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Commercial Diving Equipment & Hyperbaric Chambers Manufacturers


SMP Ltd Announce Staff Expansion

Tue 19th June 2018

In response to our planned expansion into new markets we are now looking to recruit across our desig
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SMP LTD Easter Opening 2017

Thu 13th April 2017

Please be advised of the following SMP LTD office opening times for the forthcoming Easter Holiday.
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Oceanology International 2016

Fri 4th March 2016

OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 201615th - 17th March 2016 ExCeL London United Kingdom Visit us on Stand R1
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Pat Murphy

Tue 20th October 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce that Pat Murphy, one of our longest serving employees, pa
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SMP Apprentices achieve success
SMP LTD apprentices

Mon 10th August 2015

SMP LTD congratulate their apprentices on passing their exams for the academic year 2014/2015 and we
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Submarine Manufacturing and Products Ltd
Submarine Manufacturing and Products Ltd
Blackpool Road, Newton, Nr. Kirkham
Preston, Lancashire, UK, PR4 3RE

Email: Click here to send us email
Tel: +44 (0)1772 687775
Fax: +44 (0)1772 687774

We are BSI Registered

We are BSI Registered for ISO 9001 & ISO 14001

Employment Opportunities at SMP

Current employment vacancies at SMP

SMP operate from premises in Kirkham, Lancashire (near Preston).

For general vacancies at SMP please email your CV with a covering letter to

Design Engineer


Design Engineer Reporting to the Design Engineering Manager you will develop close ties with our Sales department to quickly turn around concept drawings and P&ID’s that our clients require before sales confirmation, you will be required at times to travel to clients premises to discuss their requirements, you will be a forward thinker with excellent people skills and the ability to communicate in presentation and 1 to one formats.

08:00 - 17:00 Core Hours


Required Certs:
Qualified/ Bachelor of Engineering, have anywhere from 5 -15 years' experience

• Experience in within the Marine, Offshore or Subsea industry is highly desirable.
• Be a qualified Mechanical Engineer and would benefit with some Electrical knowledge (or equivalent/related qualification).
• Significant experience in the design and development of production products from conception through to completion (preferably within the Marine Sub Sea industry).
• Extensive Knowledgeable working with Autodesk Vault, AutoCAD 2D & Inventor 3D. (FEA experience an advantage/other packages considered).
• Extensive Knowledge and experience with Bill of Materials (B.O.M’s) development, sourcing & Creation.
• Knowledge or Pressure, Air, Hydraulic, instrumentation, Material Process.
• Strong knowledge of fabrication, welding, sheet metal, material properties.
• Strong aptitude in Process flows.
• Would benefit in electrical knowledge 3ph 415V, 1ph 230V & VDC Control.
• Experience managing and mentoring junior team members.
• Experience commissioning, testing, validating and documenting processes.
• Experience using MS Project, Excel and Word Platforms.
• Be inventive, practical and results focused.
• Strong work ethic (staying until the job is done).
• Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Report writing and thorough documentation skills.

If you have the relevant experience and would enjoy working with a friendly team please send an up to date CV to .


SMP are firmly established as one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of commercial diving equipment. We manufacture Hyperbaric Decompression Chambers, Saturation Diving Systems, Hot Water Machines, Diver Gas Supply Panels, Containerised Diving Solutions and 'Diver Launch and Recovery Systems'.

SMP also design and manufacture bespoke diving solutions in a “special” projects team. We also supply commercial diving equipment including Kirby Morgan diving helmets, Coltri breathing air compressors, Cortland surface supplied diving umbilicals, underwater camera systems, underwater lighting, hydraulic underwater tools, and underwater Non Destructive Test equipment.