Hydraulic Systems Engineer

Our purpose at BAR Technologies is to be at the forefront of innovative engineering solutions for the Marine industry. Born from the America’s Cup, we utilise that cutting edge, fast paced development experience to create world leading products that redefine the industry.

Are you passionate about hydraulic systems and their cutting edge applications? Do you thrive in a small team environment where you can make a significant impact? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

BAR Technologies has built its team with a strong array of Engineers with experience in Americas Cup racing, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Industrial Engineering, Formula 1, Motorsport and Marine, we believe experience from outside the Marine industry can be a huge asset in accelerating progress and innovation.

We are seeking a Hydraulic Systems Engineer at BAR Technologies to work alongside the Lead Hydraulics Engineer. You will be instrumental in the design, validation and testing of hydraulic systems for a wide range of state of the art projects such as WindWings®, Foil Optimised Stability System (FOSS) and our Foiling vessels. These projects cater for varying industries with unique sets of requirements but always retain one common goal, to decarbonise the marine industry.

 

Responsibilities will include

  • Collaborate with a small, dynamic team of engineers to develop systems for commercial, leisure and shipping sectors of the Marine Industry.
  • Design and specification of hydraulic systems from producing schematics to 3D modelling and manufacturing drawings of manifolds and other components.
  • Produce documentation and calculations to support designs.
  • Modelling of hydraulic systems with Simcenter AMEsim for validation of systems.
  • Develop and test hydraulic systems.
  • Supplier selection and management.
  • Commissioning and technical support for vessels.
  • Produce documentation and calculations to support designs.

Requirements

  • Higher education within a Fluid Power, Mechanical, Electrical, control systems or related field.
  • NFPC (or equivalent) Hydraulics Training (this could be provided for a suitable candidate).
  • Strong understanding of Industrial and Mobile hydraulic systems and components.
  • Understanding of Mechanical systems.
  • Experience with CAD design, preferably Siemens NX.
  • Experience in creation of hydraulic schematics.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work safely and effectively with hands on tasks.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
  • Strong communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to cross-functional team members.
  • Willingness to travel.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with Simcenter AMEsim simulation software.
  • Knowledge of marine industry, classification societies and electrical systems or PLC systems.
  • EPlan ECAD experience.
  • Driving license and personal vehicle.

Why join us

  • Be part of a forward-thinking organization at the forefront of decarbonisation of the marine industry.
  • Work in a small team where your contributions have a direct impact on project success.
  • Collaborate with a group of passionate engineers and industry experts in a supportive and innovative work environment.
  • Enjoy opportunities for professional growth and advancement as we expand our portfolio of groundbreaking projects.
  • Work in one of Portsmouth’s best offices.
  • Enjoy a flexible working day which can allow for midday sport/fitness activities.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
    • 25 days holiday
    • Company Pension
    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Life assurance
    • Electric Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Social events throughout the year

If you are excited about revolutionising the marine industry through the development of advanced hydraulic systems, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV, along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role. We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing this exciting opportunity further.

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