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Jobs at Berthon

All Berthon jobs are live at the time of publication. Jobs located at Berthon’s Boatyard and office facilities in Lymington.

Berthon is seeking an Epicor ERP10 Manager to work alongside the IT Manager and business stakeholders. This will be a hands-on role covering all aspects of ERP10 module implementation, maintenance, customisation, reporting, upgrades, integration with external applications, user support and education, and roll-out to new business units.

Job Description & Application

Berthon is seeking a full-time experienced IT Manager to work alongside the Epicor ERP Manager and business stakeholders. The role will include managing all aspects of the IT and Communications infrastructure, business systems integration, cyber security policy and practice, ITC purchasing and contracts, user support and education, and expansion to incorporate new business units and branch offices in the UK and overseas.

Job Description & Application

Berthon Boat Co Ltd is a family business located in the desirable town of Lymington between the Solent and the New Forest. Amongst a diverse range of activities, Berthon undertakes a number of new construction, rebuild and refit projects in both the commercial and yacht sectors.
With a long order book, we are now looking to expand our experienced project team with the appointment of a junior project manager; the position would ideally suit a newly qualified graduate or an enthusiastic junior manager looking for a new challenge.

Job Description & Application

Due to expansion and increasing demand for our high-quality services, Berthon has positions available for experienced Shipwrights/Boatbuilders to join our highly skilled team of Shipwrights and their Apprentices on private yachts and commercial refit and repair projects.

Job Description & Application

To supplement our team of highly skilled Marine Engineers and their apprentices on refit projects in our modern purpose built facilities and to service the needs of our marina client base working on a range of sailing and motor yachts as well as maintaining our own company vessels.

Job Description & Application

Working within our accounts department to maintain the company’s time system and payroll. Including: processing daily timesheets, maintaining employee absences, training and personnel files, processing month end payroll and liaising with HMRC and Now Pensions. The ideal candidate will have a solid experience within payroll and have basic HR knowledge. Knowledge of Epicor & Sage Payroll would be beneficial but not essential.

Job Description & Application

Berthon has been synonymous with yacht build and boat repairs since 1877, and we have a wealth of knowledge and experience. With 100 craftsmen and state of the art yard facilities in Lymington, Hampshire, Berthon has the ability to deal with all aspects of yacht maintenance, refits and boat repairs. We are also available for yacht construction or fit-out projects at the highest level. Berthon’s apprenticeship scheme has been established for more than 100 years, and many of our craftsmen have been with us throughout their working life.

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Epicor ERP Manager

We are seeking an experienced and confident ERP Manager to extend the use of our Epicor ERP10 system across our four new business arms and to provide assistance alongside the IT Manager and business stakeholders to ensure Epicor is successfully used productively throughout the group.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who is looking for the step up to become the Epicor specialist and champion within a successful business.

The role will be hands on so you must have experience of working in both a technical and functional capacity. You will initially be working with Version 10.1.600, with a planned upgrade to 10.2.xxx this year.

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Experienced in implementing Epicor 10
  • Managing the in-house ERP system Epicor
  • Prince2 Certified Practitioner would be beneficial but not essential
  • Experienced with modules such as CRM, Information Worker, Project & Production Management, supply chain, product management, finance and BOM
  • Providing users with support including custom dashboards, BAQs, BPMs, creating customisations and maintaining and developing SSRS reports

Capabilities in the following would be a distinct advantage:

  • Requirements gathering and process mapping
  • Data migration
  • SSRS writing
  • UAT, user training and writing user manuals
  • Go live and post implementation support as well as project closure
  • Systems customisation to ensure a fully functional and integrated Epicor system
  • Upgrades, Migrations, Configurations and Customisations
  • Development of BAQs and Dashboards
  • BPM Application/Development
  • DMT
  • Post Go Live Support

This role would suit someone in an early career stage who is prepared to relocate to develop a long term career in Lymington. The successful candidate will be ready to take advantage of a lifestyle change to live on the sunny south coast of England, taking advantage of the sea on one side and the New Forest on the other. The role would suit a candidate with hobbies in boats and/or horses plus there is excellent cycling and walking locally.

CURRENT EPICOR 10 PROJECT LIST

INTEGRATION OF NEW BUSINESSES

  • Berthon Power – Cox outboard engines
  • Berthon RIB Solutions – Gemini RIBs
  • Marine IP – Versadock pontoon solutions
  • BHG – Outboards, boats and accessories
  • Willow – Outboards, boats and accessories

CORE ERP10

  • Version upgrade – To version 10.2.xxx
  • Day to day issues – User support, problem management & resolution
  • Infrastructure – Administration & improvements
  • Project Management – Berthon customisations and enhancements
  • CRM – Roll out CRM processes to sales and support
  • Boat storage – Solution for one-off and recurring storage charges
  • Boat moving – BMAPP: Solution to manage boat lifts, launches & moves*
  • Holiday bookings – YARDHOL: Solution for yard staff holiday requests & authorization*

* These processes currently use in-house applications outside ERP10. We may either look to incorporate these into ERP10, or improve integration with ERP10 via data interfaces.

