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Outfitting Engineer - Catering Specialist

Posted: 16 Jan 2020 Closes: 26 Jan 2020
Southampton Competitive
Permanent & Full-time carnival-uk/20200116111248

At Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding, we manage the entire cruise shipbuilding process, from the initial business opportunity to post-delivery warranty, and everything in between for Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company. Our global team is made up of specialists in naval architecture; outfitting; marine, electrical and safety engineering as well as expert project managers who work together to ensure ships are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard.

To enable Corporate Shipbuilding to be the centre of excellence we aspire to be, we are looking for an Outfitting Engineer specialising in the Catering Area. 


This is to support the outfitting team in the review of our Catering, Laundry and Provision process in reviewing the designs, and advising the brands and shipyards during the build process. This role is to work alongside a Senior Engineer who has extensive experience in this area.

The ideal candidate will have experience in design of cruise ship interior design, ideally specialising within the catering and laundry areas.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for plan approval work for selected topics and projects including specifications, drawings, diagrams and other technical submissions. 
  • To monitor the construction or conversion of the vessels to ensure that the work in the shipyards follows the approved drawings and specifications and complies with acceptable marine standards and report any delays or other deviations from the schedule. 
  • To participate in technical discussions for the discipline, and contribute as required in negotiations with builders and suppliers for the discipline including mock up Inspections and on board inspections.

About you:

As an engineer you will have experience working on public areas design for cruise ships, ideally specialising in the catering areas.

Your background will be a degree in architecture, engineering or interior design, and you will have experience working on cruise ship plan approval review, and how different regulations and standards impact the design process.

This role can provide the right individual with a fantastic opportunity to develop their career in the Cruise Shipbuilding sector, and gain exposure in the development of the next generation of ships for some of the world’s most iconic cruising brands.

This role has been levelled as CCS07

About us

Corporate Shipbuilding’s core goal is to become the centre of excellence for newbuilds, refits, asset management and innovation for Carnival Corporation. In order to achieve this we are looking to be the employer of choice in the shipbuilding industry, attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry. We are creating an inclusive culture where difference is respected and valued and where our people can be themselves and develop and reach their potential.

Carnival Corporation & PLC is a global cruise company and one of the largest holiday companies in the world. Our portfolio of leading cruise brands includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn in North America; P&O Cruises and Cunard Line in the United Kingdom; AIDA Cruises in Germany; Costa Cruises in Southern Europe; and P&O Cruises in Australia. In Corporate Shipbuilding, we are passionate about building world class vessels for all of these brands. Our award winning prestigious brands employ engaged and passionate people to deliver the highest customer service standards to our loyal customers. It takes great passion and real commitment to maintain our position in the cruise market. That’s why we look for people who share our obsession and drive to provide the most memorable experiences imaginable. This is your chance to join us on our journey. With full support to enable you to realise your full potential we ensure your career with us is a successful and enjoyable one.

For further information please see attached job description and person specifications. Apply today.

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