Commissioning Engineer - Hydraulics & Machinery

Location Changzhou Shi
Discipline: Green Technology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Rory Edwards

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH670_1684319582
Published: 21 days ago
Expiry date: 17 Jun 2023 00:59

Hydraulic & Machinery Commissioning Engineer

Who are we recruiting for?

Anemoi Marine Technologies have selected Executive Integrity as an exclusive recruitment partner to manage their global recruitment processes. We are proud to represent Anemoi, sharing a mutual purpose towards creating a more sustainable planet. Our goal is to source the most exceptional candidates to drive renewable energy within the global maritime industry.

Company Overview

Anemoi are a global provider of proven wind technology, driving a more sustainable future for the shipping industry by designing and implementing renewable technology that supports the significant reduction of emissions by up to 30%. In recent years they have received significant market interest from key industry players, and we are expecting rapid growth scaling to 50 Rotor Sail installations per year by 2025.

They are constantly striving to deliver more, taking a forward-thinking approach to create a sustainable future for the shipping industry. Anemoi have won numerous industry awards, our latest The Wind Propulsion Innovation Award for developers of innovative technology and ship designs.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Hydraulic and Machinery Commissioning Engineer to join our growing team and work in a fast-paced environment. As an Engineer, you will work directly with the UK Engineering Team, China Production Team and Production Partners to support the electrical, control and software engineering design and installation for Rotor Sail systems.

Purpose of the Job

To deliver the company's Engineering design, development and innovation goals in relation to the machinery and hydraulic engineering design for Rotor Sail systems and further support with the installation, commissioning and troubleshooting.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the UK Engineering Team, China Production Team and Production Partners to ensure successful on-site FAT of machinery and hydraulic equipment, including set up and troubleshooting of the equipment, and all aspects of the rotor sail machinery and hydraulic systems a particular focus on hydraulic cylinders, HPU's, and integration to vessel deck hydraulics
  • Responsible for the on-site SAT inspection and troubleshooting, including supervision of vessel hydraulic integration with existing windlass or hatch cover systems , instillation hydraulic systems and other machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Responsible for supervision of the shipyard works related to the marine equipment, including installation of interface piping and all hardware all hardware for the equipment and vessel to ensure successful operation of the marine equipment. Working closely with the UK Engineering Team, China Production Team, Partners, ship owner and shipyard to ensure successful SAT.
  • Cooperate with the shipyard to complete the SAT and sea trials.
  • Responsible for ensuring that equipment machinery and hydraulic installations are in accordance with approved class drawings and work with class surveyors to resolve any issues.
  • Accurate and timely collection of owner or yard comments and suggestions, providing precise feedback to the customer requirements, with support from UK Engineering and China production.
  • Collect internal and external advanced equipment design and process quality information, with timely feedback to relevant stakeholders.
  • Responsible for providing general service requirements to customers and shipyards in the Domestic China market and abroad if necessary.
  • Responsible for recording as commissioned parameters and settings and communicating to UK Engineering and China Production.
  • Provide input to product development and lessons learnt as part of the continuous improvement process.

Candidate Profile

Education and Background

  • Mechanical, machinery and hydraulics Engineering and other related professional degree

Knowledge and Experience

  • Holds relevant marine hydraulics, automation products construction, commissioning experience for newbuilding and retrofit projects is essential.
  • Familiar with working in the Marine and Ship building environment in China.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with third parties, ideally including shipyards and designers
  • 7+ years' relevant experience
  • Experience of various ship hydraulic and machinery systems e.g., A-frames, cranes, hatch covers and windlass.
  • Experience with Type Approval processes and testing requirements for Marine Equipment.
  • Experience working on board for installation, commissioning and troubleshooting of hydraulic and machinery systems on ships.
  • Commissioning capabilities and experience of developing specifications for marine hydraulic projects.


  • Good presentation and communication skills in English and Mandarin, with ability to express views effectively, a strong sense of responsibility and professionalism, able to skilfully operate a variety of office software.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and work as part of a team
  • Co-operative approach
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Creative/innovative approach - able to apply knowledge and experience effectively to new situations
  • Confident in own expertise with willingness to listen
  • High attention to detail and thorough approach