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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.

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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Current vacancies

Osbit Engineer

We are looking for engineers of all levels to help us deliver the future of offshore machinery in line with the OSBIT standard (On Spec, Budget and In Time).

The Role

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

  • System specification & design from first principles.
  • Innovative concept design through to detailed design.
  • System schematics.
  • Design of ATEX approved equipment.
  • Preparation of technical documentation & design calculations.
  • Checking 3rd party designs / documentation for inclusion with ATEX approved handling systems.
  • Testing & commissioning.
  • Expediting and supplier management.

Applicant Requirements

  • Proficient use of Inventor.
  • Proficient in hand calculations through to Staad and FEA.
  • A valid UK driving licence.
  • A degree-level qualification, or equivalent.
  • Open minded with a keen to learn attitude.

Osbit engineers will be primarily based at our head office in Riding Mill in Northumberland but 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. Flexible working is an option.

Electrical / Control Engineer

We are looking for Control System Engineers to help us deliver the future of offshore machinery in line with the OSBIT standard (On Spec, Budget and In Time).

The Role

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

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

Control engineers will be primarily based at our head office in Riding Mill in Northumberland but 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. Flexible working is an option.

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.
  • Open minded with a keen to learn attitude.
  • On-site commissioning and fault-finding experience is preferred.
  • Siemens TIA Portal experience is preferred.

Business Developer

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Business Development, the successful applicant will work strategically to assess areas of opportunities, helping develop and deliver a strategy for business growth. They will conduct data analysis and research to interpret market requirements, client requirements and trends, generating new leads and prospects, to support business growth.

The Business Developer will identify new business opportunities, customers, strategic partnerships, and technology development requirements. They will nurture relationships within the industry with clients and key stakeholders, both external and internal. They will seek out appropriate contacts in organisations, generating prospects and organising meetings both face-to-face online.

Applicant Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Creative and proactive approach.
  • Excellent communicator across a wide range of people and mediums.
  • Able to conduct data analysis and research.
  • Flexibility to travel internationally to support meetings and events.
  • Experience in assessing and interpret market and client requirements, and trends is desirable.

Business Developers will be primarily based at our head office in Riding Mill in Northumberland but regular travel to facilities and events across the UK, and internationally, is required. Flexible working is an option.

Quality Engineer

We are looking for a Quality professional who has demonstrable experience in project quality and quality management systems. The purpose of the role is to ensure Quality is effectively embedded at company and project level within the organisation to ensure we meet our obligations and educate our staff. You will report to the HSSEQ Director.

The role:

  • Develop, implement and maintain the Quality Management System requirements with team colleagues.
  • Develop and collate quality data for monitoring targets.
  • Provide advice and guidance to project personnel on applying the Quality Management System (QMS) for design and execution activities.
  • Lead non-conformance investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Develop and implement Quality campaigns and improvement plans.
  • Carry out regular inspections and audits of sites and internal project and QMS processes to assess if work is carried out in accordance with relevant requirements.
  • Work with project teams to develop and implement QA and QC requirements and activities.
  • Prepare, implement and maintain project quality plans, and support project teams in meeting contractual quality requirements.
  • Review, monitor and report on Supplier and Contractor Quality deliverables and performance.
  • Provide training on Quality issues and business processes and support colleagues in delivering suitable outputs.

Quality Engineers will be primarily based at our head office in Riding Mill in Northumberland but regular travel to our Port of Blyth assembly workshop and supplier facilities across the UK is required. International travel is an additional occasional requirement.

Applicant Requirements

  • A recognised Quality or Engineering related qualification.
  • Experience within a similar Quality role.
  • Internal Auditor Qualification for ISO 9001.
  • A strong passion for quality and championing of the “Quality – Right First Time” initiative.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (able to facilitate events and meetings).
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Devoted to and continuously improving health and safety culture.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.
  • Good working knowledge of PED, ATEX, DNV and EU standards is desirable

Next Steps:

If you're interested in joining Osbit and feel you can offer valuable experience to our team, send your completed application form (which is mandatory for your application to be considered) and your CV to career@osbit.com.

Alternatively, you may use the form on this page.

 

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