Process Engineering Manager

  • Full Time
  • Portsmouth
  • Applications have closed.

Website SubSea Craft Ltd

Advanced Maritime Technology

Process Engineering Manager


  • Salary: DOE
  • Full Time
  • Permanent


Who we are: Subsea Craft is a fast growing, privately funded, UK-based SME delivering Advanced Maritime Technology. We leverage our team’s defence experience and technology expertise with cross-industry partnerships in the field of advanced maritime engineering. Our market ready platform, VICTA, is an optionally crewed / payload carrying dual-domain platform designed to operate at speed over range, capable of rapid transition beneath the surface to operate submerged, enabling the discreet delivery of effects within contested waters. It is a unique, innovative British platform focused primarily on the defence market but with utility beyond.

What we offer:

  • Private Healthcare with optional family cover
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Unlimited Paid Holiday
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Flexible Working
  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking


Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop Process Engineering function to enable our journey into production
  • Develop mechanisms for capturing all manufacturing processes during prototype builds
  • Develop roadmap for productionisation of build processes, including protocols for testing improved methods, materials & equipment
  • Investigate and recommend capital investments that drive efficiency, remove technological roadblocks and increase flexibility from the production process
  • Develop standardised formats for production control documentation
  • Identify opportunities to progress digitally, such that the SSC production execution system is at the forefront/ best-in-class for multi-platform production sites
  • Identify opportunities to incorporate digital learning and data capture in our production lines
  • Work within the scope of our ISO accreditations and our QMS & recommend amendments that would help to align with our business objectives


Qualifications and Experience:


Essential –

  • Experience of working within a high value, low volume production environment
  • Experience of productionising new technologies and new products
  • Production experience with composite structures

Desirable –

  • Degree qualified within engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Recognised Project Management experienced and qualification
  • Use of agile toolsets

Working Conditions:

The role will primarily be based in the SubSea Craft office in Portsmouth, UK. The position will involve work in an office as well as a manufacturing environment and occasionally at sea during trials, which may present physical challenges and require adherence to safety protocols.

Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at SubSea Craft, the selected candidate must be capable of meeting the security requirements of the position, which would include as a minimum Existing right to live and work in the UK, Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), with Security Check likely for specific projects.*


Values: Our people are our greatest asset, we continually strive to provide an excellent working environment to enable our team to do their best work. We have an agile professional workforce: we are founded on the belief that our people are valued and our business is trusted, inclusive and commercially-adept.


What we expect from you:

  • Teamwork, mutual respect and collaboration
  • Initiative and independent working
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Agility, adaptability and continuous development


We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview we will aim to contact you within 14 days of your application or the closing date (if stated). However, if we think that your skills and qualifications may be suitable for other similar positions we may hold your details on our database and contact you in the future. Please let us know if you do not wish us to keep your details on file.

*Please note that DBS, Driving Licence and reference checks will be carried out and all offers of employment are subject to meeting our requirements.

Our mission is to secure the competitive advantage through the accelerated research, development, and delivery of maritime technology.