Commissioning Boat Builder

Location Ipswich
Salary £14.50 per hour
Job type Permanent
Discipline Boat Building, Build & Refit
Reference J9914
Marine Resources are looking for a skilled and experienced Boatbuilder to join a commissioning team to ensurie the high-quality finish of luxury cruising yachts.
As part of the Commissioning Team, you will work diligently to uphold standards of excellence for interior and exterior boat building tasks.
As a Commissioning Boatbuilder, your primary responsibilities will include:
- Collaborating with Commissioning Skippers to identify and resolve boatbuilding issues in new yachts.
- Rectifying joinery or shipwright defects before handing over the yacht to its owner.
- Ensuring that all work meets the highest quality standards and adheres to best practices.
- Assisting the Commissioning Team with various tasks, such as boat cleaning, site maintenance, trial sails, and yacht deliveries.
- Coordinating with the Production and Design teams to drive continuous improvement.
- Strictly adhering to health, safety, and environmental compliance.
- Continuously developing your knowledge base, particularly in your area of expertise and our yacht range.
- Providing support to Production and other relevant areas within your expertise.
To excel in this role, you should possess the following knowledge, skills, experience, and qualifications:
- In-depth knowledge of boatbuilding tools, techniques, and practices, especially for luxury cruising yachts.
- Knowledge of GRP finishing is desirable.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Extensive boatbuilding experience.
- Previous experience in the marine industry working with timber/GRP yachts.
- Sailing experience is desirable.
- French polishing experience is also desirable.
- Carpentry and/or boat building specific qualifications/certifications.
Personal Characteristics:
We are looking for someone who possesses these personal characteristics:
- A practical problem-solver.
- A high standard of workmanship.
- A methodical approach to work.
- A high level of attention to detail.
- The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
- Comfortable working autonomously.
Other Requirements:
This role may require some travel, including overnight stays and occasional overseas trips (approximately 1 trip every 1 to 2 months). Therefore, a full driving license valid in the UK is a must.
If you are a dedicated and experienced boatbuilder with a passion for craftsmanship and a commitment to excellence, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to become a part of our world-class team and contribute to the creation of exceptional luxury cruising yachts.
For more information, please apply or call Tom on 07780 583 837.

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