City of London
The Outfitting Specialist for the catering, back of house and laundry area is responsible for inspecting the construction and outfitting of related areas to the agreed specification and applicable rules. He/She is controlling quality of the materials used and outfitting carried out, highlighting any discrpancies with the approved project, suggesting potential adjustments when minor issues are identified and scope for improvement in relation to following shipbuildings.
- Fluency in English, knowledge of other European languages is a plus;
- A degree relevant to shipbuilding or equivalent qualification or significant relevant experience is required;
- Substancial experience with delivering inspections of cabins,
public areas applied to shipbuilding or refitting in shipyards or onboard cruise vessels in operations; Some experinece in a leadership position is also required;
- Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office (including Excel, MS Word, MS Project or equivalent and PowerPoint) and ability to use design programs such as Autocad;
- Familiarity with Marine Rules and International Standards and Regulaitons in particular USPH;
- Ability to review new building specifications and drawings and to read and understand a variety of engineering drawings;
- Good analytical skills, attention to detail and a ‘can do’ attitude;
- Availability to work long hours under pressure and over the weekend when required. Frequent travelling is involved;
- Ensures that all relevant areas are built within the set timescale and in line with the approved specifiation, design and contractual requirements;
- Follows the installation and outfitting of all relevant areas, maintaining accurate and up to date records of all activities and inspections;
- Attends project meetings and prepares progress reports;
- Ensures that all materials used are compliant and in scope with the specifications and the approved design, of a suitable quality fit for its intended use, approved by class and relevant authorities e.g. USPH;
- Suggests minor adjustments as may be found necessary on site and follows implementation and development of any design change;
- Highlights relevant aspects of the approved design which can be improved in the future;
- Assists with Plan Approval activities as required.
VISA REQUIREMENTS (if any)
- Right to work in Italy/France and to travel within the EU
Part of the MSC Group, MSC Cruises is the market leader in the Mediterranean, South Africa and South America, and sails year-round in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Its seasonal itineraries cover northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, southern Africa, and the Persian/Arabian Gulf. MSC Cruises was born in the Mediterranean, and draws inspiration from this heritage to create a unique experience for holidaymakers worldwide. As a result of a euro 6.5 billions investment programme launched in 2003, MSC Cruises' fleet comprises 13 state-of-the-art cruise ships belonging to four different classes: Lirica, Musica, Fantasia and Meraviglia. The fleet's average age is 7 years, the youngest in the industry. In 2014, MSC Cruises launched a euro 9 billion, 10 year investment plan to support the second phase of its growth through the order of up to 11 next generation mega cruise ships. As a result, MSC Cruises' fleet will double by 2026, while the passenger capacity will triple to reach five million passengers per year. MSC Cruises is the first cruise company to develop an investment plan of this length and magnitude. MSC Cruises feels a deep responsibility for the environments in which it operates, and was the first company ever to earn the Bureau Veritas "7 Golden Pearls" for superior management and environmental stewardship. In 2009, MSC Cruises began an enduring partnership with UNICEF to support various programmes assisting children worldwide.