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Latest vacancies

Quality Assurance, Health, safety and Environmental Manager

United Kingdom
Posted: 16.11.2021
Application deadline: 30.11.2021
Applications are invited for the above post.  Key responsibilities are listed below (Not Exhaustive):  To maintain and improve ISO 9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and ISO45001:2018 compliant management...
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Quality Assurance, Health, safety and Environmental Manager

United Kingdom

Posted: 16.11.2021
Application deadline: 30.11.2021

Applications are invited for the above post.  Key responsibilities are listed below (Not Exhaustive):  To maintain and improve ISO 9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and ISO45001:2018 compliant management systems.
  • Liaise with the Directors and Management teams as to their responsibilities within Risk Management Policy and Procedures. Manage and maintain the business compliance to ISO3100.
  • To devise, implement and manage an internal auditing programme, ensuring members of the Company are trained to conduct internal audits and raise awareness of the quality standards expected throughout the business.
  • To maintain expert knowledge and understand the requirements of HSE guidance notes and legislation for SC Group, including developments which might affect working methodologies of companies in the SC Group.
  • To review and revise policies, procedure and risk assessments to ensure HSE guidance notes and legislation are implemented across SC Group in conjunction with the Line Managers.
  • To understand and implement the legal requirements for the control and monitoring of hazardous substances, waste streams and energy consumption across the SC Group, in line with our environmental objectives.
  • To integrate Pollution Prevention Control and Local Authority Pollution Prevention Control – report and deal with regulators, up-date legal and compliance checks and manage Environmental Permits
Person Specification:  Experience with Business Quality Assurance and Subject matter expertise in operational ISO 14001 and 9001 management systems.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft tools.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, presentation and written) at all levels Flexible and dynamic. Able to work with changing priorities whilst delivering high quality work that meets business commitments.
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management
  • Uses initiative, is self-motivated and proactive
This is a permanent, 40 hours per week position, Monday to Friday based at Dunkeswell. Closing date: Tuesday, 30th November 2021 Applications in writing please, to include CV and covering letter to [email protected]


Project Manager

United Kingdom
Posted: 15.11.2021
Application deadline: 13.12.2021
Reporting to the head of projects, the successful candidate will be responsible for Leading and delivering projects to scope and budget, using the group resource efficiently and effectively. The succe...
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Project Manager

United Kingdom

Posted: 15.11.2021
Application deadline: 13.12.2021

Reporting to the head of projects, the successful candidate will be responsible for Leading and delivering projects to scope and budget, using the group resource efficiently and effectively. The successful candidate will also need the skills to represent the wider organisation supporting bid work and sales opportunities. Some of the key responsibilities will be:             
  • Manage project interfaces with customers, providing primary point of contact
  • Own the delivery or project critical success criteria for both the business and the customer.
  • Own all aspects of Project Management for the day to day running of projects for which you are the nominated Department Lead
  • Professional management capability requiring considerable independence in approach; make decisions, set priorities and deliver the project to budget and schedule.
  • Contractual ownership & promote company awareness for projects; ensuring compliance is maintained and value generation opportunities maximised.
  • Provide support and leadership to other members of the project team.
  • Effectively interface with other internal functional areas of the business that deliver product and services to the project.
Role requirements
  • Project Management (i.e. APMP, PRINCE2, AGILE) qualified
  • Experience in project Management
  • Excellent Literacy/Numeracy skills.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office, Word, Powerpoint and Excel.
  • Competent user of the Internet and Web Sites.
  • To work as part of a wider team using the skills and knowledge others bring to the table
This is a 40 hours a week, permanent position. Please send CV and covering letter to [email protected]  


Change Controller - Production Planning

United Kingdom
Posted: 15.11.2021
Application deadline: 13.12.2021
A permanent full-time (40 hours per week) position has arisen in our operations department Key responsibilities are listed below (Not Exhaustive): Ensure that Engineering Tasks and relevant dr...
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Change Controller - Production Planning

United Kingdom

Posted: 15.11.2021
Application deadline: 13.12.2021

A permanent full-time (40 hours per week) position has arisen in our operations department Key responsibilities are listed below (Not Exhaustive):
  • Ensure that Engineering Tasks and relevant drawings are checked to ensure they are production ready and achievable.
  • Implement design changes within production and account for stock up- issues in line with Stakeholder approval.
  • Create Production part numbers & Production Bills of Material (BOM) whilst ensuring design intent is fulfilled.
  • Arrange and schedule Modification Production Orders to ensure configuration is controlled.
  • Identify items on the critical path and liaise with Purchasing to expedite where possible
  • Give clear instruction to Purchasing of what needs to be bought and schedule of delivery.
  • Analyse Engineering drawings and BOMs to enable make/buy decisions & estimate labour times on internal manufacture.
  • Provide cover for and support the Procurement and Production Planning Manager when required.
  • Provide cover and support for the Production Planners when required.
  • Day to day management of your workload, prioritising tasks.
Person Specification:
  • Mechanical background and ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • Experience in product Data and Bill of Material management
  • Experience of using an ERP/ MRP system would be an advantage
  • IT skills required (MS Office)
  • Effective communication at all levels
  • Hands on and proactive
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Structured logical and analytical approach
  • Process driven for continual improvement
  • Team player
Based at Head Office, Dunkeswell. Application must be in writing to include CV and covering letter [email protected]  


Engineering Roles

United Kingdom
Posted: 22.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021
Engineering Roles: Project Engineer - Mechanical /Automotive (Senior) Engineering Analyst - Mechanical/Automotive Due to current contracted projects and strong future opportunities, we now...
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Engineering Roles

United Kingdom

Posted: 22.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021

Engineering Roles:
  • Project Engineer - Mechanical /Automotive
  • (Senior) Engineering Analyst - Mechanical/Automotive
Due to current contracted projects and strong future opportunities, we now have the above vacancies to join our Engineering team based at the Group headquarters in rural East Devon. With customers including the world’s leading Special Forces, the RNLI, the nuclear industry, Tier 1 defence OEMs, niche automotive manufacturers and ground-breaking mobility device solutions, our multi-faceted engineering team is trusted to overcome difficult challenges - it’s what we do and what we are good at! Does your future lies in integrating sustainable power sources and intelligent control systems to move precious cargoes and people through difficult environments? Do you have the skills, ingenuity, drive and agility to design supportable, efficient solutions to engineering problems? Are you eager to put you unique engineering skills to the test, to support all our current and future customers’ requirements? If the answer is yes to the above, then come and add your talent to our team, develop your career through high levels of personal responsibility from the outset and make a difference to our innovative, award winning company and the special customers we are proud to serve. Applicants should be able to fulfil all of the key responsibilities and possess all of the essential competencies in the attached job description or equivalent. While the roles are based in Dunkeswell, it is anticipated that periods of remote working/working from home will be possible, with office/remote working patterns to be agreed with your line manager. Please email your CV to: [email protected]


Project Engineer - Full Time

United Kingdom
Posted: 22.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021
Main Purpose: To be the interface and point of contact between Design, the Project Manager and all related Supacat departments. Supacat designs complete special purpose vehicles primarily for us...
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Project Engineer - Full Time

