Structural Research & Procedures Senior Specialist

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Date: 12 Jul 2024

Location: Busan, Busan, KR, 48943 Shanghai, SH, CN, 200003 Yokohama, 14, JP, 220-6010 Ghansoli, Navi Mumbai,, MH, IN, 400710

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39342



Structural Research & Procedures Senior Specialist

Lloyd’s Register


Location: - Mumbai, India / China/ Japan/ South Korea


What we’re looking for 

The role is for the position of Senior Specialist within the Structural Research & Procedure team, a part of the UK & Ireland Technical Directorate Department. The successful candidate will be based in India, or North Asia (i.e. China, Japan, and South Korea).

As a member of a highly dedicated team, your primary focus will involve the development of Rule products including ship Rules and regulations, ship structural analysis procedures, and research topics pertaining to the strength and fatigue of ship structures. You will play a key role in consolidating the industry’s best practices into regulatory requirements and easy-to-follow procedures for ship design and construction. Additionally, you will provide technical support to our local and global clients and surveyors regarding ship structure analysis, addressing a wide range of complex technical inquiries. Moreover, you will be engaged in managing research projects to ensure timely and budget-compliant delivery.


You will have access to a variety of training courses and professional development opportunities. Working at Lloyd's Register, you will collaborate with other technical teams, plan approval offices, and software and consultancy departments.


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


  • To develop Rules and procedures for Classification services based on client feedback and demand for safety of life and properties at sea.
  • To perform complex assessments and provide specialist advice for service delivery, research or development work within agreed broad parameters that include budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • To produce the deliverable within the agreed broad parameters in an appropriate format and take responsibility to review other employee’s work as requested.
  • To discuss / present the deliverable with the internal / external client at a senior level and be able to suggest alternative solutions where appropriate.
  • Undertake administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • To assess / recommend the time / value of the work to be undertaken for an internal / external client within an agreed fee / cost structure and within the commercial aspects of the contract.
  • To make recommendations based on internal / external client feedback to assist in service delivery improvement and to help build the business.
  • To contribute to internal / external client management as appropriate.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • To pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness.
  • To mentor / coach other technical employees to achieve effective technical knowledge transfer and application.
  • To undertake project management where applicable including monitoring project progress and spend against budget and contract requirements.


What you bring 


  • A degree or equivalent qualification from a tertiary institution recognized by Lloyd’s Register in the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of a two-year program), or qualifications from a marine or nautical institution coupled with relevant sea-going experience as a certified ship’s officer.
  • Membership in an appropriate professional institution.
  • Working towards achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • Proficiency in the English language at a level suitable for the responsibilities of the role, along with relevant IT skills.
  • Demonstrable comprehension of the Project Management process, acquired through both experience and training.
  • Broad knowledge of loads and a profound understanding of structural analysis methods, encompassing hand calculations based on theory and Finite Element analysis, and their application to marine and offshore structures.



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. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing.


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.





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