Lead Boat Builder

Location Portsmouth
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Boat Building
Reference J8944
Marine Resources are pleased to be seeking an energetic lead boat builder/charge hand to join our client who are a rapidly growing, world leading advanced maritime technology group based in Portsmouth.

Our client is producing a unique, innovative vessel at the forefront of the industry, not only offering an opportunity to be part of an incredible project but in a modern forward thinking flexible business offering benefits rare to find in the marine industry which are listed below.

You will be in a culture with respect and cohesion at their core where you will lead a team to build the most interesting vessel in the UK right now.

You should have a sense of determination, driving for excellence with a collaborative mindset open to criticism and compromise to reach solutions. Being at the cutting edge of industry, change of direction is a constant when developments are made, you should be flexible to embrace change with a positive and flexible attitude.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Leading the build and manufacture of vessels.
  • Manage and develop the team to become a well organised, efficient and focused build team.
  • Working with the design and development teams to produce the final product.
  • Capable of leading in the assembly and fit out of craft.
  • Ideally with experience in more than one vein of engineering such as; Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Fuel, Electrical components, Drivetrain, Raw water and other marine systems
  • Working flexibly with the engineering and operations teams to ensure the vessels are ready and complete for tests and trials.
  • Understanding and capability of manufacturing composite components.
  • Leading the implementation of the highest safety standards for build and manufacture.
  • Working collaboratively with established partner organisations to deliver robust integration of build plans within defined timelines.
Qualifications and Experience:
▪ A proven track record in the manufacture of complex marine vessels would be an advantage.
▪ Demonstrable history of excellent technical communication, both written and verbal
▪ Maritime experience is essential, but whatever your track record, high levels of technical expertise, personal drive and strong communication skills are particularly important.
▪ Experience of safe assembly and testing of pressure systems, including fluid power
▪ Unafraid to challenge the team and utilise relevant experience to drive towards the highest quality engineering output.
▪ A proactive individual with strong commitment and self-motivation to be able to lead test and validation activities.
▪ Willingness to embrace innovation and creativity.
▪ Any additional qualifications or certifications in the areas of safety, lifting, process advantageous.
▪ Degree qualified with a relevant discipline (Engineering / Naval) would be advantageous.
Our clients people are thier greatest asset, they continually strive to provide an excellent
working environment to enable the team to do their best work. With have an agile professional
workforce: they are founded on the belief that their people are valued and our business is trusted,
inclusive and commercially-adept.
▪ Private Healthcare
▪ Share Options
▪ Life Insurance
▪ Unlimited Paid Holiday
▪ Gym on site in Portsmouth
▪ Ongoing professional development and training
▪ Pension contribution
▪ Flexible Working
▪ A culture of diversity and innovative thinking
Please apply for more details!

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