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Senior Engineer – Systems

Senior Engineer – Systems

Hernshead Recruitment

Senior Engineer – Systems

We are currently looking to find a Senior Engineer to join the Systems department based in and around the Worthing area. 

Over the last 13 years, the company have been on a mission to deliver a revolutionary new concept in ultra-lightweight diesel engines with their market. Since 2007, the company has successfully raised over £120 million of private investment, to bring the outboard from a dream to a reality.

Job Role

  • Take ownership of the engineering responsibilities of nominated cross functional projects, such as OPD, Cost Down, New Product Development etc.
  • Provide a level of mentorship to other team members
  • Act as the primary owner of nominated system(s), co-ordinating activities between:
    • Design
    • Analysis
    • Test & Development
    • Marketing
    • Purchasing
    • Manufacturing
  • Work alongside the Purchasing team to work with suppliers and where required nominate new suppliers
  • Be the main technical contact for relevant suppliers throughout the lifespan of the product
  • Work alongside relevant stakeholders to capture the commercial, functional and technical requirements for nominated system
  • Work with Purchasing and Manufacturing team to ensure designed system is practical, sustainable and meets cost targets
  • Work with Analysis and Test teams to get confirmation that owned systems deliver the required performance


  • Drive the development of nominated system(s) to meet the defined requirements
  • Maintain good relationships with all stakeholder, external and internal, involved in the development of their system, such as suppliers, customers, regulatory boards etc.
  • Organisation of meetings with relevant stakeholders as appropriate
  • Compilation and update of system requirements and cascading them down to component requirements
  • Updating standard company systems tracking documentation and delivering status updates to colleagues
  • Ensure system design is agreed with Purchasing and Manufacturing teams as being practical for long term production requirements
  • Critically assess work of suppliers, both internal and external, for quality and correctness


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