and Commissioning of Combat Systems Hardware Products
  • Determination of the processes to be enacted for the installation and commissioning of CS Hardware Product onto target platforms and land-based support locations
  • Overseeing the physical installation of CS Hardware Products.
  • Liaison with, and coordination of CS and external resources in order to facilitate physical installation, integration and commissioning up to final acceptance
  • Devising and owning the plan of work to be undertaken, identifying dependencies, and ensuring these are in place and the activities are progressing to plan
  • Acting as the point of contact for each location during the install and commissioning phases
  • Being present to coordinate planned activities associated with the installation and commissioning of CS hardware products
  • Estimating, planning and coordinating all material and people resourcing required for the execution of the work to be, and being undertaken

Your skills and experiences:


  • Engineering background
  • Experience in a defence related industry
  • Understanding and articulating the engineering lifecycle
  • Understanding how technical reviews ensure product viability
  • Proficient in process planning and generating technical documentation


  • Specific knowledge of ship type IT system hardware
  • Experience of dockyard environment
  • General Combat Systems products
  • Experience of process to get hardware and system deliveries on to Naval platforms
  • Knowledge of requirements for Product Safety & (Physical) Environmental impacts
  • Production of electrical data connectivity and power cabling
  • Electrical safety testing
  • Mechanical assembly techniques and tools
  • Experience with Commercial Off The Shelf (CoTS) hardware


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts.

As a Principal Engineer – Installation and Commissioning Lead team:

You will be responsible for the Process for Installation and Commissioning of hardware to support the Combat Systems business product. As a The Principle Engineer you will report into the Concurrent Product Development Group Manager.

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