Build your future with Osbit

Do more, Be more at Osbit

Our team is dedicated to driving the global energy industry forward and we’re proud to design, build, test and commission technology the world has never seen before.

We pride ourselves on thinking and working differently; we empower staff to own what they do, our company structure is flat and free of departments, and our engineers all have the same job title.

If you are passionate about engineering, have a strong understanding of design from first principles and a desire to own technical solutions from concept to delivery, you’d fit in well with us.

A positive, problem-solving attitude is also essential; we are determined to grow and better everything, including our own achievements.

Our team has 20% of the value of the business, we pay bonuses and provide daily breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

Osbit is a challenging, fun journey requiring ambition, talent and grit. Our work can be challenging, and our learning curve is steep, but your decisions have real consequence, you are supported, and you will have a great time along the way.


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Available Roles

Osbit Engineer - Control

The Role
Successful applicants will join multi-disciplined engineering teams delivering projects from concept, through to commissioning. Day-to-day responsibilities may include:

  • Design of control system circuits.
  • Generating control system design specifications.
  • Developing PLC software, HMI/SCADA systems and software.
  • Simulating and testing PLC and HMI software.
  • Configuring and commissioning inverter software drives.
  • Electrical schematic checking and approval.
  • Calculations and architecture checks.
  • Functional safety studies.
  • Reviewing designs against DNV standards.
  • Selecting and procuring control system components.
  • Contributing to sales proposals.
  • Liaising with suppliers for expediting purposes.

Control engineers will be based at our head office in Northumberland (UK). Travel to our Port of Blyth assembly workshop and supplier facilities will be required. Occasionally, working overseas and/or offshore may also be requirements of the role.

Applicant Requirements

    • Experience in the design and commissioning of safety automation and control systems for equipment in marine and/or hazardous environments.
    • Understanding of PLC programming for both safety and process applications, including the application of Functional Safety principles.
    • Experience with DNV and SIL.
    • A degree-level qualification, or equivalent.
    • A valid UK driving licence.

Osbit Engineer - Mechanical

Applicant Requirements

  • A degree-level qualification, or equivalent
  • A valid UK driving licence

Osbit Engineer - Hydraulic

Applicant Requirements

  • A degree-level qualification, or equivalent
  • A valid UK driving licence

Osbit Engineer - Naval Architect

Applicant Requirements

  • A degree-level qualification, or equivalent
  • A valid UK driving licence

Osbit Engineer - Structural

Applicant Requirements

  • A degree-level qualification, or equivalent
  • A valid UK driving licence

Student Engineer

The Role
Each placement is unique, but you will be involved with many of the activities below. At all stages you’ll be supported through these activities by highly experienced Osbit Engineers.
•   Generating concept designs in Autodesk Inventor
•       Completing calculations and analysis
•       Draught components and fabrications
•       Develop designs of bought in components with suppliers
•       Managing procurement of components
•       Expediting deliveries and ensuring quality with suppliers
•       Create assembly drawings
•       Generate installation and testing documentation
•       Hands on equipment assembly

What we're looking for
We are looking for passionate, motivated and talented undergraduate students willing to be a key part of our project teams’ success. Our student placements require a positive, energetic attitude and the practical skill to own elements within a wide range of innovative and challenging engineering projects. Successful applicants will be empowered to work in all aspects of project delivery from concept design, analysis, procurement to assembly and commissioning.

At all stages, there will be opportunities for hands-on experiences that authentically make a difference to successful project delivery. Osbit’s previous placement students have found this experience rewarding and invaluable for developing their engineering capability.

Applicant requirements
Positive and flexible approach to problem solving.
o   Passion for developing and delivering innovative and bespoke engineering.
o   A desire to take ownership and deliver real solutions.
o   Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering, Marine Technology, Physics, Mathematics or similar degree.

Note: Osbit placements are minimum 6 months in duration and applicants should be in their final year of study.

Next Steps:

If you're interested in joining Osbit and feel you can offer valuable experience to our team, send your completed application form (mandatory) and CV to, or use the form below.

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