Catapults

Senior R&D Engineer – Electrical Cable Systems

Research & Disruptive Innovation - Blyth

Ref: 414 Date Posted: 02 August 2022

Are you a Senior R&D Engineer?

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading Technology, Innovation and Research Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy?

 

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is recruiting a SENIOR R&D ENGINEER - ELECTRICAL CABLE SYSTEMS for the sites in Blyth or Glasgow to focus on design and development of electrical cable systems for offshore wind applications.

The role will be a key member of the Electrical Research Team within the Research and Technical Capabilities Directorate

What will I do?

  • Design and develop electrical cable systems for offshore wind applications
  • Focus on solutions for fixed and floating foundations and the wider electrical infrastructure
  • Engage in a diverse mix of R&D activities in collaboration with other members of ORE Catapult
  • Work with leading technology developers, academics and industry end-users in the ORE sector
  • Establish and maintain technical relationships with key stakeholders both nationally and internationally
  • Produce high quality research and technical reports, publications and articles and use these in internal meetings and at world leading external events and conferences

What are we looking for?

  • Good knowledge of electrical cable systems e.g. balance of plant, export cables, submarine cable design and/or cable system solutions
  • Degree or relevant qualification in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience in R&D for industrial applications
  • Working knowledge and utilisation of OrcaFlex, Abaqus, Ansys, COSMOL Matlab/Simulink or equivalent
  • Somebody who is comfortable working in both a well-defined and more abstract environment

What do we offer?

  • Salary around £50k, depending on experience
  • Flexibility on office location and working at home
  • 38 days holidays including flexible bank holidays and option to buy 5 days extra
  • Open working environment with great potential for development
  • Pension, annual bonus, life assurance and health care scheme as standard

What do we offer?

  • Salary around £50k, depending on experience
  • Flexibility on office location and working at home
  • 38 days holidays including flexible bank holidays and option to buy 5 days extra
  • Open working environment with great potential for development
  • Pension, annual bonus, life assurance and health care scheme as standard

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

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