Bring your skills and commitment to a growing team building the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts, with the facilities and opportunities to match in one of our Marine Engineer jobs. For over 50 years Oyster people have been designing and building our luxury liveaboard sailing yachts that are capable of sailing anywhere in the world in comfort and safety. We have a bold new vision for the future, and we are looking for people with a deep desire to learn and grow to join us on this exciting journey.

Why join Oyster as a Marine Engineer?

Our multi-skilled teams work together to build the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts. But at Oyster there is much more on offer than just Marine Engineer jobs. There is the unique opportunity to be part of a proud family, to learn and be the best at what you do, while enjoying coming to work every day. There is no doubt Oyster standards are demanding – they match those of our customers. We have built our reputation on the quality of our workmanship, approach to innovative technology and a meticulous attention to detail that ensures every Oyster yacht is perfect before it is handed over. Here are three big reasons to join us.

Take pride in using your engineering skills to create something truly unique and world-class – a Great British product, respected around the world. Our yachts set the standards in our industry, making life-enhancing adventures possible for our passionate international family of customers.

Under passionate new leadership Oyster is growing fast, with an order book that gives us security for years to come. It means that you can look forward with confidence and opportunities to progress both your skills and career, as we launch new yachts and innovate.

You will work as part of a highly skilled team with the finest materials, tools and facilities. We strive to build a family feel amongst our team and to provide the flexibility, training, benefits and support that you need to do your best work and to enjoy your work.

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We have Marine Engineer jobs available at our sites in Southampton and Wroxham, Norfolk. We are looking for experienced industry professionals who will help us to meet the growing demand for our range of luxury yachts.

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Our yachts are built to take on adventures anywhere in the world, from costal cruising to circumnavigating the world. So we’re looking for people to accept Marine Engineer jobs who show excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills and enjoy working as part of a multi-skilled team. You will be responsible for meeting the exacting deadlines required to complete each boat on time for delivery to its new owners. Your work will be varied, including everything from fitting various components across a wide range of systems in our world-class yachts, from hydraulics to air conditioning, from engine systems to generators, fuel, heating, waste and water cooling water systems. We have Marine Engineer jobs for people who have at least two years’ relevant experience and are comfortable with innovation and new challenges.

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  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • High standard of metal fabrication skills and knowledge of hydraulics
  • High standard of plumbing and gas knowledge
  • Ability to operate machinery and hand tools correctly and safely
  • Good understanding of marine technologies
  • Ability to work on own initiative and also plan work with other trades
  • Practical problem-solving abilities with a high standard of finish
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  • Competitive rates of pay and overtime opportunities
  • 22 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, with the flexibility to purchase an additional three days, or sell two days if preferred
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Flexible shifts and working patterns
  • Training opportunities and support
  • Company's administered contributory sickness and accident insurance scheme
  • Occupational sick pay after six months service
  • Lifeworks employee assistance programme
  • Free on-site parking 





Oyster values

We are proud to build the world’s finest bluewater sailing yachts. Our success depends on our ability to bring together the best people and enable them to do great work. Living by our values every day ensures we enjoy and do our best work, feel valued, and grow personally and professionally. These are our values that make Oyster such a special place to work:

We focus on being the best and constantly getting better.

We care deeply, are accountable and take pride in all we do.

We do the right thing, act respectfully and keep promises.

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Our Mission

"We build and support the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts, making life-enhancing adventures possible for our passionate international family of owners."

Handcrafted with pride

No two Oysters are the same. Each of our yachts is designed and handcrafted using time-honoured skills, insights and learnings gained over 50 years from a loyal group of visionaries including owners, staff, sales team and project managers. Working with the finest materials and an obsessive attention to detail, our craftspeople know how to translate your vision into a yacht that is an Oyster through and through, while making her unique to you.

Contact Us


If you are interested in joining us as a Marine Engineer then we would love you to take one of the two next steps:

FIND OUT MORE by emailing our people team on [email protected]