United Kingdom

Posted: 22.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021

Main Purpose: To be the interface and point of contact between Design, the Project Manager and all related Supacat departments. Supacat designs complete special purpose vehicles primarily for use by Armed Forces.   As a Supacat employee you should work as part of the team, being flexible in your approach to your work, fulfilling any reasonable request to do any task that arises and is within your capability. However, the information below provides details on the key responsibilities of your role. Project Engineer Key Responsibilities:
  • Management of design project data.
  • Holding and documenting timely design reviews including PDR and CDR.
  • Overall system design.
  • Management of design resource.
  • Ensure team members adhere to Supacat procedures and processes.
  • Management of design hours and costs to ensure design is completed too time and budget.
  • Liaison with Project Managers.
  • Concept design.
  • Checking and sign off of drawings for manufacturez.
  • Contribute to the continuous development of business process and systems.
Project Engineer Other Responsibilities:
  • Report writing, approval and project information recording.
  • Vehicle testing using data logging and other instrumentation.
  • Undertake or provide any training that is necessary within your role.
Company Player Key Responsibilities:
  • Effectively communicates with all members of Supacat staff
  • Effectively communicates with customers and suppliers.
  • Deals with problems and challenges efficiently and effectively
  • Administratively effective – keeps business information updated, easily accessible and secure
  • A ‘thinking performer’ – challenges/questions the way things are done to find and implement improvements to the way we work. Doesn’t accept the status quo and shares their knowledge.
  • Uses initiative and is self-motivated. Proactive not reactive.
  • Wants to and does continuously improve themselves
  • Embodies the company values of integrity, mutual respect, enthusiasm, quality and quantity.
  • Adds something unique to the team (e.g. skills, experience, attributes).
PROJECT ENGINEER PERSONAL SPECIFICATION Please submit your CV to: [email protected]


Senior Analyst - Full Time

United Kingdom
Posted: 22.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021
Main Purpose: To lead and manage the UK analysis team. To validate equipment and products throughout their lifecycle in accordance with contracted requirements and to influence their design in a ti...
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Senior Analyst - Full Time

United Kingdom

Posted: 22.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021

Main Purpose: To lead and manage the UK analysis team. To validate equipment and products throughout their lifecycle in accordance with contracted requirements and to influence their design in a timely manner to ensure they are more generally fit for purpose. As a Supacat Limited employee you should work as part of the team, being flexible in your approach to your work, fulfilling any reasonable request to do any task that arises and is within your capability. However, the information below provides details on the key responsibilities of your role. Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage Analysis team and associated paperwork
  • Management and maintenance of Analysis software tools in liaison with the IT department
  • Management of Analysis contractors on and off site
  • Liaison with the SC Australia Analysis team on best practice and sharing resource
  • Management of analysis project data
  • Report writing and approval
  • Presenting results to internal and external customers
  • Holding and documenting timely analysis reviews and providing input to wider project reviews
  • Scheduling of relevant resource
  • Ensure adherence to company procedures/processes
  • Liaison with all Project team members
  • Ensure compliance with and the application of relevant analysis standards and codes of practice
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of business processes and systems
Other Responsibilities:
  • Undertake or provide any training that is necessary within your role.
  • To follow the company’s procedures and policies including Quality, Health and Safety, Environmental, Equal Opportunities, IT and Security.
  • To ensure Personal Data is managed in compliance with company policy
Work Based Competencies - Essential
  • Managing staff
  • Structural analysis using first principles and FEA
  • Proficient in the use of Hyperworks suite (including Hypermesh, Radioss, Optistrut, LS Dyna) or equivalent software (Hyperworks conversion training will be provided if required)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) at all levels including suppliers and customers
  • Generally computer literate and able to adapt to different software
  • Good report writing and project information recording
  • Able to constructively review, check and approve reports
  • Able to resolve basic computer problems with minimal help
  • Able to produce system/product verification plans and procedures to allow detailed integration and verification testing of the developed system/product
Work Based Competencies - Desirable
  • Experience of PDM
  • Experience of the design and function of automotive systems.
  • Vehicle testing using data logging and other instrumentation.
  • Use of ERP and MRP systems
  • Knowledge of drawing standards including BS 8888, geometrical tolerancing, welding specification etc
  • 3D Cad skills preferably with SolidWorks
  • Use of MS Project
  • Proficient in the use of Pamcrash, MotionSolve), HBM nCode DesignLife
Behavioural competencies - Essential:
  • Approachable and dependable
  • Able to lead and mentor
  • Logical and thorough approach to record keeping
  • Able to meet deadlines and control budgets
  • Drive to achieve quality in all that he/she does
  • Able to work effectively under pressure
Qualifications - Essential:
  • Minimum of HNC qualification
Qualifications - Desirable:
  • Degree in relevant subject
Organisational Fit - Essential:
  • Able to work on an informal basis with colleagues and communicate directly.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Communicates honestly, openly and positively.
  • Able to work on your own initiative and maintain motivation.
  • Able to work on an outcome related performance system.
  • Has a positive approach to problems.
  • Understands and promotes the company core values
Organisational Fit - Desirable:
  • Balances creative flair with a disciplined approach and good organisational skills
  • Has the desire and ability to contribute to the company as a whole.
Please send your CV to [email protected]


