YACHT PRODUCTION ENGINEER

Palmer Johnson Monaco is looking for an experienced Yacht Production Engineer to supervise the production of small to medium size Palmer Johnson yachts in our European Facilities.

Type: Full-Time   Experience: Mid-senior level   Function: Supervisor   Location: Latvia & Italy

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Status the project progress, starting from the main structure to the installation of the interior and final sea trial.
  • Develop a Production Plan and Information schedule/sequence for the project (via excel or project document)
  • Liaise with the CE/RINA/NMMA for drawings review and surveys on board. Organize all the documents related to the hull approval and ensure that all class comments are solved. (via Excel List and Report)
  • To record the building process with pictures and file them by areas and time
  • General QA on board. Making sure that the work is executed per yacht standard and agreed details. Detect and report all the non-conformity items with photos and precise description.
  • Organizing all the production drawings for the history of the project
  • Coordinating all the trade work on a daily base: organizing short daily meetings with the internal and subcontractor foreman to ensure that all the crews can work with no disruption according to the schedule.
  • Verify the material is delivered at the expected time.
  • Tracking all the non-conformity and documenting with photos
  • Occasional travel between yards and the main PJ office.
  • Reporting to the Upper Management the progress of the build on a monthly basis or as required

 

Competencies and Qualifications

  • 8 years experience in composite luxury yacht building
  • Able to take projects from start to finish, display a strong ability to multitask, hit crucial KPIs and ensure that the project is properly staffed and supplied with the relevant materials and man-power.
  • Experience and understanding in high speed yacht construction, managing the production trades, overseeing the quality, building sequence, project schedule and budget.
  • Read and Review Technical drawings and information prior to installation
  • Be able to verify changes and cost & time impact during the build
  • Clear, transparent communication and professional representation of the company with respect to both internal and external contacts
  • Competence in management, presentation and moderation
  • Result oriented as part of a team as well as independently
  • Knowledge in composite technologies construction, mechanical and systems principles and installation sequence, deck outfitting, paint job and interior joinery fabrication
  • Knowledge of the following software is an advantage:  AutoCAD,  Rhino, and Solidworks
  • Have a clear understanding of marine: HVAC, plumbing, lighting, electrical devices and panels…

 

LOCATION:

Based in Latvia for the first 3-4 months and then in Italy, and will involve occasional international travel. 

A valid EU passport is required.

 

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of 6-8 year experience in managing the complete production on Yachts in the 15-30 meter range.

To apply please send your Resume and Cover Letter to:  careers@palmerjohnson.com with the subject line : Yacht Production  Engineer