Merchant Ship Structure - Senior Specialist

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Date: 19 Jun 2024

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200003

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39677
Location:Shanghai : 288 Nanjing West Road 
Position Category:Design Appraisal
Position Type:Employee Regular

Merchant Ship Structure - Senior Specialist


Location: Shanghai


What we’re looking for 

We are looking for professionals capable of evaluating the design, production, and in-service aspects of engineering assets. This person should apply relevant procedures, experience, and knowledge to handle routine situations effectively.


 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:

- Plan approval of hull structure plans of merchant ships including bulk carriers, oil tankers, containerships, gas ships, etc.

-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 discuss / present the deliverable with the internal / external client at a senior level and be able to suggest alternative solutions where appropriate.

-To pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness. J


What you bring  

1. Bachelor or above in Naval Architecture from a recognized university or equivalent.

2. Working experience of hull structural design of merchant ships, or design appraisal in a Classification society.

3. Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the work.

4. Knowledge and experience of finite element analysis techniques is desirable but not essential.

5. Good team-work and hardworking spirits.

6. Good communication skills.


You are someone who: 

  • Is keen to take accountability and ownership for delivering customer needs 

  • Is able to self-manage and prioritize tasks towards achieving goals 

  • Is effective at solving problems, trouble-shooting and making timely decisions 

  • Is flexible and eager to take initiatives 

  • Communicates in a structured way and has ability to present technical ideas in user-friendly language 

  • Displays a team spirit, particularly in a multicultural environment 

  • Responds positively to learning opportunities and is comfortable stepping out of own comfort zone 

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. 

Here at Lloyd’s Register, we care, we share and we do the right thing in every situation. It’s ingrained in our culture and everything we do. We are committed, and continually strive, to lead with our values that empower and enable an inclusive environment conducive to your growth, development and engagement. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you have experienced, how you identify, how old you are, where you are from, what your beliefs are or how your brain or body works – the diversity of our colleagues is fundamental to our futures and the changes we can make together. Our inclusive culture allows us to connect together authentically and to be courageous and bold. We don’t just talk about our differences, we celebrate them! 

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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