Operations Manager

United Kingdom
Posted: 08.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021
A vacancy has arisen to manage the Operations activity at Supacat Ltd, Dunkeswell. A family owned and run business, delivering military and private sector engineering solutions since 1981. Applican...
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Operations Manager

United Kingdom

Posted: 08.10.2021
Application deadline: 12.11.2021

A vacancy has arisen to manage the Operations activity at Supacat Ltd, Dunkeswell. A family owned and run business, delivering military and private sector engineering solutions since 1981. Applicants for this role will be able to demonstrate the following skills to lead, manage and mentor the operations functions of Production Planning, Procurement, Stores, Fabrication, Paint and RMO workshop; delivering special purpose vehicles and equipment for both the military and commercial sectors. Some of the key responsibilities will be: • Timely delivery of all responsible activities in accordance with project schedules and budgets and to specified quality standards. • Managing resources within utilisation targets and overhead budgets including subcontractors • Ensuring continuous improvement processes are in place and maintained across the relevant departments • Leading with a positive and pragmatic Health & Safety culture is embedding within the operations team. • Developing people, skills and ensuring competencies are maintained to support a competitive advantage Skills, knowledge and qualifications: • Excellent communication skills. Internally, externally and at all levels • Administratively effective and efficient • Strong decision making and problem solving skills. • Inclusive approach to management with knowledge transfer, coaching and mentoring as part of the development of team members. • Competent user of Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. • Experience with internal ERP systems • Knowledge and experience of warehousing, production and supply chain activities. • Extensive knowledge of relevant engineering practices. • Commercial awareness including contracting and bid reviews • Project management and or commercial qualifications at level 4 or above This is a permanent position. Applications in writing please, to include CV and covering letter to: [email protected]


Fabricator Welder

United Kingdom
Posted: 01.10.2021
Application deadline: 15.10.2021
Supacat Ltd require skilled Welder Fabricators to manufacture a range of complex assembly’s manufactured in steel & aluminum. The positions will be based at Dunkeswell for an initial 2 year fixe...
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Fabricator Welder

United Kingdom

Posted: 01.10.2021
Application deadline: 15.10.2021

Supacat Ltd require skilled Welder Fabricators to manufacture a range of complex assembly’s manufactured in steel & aluminum. The positions will be based at Dunkeswell for an initial 2 year fixed term contract, with the likely hood of extension or permanent if the opportunity arises. Responsibilities include: • Follow detailed work instructions and technical drawings relating to the welding and fabrication of ferrous and non-ferrous component parts and large assemblies. • Ensure the scope and timing of assigned tasks is understood, completed as per requirements and in accordance with relevant working procedures. • Ensure all supporting documentation is completed correctly and in a timely manner. • Be able to work in different locations, according to the requirements of the business and the delivery of its services. Applicant requirements: • Trained and qualified fabricator/welder • Extensive knowledge of welding and fabrication procedures, processes and equipment • Codification or equivalent qualification in welding (MIG/TIG) • Good communication skills, teamwork with a strong engineering background • GCSE grade 4 literacy & numeracy skills Benefits: • Family owned and run business • Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 5.15pm, Friday 8.00am to 1.00pm • Starting on 23 days holidays plus bank holidays • Group pension and onsite financial advice Closing date: Friday, 15,10,2021 Applications in writing please, to include CV and covering letter to [email protected]


Marine - Technical Engineer

United Kingdom
Posted: 21.06.2021
Please find out about a new vacancy which has arisen in our Proteum business stream, visit: https://proteum.co.uk/contact-us/careers/ for more information....
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Marine - Technical Engineer

United Kingdom

Posted: 21.06.2021

Please find out about a new vacancy which has arisen in our Proteum business stream, visit: https://proteum.co.uk/contact-us/careers/ for more information.


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