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Design Engineer - Production Yacht


Our Reference: J4880

Job Terms: Permanent

Location: Midlands

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Job Category: Engineering


Fairline Yachts, based in Northampton, are currently expanding their design team in order to cope with increased demand. Following the very successful launch of their 63 GTO that has seen orders already into double figures, the brand is planning to launch at least two further models in 2018/19. Working with AM Design for their concepts and Vripack for their major engineering, Fairline Yachts employ a skilled team of engineers and draughtspeople to turn these ideas into reality, with the design office working hard to ensure that the Fairline product is of both exceptional quality and follows their ambitions to offer a luxury, quiet and comfortable product with extensive customisation options. This role will be joining the special projects side of the business. As Fairline offer a large range of different layouts, systems and glazing, this department is one of the busiest in the business at present and therefore is needing to increase its team size! Duties within this role will include: - 3D modelling of some mouldings, furniture, systems and mechanical parts - Engineering solutions for best fit and quality - Creation of BOMs - Innovation in system placement Working on-site, you will be able to visit the production line to assess your work and further assist your troubleshooting. As the brand continues to grow, there will be more need to streamline the production process including devising alternative fitment methods, so a chance to spend time physically working with the product will be ideal. In terms of your background, you will have gained experience in either a Design or Engineering discipline and have worked within a marine or automotive manufacturing employer for a minimum of two years. Key industries of interest would include the motorhome/caravan sector, marine or large automotive vehicles, where both production and semi custom setups are catered for Whilst the business use Siemens NX as their 3D software, this is not essential as full training will be provided, however strong 2D/3D skills are essential as is a team-playing attitude and a desire for career growth. Please Apply, or for further information contact Ed on 02380 633399