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Chief Engineer - Surface Ships

Karlskrona, Sweden
Closing date
3 October 2021
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Are you passionated about naval surface ships and would like to be a key player when Saab Kockums develops surface ships? As Chief Engineer Surface Ships you shall ensure that Saab Kockums surface ships are safe, reliable and that all requirements are fulfilled. You will be forced to take difficult design decisions and each day will be unique and challenging.

Your role

As Chief Engineer Surface Ships you shall actively ensure that the technical requirements are fulfilled, that the technical design solutions are in line with best practice and that authorized design processes are followed. 

Main tasks:

  • Review and approve product specifications and verification programs

  • Actively ensure that the design work follows the stated design process

  • Assess technical maturity at design reviews

  • Actively ensure that the technical requirements are fulfilled

  • Actively ensure that design and systems solutions are in line with best practice customers are intended to use them.

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People Philosophy here 

Your profile

We believe that you have a deep knowledge about naval surface ships and how our customers are intended to use them. You have a thorough understanding of requirements and their mutual relationships. You can in a confident way present ideas and technical solutions internally and externally.

Required skills:

  • Minimum Master of Science in engineering or equivalent

  • Minimum 10 years working experience in shipbuilding industr

  • Minimum 5 years leadership experience

  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • Experience from operating naval surface ships

  • Experience from analyzing requirements

  • Experience from several relevant technical areas of expertize

  • Working knowledge of business practices and legislations

What you will be a part of

You will collaborate with experienced engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters career development and personal growth. You will be part of the Project Management Team for each surface ship project and works closely with the Main Project Manager and the Technical Project Manager. Your line organization will be the Chief Engineer Office, with other highly experienced Chief Engineers.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.