Principal Specialist Fuels Lubes & Emissions

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Date: 13 Jul 2024

Location: REDCAR, GB, TS10 4RF Southampton, GB, SO53 3RY

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39463



Principal Specialist - Fuels Lubes & Emissions


Lloyd’s Register


Location: - Redcar / Southampton, UK

What we’re looking for 

We are seeking an individual who can serve as LR's authoritative spokesperson, offering advanced expertise to both internal and external stakeholders regarding current and upcoming marine fuels, lubricants, exhaust emissions, and their safe utilization aboard ships. This entails ensuring compliance with regulatory obligations related to ship fuel and exhaust emissions. The position entails overseeing or assisting with projects that offer commercially-driven support and service delivery within Lloyd’s Register's advisory domain, aiming to leverage expertise to drive revenue and profitability.


 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 

  • Provide support to all departments as needed for client presentations on topics related to FOBAS areas, including visiting existing and potential clients to assist with technical aspects.
  • Work towards producing monthly technical updates and bulletins for clients.
  • Offer specialized support and advice to internal and external clients within a specific discipline or area.
  • Participate as a contributing member of relevant standardization and technical bodies such as ISO and CIMAC, representing LR FOBAS's respected position in the marine industry.
  • Ensure consistency in technical matters by aligning technical service delivery and project technical support roles, ensuring uniformity in responses and statements across all FOBAS departments. Additionally, strive to establish a standardized presentation library of materials for consistent messaging to clients and potential new clients across departments.
  • Monitor industry developments and competitor activities within a specific discipline, actively recommending areas for future investigation and development to enhance Lloyd’s Register’s competitive positioning.
  • Execute and support projects aimed at enhancing commercial service delivery opportunities within the designated area to contribute to improving Lloyd’s Register’s competitive position and developing key selling point capabilities.
  • Manage projects within the designated discipline or area, ensuring compliance with quality system requirements, cost structures, and budgetary/contractual obligations.
  • Pursue Continuous Professional Development to maintain a high level of discipline knowledge and stay abreast of rapid changes impacting the marine fuel bunker pool due to environmental regulatory shifts, ensuring consistency within the specialist area.
  • Mentor and coach other employees to facilitate effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Ensure consistency within the specialist discipline or area.


What you bring 

  • The ideal candidate should possess a degree or equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution in the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of two years program) recognized by Lloyd's Register.
  • Alternatively, qualifications from a marine or nautical institution along with relevant sea-going experience as a certificated ship's officer.
  • Membership in an appropriate professional institution.
  • Working towards or having achieved chartered or incorporated engineering status.
  • Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the responsibilities of the role.
  • Demonstrable comprehension of the Project Management process, acquired through both experience and training.
  • Previous involvement in budget monitoring.
  • Specific requirements vary based on the job and should be completed by the manager (e.g., in-depth knowledge of Hydrodynamics).
  • Specific requirements vary based on the job and should be completed by the manager (e.g., a business qualification such as an MBA).



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.





Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:

Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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