Senior Specialist - Lifesaving Appliances

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Date: 1 Apr 2024

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU Ghansoli, Navi Mumbai,, MH, IN, 400710 Rotterdam, NL, 3068 AX

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39381



Senior Specialist – Lifesaving Appliances


Lloyd’s Register


Location: - Global



What we’re looking for 


  • We are currently looking for an experienced Specialist to play a key role working within the fire and safety team, carrying out complex examinations of Lifesaving products, giving pragmatic advice to colleagues and clients and also to mentor less experienced colleagues.


 What we offer you 


  • Competitive Salary
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes. 



The role 

  • Type Approval of Lifesaving products to various statutory codes, international standards, and rules in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Assistance and coordination of new rules and regulations relating to various LSA equipment.
  • Representation of LR and IACS at various technical committee meetings and forums which could include IMO MSC and SSE sub-committees.
  • Conducting occasional site visits at various shipyards, client sites, testing laboratories, or production facilities as required to successfully complete projects.
  • Contributing expert knowledge and experience of LSA equipment and regulatory framework to risk-based project teams to ensure project outcomes are met.
  • Assisting the business in the bid and win process for new projects by accurately estimating time requirements for a range of projects.
  • Management and oversight of project schedules, financial tracking, contract risk management procedures and issues plus associated project documentation and supporting compliance with all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Attendance at and preparation of reports as required for audits that are conducted by external bodies.
  • Providing visible, pro-active HS&E leadership, ensuring that all LR Corporate and local HS&E policies and processes are followed, including any necessary client-specific requirements, in particular, ensuring that stated requirements for incident reporting, task risk assessment and safe methods of work are followed.
  • Actively seeking to ensure client satisfaction and to generate new opportunities with our clients.



What you bring 


  • 7-10 years’ experience working in a relevant role covering design, testing and or certification of life saving appliances
  • Demonstrable experience of the IMO Life Saving Appliances Code requirements and an in -depth knowledge of LSA products including certification and testing requirements.
  • In depth knowledge of Maritime Safety Legislation for a variety of ship types.
  • Broad knowledge of SOLAS, other international regulations (e. g. LSA Code, ISO Standards, UL Standards etc,).
  • Basic project management techniques are desirable.
  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of two years programme).
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Working towards achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including technical report writing, having the ability to adapt and work to tight deadlines .
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work.
  • Good general appreciation Marine & Offshore industry standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of Classification / Certification / Verification is desirable.



About us 


We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of 


Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 


Want to apply. 


We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 


We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 



If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 


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