Coda Octopus Products Ltd.

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At Coda Octopus, our main operating base is in Edinburgh, Scotland, and we have sales offices in the U.S. and Australia. We operate in the global offshore equipment supply market and sell unique, high-end technology through our worldwide sales and distribution network.

We are always seeking new talent and good caliber personnel to join our dynamic team and fill various vacancies in the areas of software development, sales, support, and survey operations. We are particularly interested in speaking to candidates with relevant industry experience in the software development, marine construction, marine survey, or oil and gas sectors.

Educated to degree level with at least three years of professional experience, we are seeking individuals with very good communication skills who can contribute to our business to join our young and expanding team in Edinburgh.

If you feel you fit the brief, please apply to jobs@codaoctopus.com with a covering letter.

Coda Octopus Products Ltd

Place: Edinburgh

Competitive salary

Essential for the role: Degree in Physics, Engineering, Geophysical or Hydrographic Studies

Coda Octopus designs, manufactures, sells and support, systems and software for the marine survey industry. We are currently recruiting for the position of Product Support Engineer at our Edinburgh office. This position is full-time.

As a Coda Octopus Products Support Engineer, you will:

  • Respond to customer queries and usability questions via telephone, email or remote support software
  • Take responsibility for providing technical support to our customers, working with them to deliver a solution
  • Work closely with software development team to replicate bugs and software performance issues
  • Create “Solutions” within our CRM System to capture & disseminate product knowledge
  • Collect customer requirements for the software (leading to new features being added).
  • Suggest improvements based on your past geophysical surveying background and insights gained from customer support
  • Provide input to the Software Development Team on work flow processes (both in acquisition and processing)
  • Conduct Acceptance Testing for Software
  • Liaise with vendors to facilitate integration testing with third party products e.g. tow-fish
  • Run product training sessions both internally and externally – which will involve travel to customer site
  • From time to time carry out field assignments (both on and offshore)
  • Be part of the out of office support roster (at least one week per month) 

The ideal candidate should have at least two of the following: 

  • Degree educated in an engineering, physics, ocean science or other technical discipline
  • Ideally between 2 -3 years’ experience in a technical field role such as a qualified hydrographic surveyor or marine geophysicist but recent graduates with the right qualifications will also be considered
  • Practical field experience with marine survey equipment and software
  • Offshore experience working with sonars or navigation systems. Preferably with experience of sidescan, sub-bottom profiling or multibeam sensors. 

Significant training will be provided by the Company. 

Our products are sold globally and therefore the candidate should be able to communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds.  The role would suit someone who enjoys technology, problem solving and engaging with clients.

For further information about Coda Octopus Products Ltd please visit our website at www.codaoctopus.com.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@codaoctopus.com explaining why this job is right for you, with reference SE/2019/AMG. 

Closing Date for this position is 20 September 2019 but please submit your application as soon as possible.

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Job description: Offshore Engineer

This role is intended to provide support to our customers by providing training or offshore support using our real time 3D volumetric sonar. It is based in Edinburgh and involves extensive travel within and outside of UK.

The objectives of the role are:

  • To ensure that Coda Octopus’ customers gain maximum benefit from the use of our products through training
  • Draft technical plans on execution of customer’s project (installation requirements for successful integration and operation of our products)
  • To prepare project reports based on completion of offshore mission
  • To support installation of our products on customer’s premises
  • To collect in the course of his/her duties potential requirements for new products or new facilities that could be added to existing products and to feed these requirements into our Research and Product Development teams.
  • Provide technical support to customers

Requirements

We are looking for either a qualified hydrographic surveyor for this role or someone from offshore engineering discipline or the like. It is essential that the successful candidate has some experience in customer facing engineering position. Good writing skills is essential. Furthermore, we are looking for someone who is reasonably fit and energetic, enthusiastic, likes challenges generally and flexible.

Qualifications

  • A good educational background with an engineering emphasis to degree level
  • Qualified as a hydrographic surveyor or have at least 4 years’ experience working offshore using navigation sensors and sonars
  • Ability to work independently offshore
  • Ability to debug and follow debug instructions
  • Good language skills, English is essential

Travel is an essential part of this role and may involve up to 50% of your time.

For a fuller description of this role, please visit our website at www.codaoctopus.com. Also visit www.codaoctopusgroup.com (for more information about the Group)

If you feel you fit the brief, please send your CV to jobs@codaoctopus.com no later than 20 September 2019. You should include a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position.

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Job Description

We are a medium sized company with offices in Europe and USA. We operate in the global offshore equipment supply market and sell high-end equipment which is patented and unique.

Our Edinburgh office is currently seeking a candidate to fulfil the role of Electronic Engineer.

Ideally you will be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have some experience in electronic design and have a strong background in mathematics. You will be a talented ‘all-rounder’ with software and other engineering skills, and have the ability to work in a multi-disciplined design and development team. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills, have problem solving and creativity skills, honesty and integrity, an eagerness to learn and a high level of personal motivation, drive and energy.

Key requirements (some or all of the following) in a sonar products development environment:

  • Digital systems design and integration
  • FPGA/VHDL/Verilog design
  • Microcontroller design and programming
  • Embedded software development
  • Analogue design including acoustic front-ends
  • Digital Beamforming theory and implementation

Duties will include:

  • Undertaking the feasibility, design, development, documentation and testing of the next generation of changes to the 4D sonar product line.
  • Taking part in improvements and development of 4D sonar systems and related sub-systems
  • Preparing information for the layout and/or manufacture of circuit boards and liaison with manufacturing department or sub-contract manufacturers.
  • Ensuring that designs are tested in accordance with, and comply with requirement specifications, including taking an active role in analysis of faults or non-compliances, and presenting solutions to problems that may arise.
  • Developing diagnostics tools for our sonar products and related sub-systems using appropriate toolsets such as Matlab.
  • Be proactive regarding new designs and new technology that can be used in future developments.

