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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Production and Process Engineer

Fareham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 30 July 2023

Saab Seaeye is the world leader in electric underwater robotic. Our innovative, smart and sustainable technology has been trusted for complex missions for over 30 years in the toughest environments on the planets.

For over 30 years our pioneering innovations have advanced underwater robotic technology and we continue to expand its potential responsibly and sustainably to reduce environmental impact.

Our manufacturing facilities are in the UK and we are part of the Saab Seaeye. We serve a global market with representation in 23 countries around the world. Our customers operate in varied industries such as;

Oil & Gas, Renewables, Telecoms, Salvage, Hydro & Civil, Aquaculture, Marine Science, Seabed Minerals, Nuclear, Leisure & Tourism, Security & Emergency, Defence.

The Job:

Saab Seaeye is currently recruiting for a Production and Process Engineer within the Operations Department on a permanent contract to join an experienced and enthusiastic team near Portsmouth where we manufacture Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles and deployment systems (ROVs).

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Lead NPI and prototyping activities providing the link between the design authority and manufacturing.

  • Conceptualise processes and flows to highlight opportunities, challenges and requirements.

  • Developing, optimising and implementing factory floor layouts/production cells.

  • Use data to continuously improve existing processes and workflows.

  • Clearly communicate ideas and show your thinking.

  • Owning the manufacturing BOM & Routings.

  • Developing production build processes, operator instructions and specific training.

  • Providing technical support for production and production control.

  • Knowledge and use of Lean Tools, problem solving and implementing continuous improvements, 6S, root cause investigations and new product development.

General accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Establish effective working relationships across the technical teams and with the manufacturing team.

  • Use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in day to day activities and procedures within the specified role.

  • To maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of, all relevant IT (Information and Technology) and other systems required to adequately perform the role.

  • Assessing compliance and adherence to safety/quality standards.

  • Lead projects from the production team, seek and promote positive, impactful change.

  • Supporting, driving, and maintaining a safe work environment.

Personality and attributes

  • Excellent numeracy, written and communication skills and attention to detail.

  • Work independently on individual projects and part of the team on group projects.           

  • Maintain a professional and supportive relationship with team members and other departments in order to deliver business objectives or deadlines.

  • Act ethically, with integrity and in the best interest of the business at all times.

  • To carry out any other duties as detailed by a member of the management team or authorized representative.