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Opportunity for a CAD/CAM Manager to join the market leaders in clean marine technology.

Silverstream Technologies has successfully developed and deployed a market-leading clean marine technology solution over the last ten years - The Silverstream® System. Our Air Lubrication System (ALS) fundamentally changes the interaction between water and a vessel's hull, creating a carpet of microbubbles that coats the flat bottom of a vessel. As a result, frictional resistance is reduced - dramatically improving a vessel's fuel consumption and associated emissions.

Role Summary:

Reporting to the Standardisation Lead Engineer, this key role is to support the translation of Silverstream® Systems delivered as separate projects into a product definition. The context is the standardisation of the Silverstream® System as a Product Family, thus enabling installation in numbers that scale with business intent. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for health and safety of all aspects of works executed and system solutions defined by the Standardisation team. 
  • Aids the Standardisation Lead Engineer to maintain existing spreadsheet based document and configuration control tools.
  • Develops the Product Breakdown Structure (PBS) and Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Defines the part numbering and document numbering system to be maintained along with the PBS.
  • Develops internal workflow documentation.
  • Defines the templates to be used for part specifications.
  • Develops the specification for a PDM system to manage the workflows.
  • Coordination of the addition of further product families into a PDM system.
  • Leads the PDM tool selection process
  • Identifies and implements the methods to be used to manage to the configuration of the Product.
  • Identifies and implements methods to be used to apply Products to Projects whilst maintaining configuration control
  • Defines the ECN systems that work with the PDM system
  • Provision of assistance to a multi-disciplinary team comprising 6-8 engineers 

Skills, Qualifications, Experience and Characteristics
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proven track record of developing relevant solutions in multi-disciplinary engineering teams 
  • Proven track record in application of configuration control in engineering organisations
  • Experience of the integration of engineering tools into wider Enterprise Systems
  • Experience of product configuration management across multiple variants is preferable
  • Experience with improving the use and integration of configuration and document control toolsets
  • Able to demonstrate the coordination of deconstruction of user requirements into system and sub-system requirements and subsequent construct of effective tools for compliance tracking (V&V)
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentational skills
  • Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects to strict time scales
  • Understands business objectives and can influence stakeholders to meet objectives
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills