Oyster Yachts - Southampton

 Built on the foundation of over 20 million blue-water sailing miles and 75 circumnavigations, we pride ourselves on putting people first. As a growing business, we enable our employees to take ownership of their work and to be the best at what they do. Are you passionate about taking responsibility and having the ability to make a difference?

If so, we have a great opportunity for a highly experienced labourer.

The Contract:


Full time – 40 hours per week

Primary Location: Southampton

The Role:

The Labourer will report to the Site Manager, who is based at Southampton. This post is based at Southampton and will be responsible for providing assistance and support to all relevant teams/departments as required.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Operating a fork lift truck – loading and unloading lorries, moving materials.
  • Carrying out weekly safety checks on various vehicles and equipment.
  • Receiving, sorting through and storing away deliveries.
  • Sweeping and vacuuming workshop floors, stairs and other services.
  • Cleaning toilets, workshops and canteen areas.
  • Emptying bins and disposing of all waste on a daily basis
  • Carrying out basic building maintenance tasks
  • Topping up stocks of consumable items from main stores
  • General assistance around site working with the other employees as and when required

The Person:


  • Forklift Truck License
  • Able to problem solve
  • Ability to plan and work with different trades
  • To be hardworking and conscientious at all times. 


  • Knowledge of the marine industry and passion for Oyster Yachts

This job description is indicative of the range of current duties and responsibilities for the post, it is not comprehensive. It is inevitable that the duties will change to reflect organisational change and it is essential therefore that it is regarded with a degree of flexibility, so that changing needs and circumstances can be met.  All changes will be discussed with the post holder.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact our HR department at [email protected]