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Project Manager Vacancy

project manager role
Ocean Yacht Systems are recruiting a new Project Manager to be based from the Company office in Christchurch UK.

Outline of Role:

Take full responsibility for project managing all Rigging, Rigging Service, Hydraulics, Thrusters and Trade sale projects. Create new parts, bills of materials and routings to allow timely production of standard and prototype parts. Communicate project information regularly with clients or client project managers. Work with production / build team to ensure on time completion and test program. Deliver projects to high standard, on time and on budget.

Specific Responsibilities:

Management of projects from acceptance of order, through to delivery at final destination.

Planning and scheduling of projects, generating scopes of work for design team and ensuring drawing packs are issued in full to production on time.

Add new parts, Bills of Materials and routings from design drawings to allow production to purchase and schedule work.

Ensure projects are completed within budget targets.

Procure specialist / long lead parts ahead of production to ensure on time delivery to client.

Liaise directly with clients and / or appointed project manager on all specification, order progression and logistical matters.

Providing technical sales support to existing and new customer accounts to create technical specifications prior to quotes and ordering. Undertaking pre‐sales technical inspections and customer visits as required.

Work with the build team to improve build process techniques, and produce build process manuals.

Identify and implement where agreed with the Directors, improvements in manufacturing methods and/or practice.

Work with all classification societies, ensure that products comply and rules are up to date.

To oversee the quality systems and procedures for your projects.

To create custom Owner’s manuals, and update existing manuals.

Other duties as and when defined by the Board of Directors.

Candidate Requirements:

Minimum 5 years experience in a project management or project leader role.

Qualifications or background in engineering.

Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills imperative.

Adaptable person able to cope with a variety of different workloads.

Good IT skills including limited use of CAD package.

Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Willingness to work extended hours as and when the needs of the business dictate.

Good team player.

Please send your CV to Wayne Shatwell, Managing Director at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call +44 1202 596606 for further details.

OYS at METS 2013

Ocean Yacht Systems (OYS) will be attending the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) from Tuesday 19 through to Thursday 21 November.METS2013Logo
METS provides a good platform where suppliers and agents from around the world all meet up for three days of networking at the Amsterdam RAI. This year OYS will be walking around the show and the team are looking forward to hearing how projects are progressing and new opportunities arising.
To arrange an appointment with Mark Barwell or Ian Crowden please contact them through the OYS website here or on +44(0)7775 508422.  

Show time in Monaco

Ocean Yacht Systems will be attending the Monaco Yacht Show from Wednesday 25th to Friday 27th September 2013.

Monaco Yacht Show

Shows are a great opportunity to meet familiar and new faces and a chance to get a feel for how the industry is progressing. OYS are looking forward to spending the four days at the show visiting existing clients and also taking the opportunity to make new contacts.

Mark Barwell (Sales Director) and Ian Crowden (Technical Director) are looking forward to telling you all about the latest developments and innovations from OYS. If you would like to pre arrange a meeting then please contact Mark and Ian through the contact us page on the website here.



Success for all 3 divisions in NZ

Ocean Yacht Systems are pleased to be combining custom products from all 3 divisions on one very special project. Currently in build with OYS thrusters, hydraulic cylinders and rigging fittings, the 37m Dubois Superyacht (project FY17) is being crafted by the team at Fitzroy Yachts, New Zealand.
This elegant, sleek and clean lined superyacht will be a first for its European owner. Designed for comfort and entertaining, the design and equipment on board FY17 foresee her as a worthy competitor on the emerging superyacht regatta scene. 
FY17 profileOcean Yacht Systems are working with Fitzroy Yachts, Hall Spars New Zealand and Hall Spars USA to equip FY17 with custom made thrusters, a new range of lightweight aluminium hydraulic cylinders, plus bespoke titanium fittings integral to the cutting edge Hall Spars SCR Carbon rigging.
A vertical retracting bow thruster model H-0400-V and swing retracting stern thruster model H-400-S have already been installed at Fitzroy Yachts with the commissioning by OYS planned for the end of 2013. When not in use both units fully retract leaving a completely flawless hull as per the original designs by Dubois, assisting to maximise her hull performance when cruising or competing in regattas.
Mark Barwell Sales Director for Ocean Yacht Systems, “We are yet again delighted to be working with both Fitzroy Yachts and Hall Spars on such a significant project. We have a close relationship with both companies and FY17 brings the three companies together once more. We are looking forward to the commissioning of FY17 later this year.”
For further details please call OYS on +44(0)1202 596600 or contact us through our website here. 

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