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Marine and Shipbuilding

The largest supplier of Marine and Shipbuilding jobs in the UK.

​As the largest supplier of marine trades in the UK, Morson have some of the most exciting opportunities in the marine and shipbuilding industry. 

With offices in key locations across the UK, Morson is at the core of the industry’s largest projects. As a leader in marine and shipbuilding recruitment, we understand the importance of securing a workforce that delivers a consistently exceptional service – for both contract and permanent personnel. Morson is proud to have delivered a diverse range of disciplines to major marine and shipbuilding projects, including concept design for submarines.


Marine and shipbuilding are one of the UK's most significant and prestigious sectors. Responsible for the maintenance, refitting and new build of select Ministry of Defence vessels in support of the UK's naval service, and the construction of naval and commercial ships and submarine fleets overseas, the sector reflects the exceptionally high calibre of engineering talent that is evident in the industry today. 

2019 promises to be an exciting year for the UK shipbuilding industry, with significant investment at dockyards across the UK resulting in huge job opportunities. As the UK's largest supplier or marine trades, Morson has a significant number of roles at shipyards across the UK. 


  • Design (Structural, Piping, Mechanical, Electrical, Hull)

  • Principle Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC, Structural)

  • Naval Architect

  • Human Factors

  • Pipe and Structural Stress Analysis

  • Systems Engineering

  • Software Engineering

  • Weights Engineering

  • Data Management

  • Propulsion

  • Design Assurance

  • Shock and Dynamics

  • PLM


We recruit skilled trades people who have either time served in an apprenticeship, an NVQ or C&G Level 3. Candidates must hold, or be eligible and willing to undertake, Baseline or SC clearance as required. Successful candidates are likely to have worked in shipyards or have transferable skills from other industries such as power, oil & gas, offshore, petro-chemical or renewable energy. 


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