Salary will be dependent on experience. Coda Octopus Products Ltd offers a competitive benefits package.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter explaining why this job is right for you to jobs@codaoctopus.com no later than 31 August 2019.

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Job description

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our team in our Edinburgh Office.

We are a medium sized Group with offices in Europe and USA and with a worldwide sales and distribution network. We operate in the global offshore equipment supply market and sell high end and unique technology. Visit our website for more information on the Company.

The successful candidate must have products sales experience into a relevant industry (such as Oil and Gas Sector, Underwater Construction, Offshore Wind Energy or Marine Survey Sectors) or the subsea defense space.

Key qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are:

  • An established career record in one of the sectors described above;
  • A track record of professional products sales with demonstrable and repeated success into one of the sectors above;
  • Good networking skills and ability
  • Ability to find opportunities and take these through the sales cycle up to and including closing of sales;
  • Target and goal oriented;
  • Experience of developing and successfully implementing sales strategies;
  • Good and effective communications;
  • Team Player with ability to motivate staff to help you achieve your objectives;
  • Ability to sell technical products; and
  • Experience of dealing at all levels with a customer base within the sectors described in the preceding paragraph.

The role involves international travel.

This is not an Account Management Role but one where the successful candidate is required to develop new business for the Company.

We are seeking a candidate who is experienced in sales or business development and educated to degree level (engineering discipline or marine sciences is desirable) with at least 4+ years of professional sales experience with a focus on product sales.

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

Only candidates who have the prerequisite market sector knowledge and sales/business development experience will be considered for this position. Interested Applicants should submit CV and cover letter by 31 August 2019 to jobs@codaoctopus.com.

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Job description

Coda Octopus designs, manufactures, sells and support, systems and software for the marine survey industry. We are currently recruiting for the position of Mechanical Engineer at our Edinburgh office. This position is full-time and reports to the R&D Director but also liaises with the Production team.

You will be responsible for the design and development of the mechanical aspects of new products and enhancements to existing products. You will also be involved in prototype assemblies including electronic components and PCBs. Ideally you will be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have a proven track record in mechanical design. You will be a talented ‘all-rounder’ and be able to work in a multi-disciplined design and development team. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills, have problem solving and creativity skills, honesty and integrity, an eagerness to learn and a high level of personal motivation, drive and energy.

Key requirements include:

  • Candidate must be qualified to Degree Level
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Products Design Experience would be an added value
  • Good Problem Solving Skills
  • Creative with can do attitude and love of technology
  • Mechanical component/assembly design skills realising cost, safety, consistency and manufacturability constraints
  • 3D design software experience, preferably Solidworks
  • Material knowledge, ideally including subsea properties
  • Assembly/hands-on experience of building prototypes including electronic sub-assemblies
  • Good written communication and documentation skills

Duties will include:

  • 3D Mechanical design of new products and components
  • Undertaking assemblies of electronics and mechanical prototype and pre-production models.
  • Develop, document and perform tests on pre-production models.
  • Produce and assist in the refinement of pre-production products for the Company including both electronic and mechanical design modifications.
  • Generate, and where necessary modify, 3D and 2D mechanical drawings for pre-production parts.
  • To assist in the development of new procedures for the production products for the Company.
  • Ensuring that designs are tested in accordance with, and comply with requirement specifications, including taking an active role in analysis of faults or non-compliances, and presenting solutions to problems that may arise.

Salary will be competitive and dependent on experience. Coda Octopus Products Ltd offers a competitive benefits package.

For further information about Coda Octopus Products Ltd please visit our website at www.codaoctopus.com.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@codaoctopus.com explaining why this job is right for you. Closing Date for this position is 31 August 2019.

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Junior Technician / Apprentice

Coda Octopus Products based in Edinburgh has a requirement a Junior Technician / Apprentice to join its busy team developing and manufacturing leading-edge subsea 3D imaging and survey technology used in a wide range of applications in the oil and gas, construction and security industries.

We are looking for an Apprentice to train on the job to become part of our established manufacturing team.

We will provide day-release and support for ongoing education.

The Apprentice will work in our Production Department and will be involved in a broad range of duties involving electronic and electro-mechanical assembly, installation and configuration of software and firmware on various productions including testing and fault finding at board level and 3D printing of parts.

The ideal candidate will also be very ambitious and like to have a broad work scope from hardware to software, testing to going out to sea to conduct sea testing of equipment.   As the Apprentice grows in knowledge, the role is likely to involve travel to customer site to assist with mobilization of equipment and will assist from time to time with preparation of equipment for rentals, demonstrations and exhibitions and may occasionally be required to go to customer’s premises and on-board vessels in support of our operations.

Applicants should have a demonstrable interest in engineering or electronics together with an aptitude for electro-mechanical assembly.

Applicants will ideally have obtained qualifications e.g. ONC/HNC in a technical subject together with some practical experience in a technical or manufacturing environment.

Demonstration of engineering projects done as a hobbyist will be taken into account.

On-the-job training and support in our products, technologies and the use of our systems and processes will be provided, alongside a day-release further education course in an appropriate discipline.

All candidates must have attained a good standard of basic Maths, English, IT or any subject in the sciences.

For a fuller description of this role, please visit our website at www.codaoctopus.com. Also visit www.codaoctopusgroup.com (for more information about the Group)

Please submit your application to jobs@codaoctopus.com no later than September 20, 2019.

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