INTERFACING

Improving the integration of ERP10 with the following external systems:

  • eHarbours – Third-party marina management system
  • BOB – In-house yacht brokerage application
  • MoD – In-house Contract Tasking Management application
  • CTI – Phone system (outbound dialling, inbound screen popping)
  • BMAPP – (See under CORE ERP10)
  • YARDHOL – (See under CORE ERP10)

USER EXPERIENCE

Providing improved business tools within ERP10, particularly relating to:

  • Purchasing – PO screen, PO Suggestions & Generation, Goods Receipt
  • Job reporting – Easy job reports: job labour & timesheets, job materials
  • Handhelds – Reliability of Berthon custom job material issues screen
  • Stock locations – Warehouse bin numbering for Yamaha & Cox spares

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Dominic May
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

IT Manager

This is a hands-on role in a successful and dynamic family-run business. Reporting to the Group owners/directors, your role will be crucial to business continuity and success. You will be working with an IT Support Assistant, our ERP System Manager, and an external IT support service provider.

You will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of Berthon’s computer and communications infrastructure and systems, ensuring that they continue to support and enable secure and efficient business operations, and overseeing the incorporation of new business areas and branch offices into the system landscape.

The role will involve:

  • Managing all computer and communications infrastructure and systems, hardware and software, and related applications
  • Consulting business stakeholders and computer users to ascertain needs and to ensure that facilities meet user or project requirements
  • Implementing and managing security, data integrity, replication and backup procedures
  • Scheduling software and firmware upgrades and patches
  • Managing secure network access for remote users and branch offices
  • Designing maintenance procedures and putting them into operation
  • Providing end-user education and support
  • Troubleshooting and resolving any reported problems
  • Managing IT and Communications expenditure, maintenance and support agreements and supplier relations
  • Selecting and purchasing appropriate hardware, software and services
  • Ensuring software licensing requirements and laws are followed
  • Transferring knowledge to new staff
  • Keeping up to date with relevant new technology

Key skills and experience needed:

  • Good task and priority management skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to understand complex information and business process requirements, and communicate effectively with non-technical colleagues
  • A broad background in supporting IT and communications networks and systems
  • MS Server & Desktop OSs and MS Office (including MS Access)
  • Windows / AD network configuration and management
  • VMWare virtualisation and Veeam backup software
  • Firewall and email security gateway configuration management
  • Database and application design, construction & integration
  • Knowledge of IT best practices

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Annual performance-related bonus and notional dividend schemes
  • Company pension scheme
  • South Coast / New Forest location and lifestyle choices

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Dominic May
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Versadock Installer vacancy

 The Role

Install, repair and maintain a variety of leisure and commercial docks
Ability to manage a project from start to finish
Customer facing providing service and support 
Control housekeeping and safety of container facilities
Quality & Stock control: Place orders, control inventory, receive/unload goods, prepare orders for delivery on site including using a variety of tools and equipment.
Forklift Truck driving (training can be given)
Responsible for maintaining tooling and equipment in a serviceable state
Use of Epicor ERP system
Maintain all required documentation
Supplement sales team 
Dealing with technical enquiries (After gaining product knowledge and experience)
Travel in UK and overseas

The Person

Mechanical aptitude with marine knowledge
Clean driving licence 
Problem solving skills
Able to work either alone or lead a team
Self-starter
Motivated
Good telephone manner
Organised with the ability to plan their work
Good time management 
Powerboat Level 2 qualified (training can be given) 
Presentable with the ability to cross sell to other customers

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Keith Longman
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Junior Project Manager

Berthon Boat Co Ltd is a family business located in the desirable town of Lymington between the Solent and the New Forest.  Amongst a diverse range of activities, Berthon undertakes a number of new construction, rebuild and refit projects in both the commercial and yacht sectors.

With a long order book, we are now looking to expand our experienced project team with the appointment of a junior project manager; the position would ideally suit a newly qualified graduate or an enthusiastic junior manager looking for a new challenge.

Knowledge and skills

  • Good solid marine technical knowledge
  • Effective verbal and written communicator
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Interest in boating would be a distinct advantage

Reports to

  • Project Manager

Duties and responsibilities (Training will be provided)

  • Prepare project plans at both high and detailed level
  • Define work instructions and prepare contract paperwork
  • Define labour requirements, schedule work and deploy labour effectively
  • Define material requirements and manage procurement to ensure timely delivery
  • Monitor and control progress against plan to ensure timely completion
  • Record and act upon quality issues and prepare rework plans
  • Monitor and control costs to ensure profitability
  • Provide detailed management reports
  • Carry out tests and sea trials
  • Prepare invoices and claims for payment
  • Maintain accurate up to date records
  • Further duties as may be determined for the effective and efficient running of the company

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Ian Stables
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Experienced Shipwrights/Boatbuilders

Due to expansion and increasing demand for our high-quality services, Berthon has positions available for experienced Shipwrights/Boatbuilders to join our highly skilled team of Shipwrights and their Apprentices on private yachts and commercial refit and repair projects.

The following attributes are essential for this role:

  • Recognised Level 3 Boatbuilding Apprenticeship
  • Excellent working knowledge of High-quality composite build and complex repair processes.
  • Ability to work competently with a range of materials including wood and metals
  • Excellent working knowledge of exterior and interior fit out processes
  • Ability to work unsupervised to exacting standards
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Be motivated
  • Reliable
  • Have a good eye for detail to produce top quality work
  • Proven Marine industry track record.

The following attributes are desirable for this role:

  • Eye for colour matching for gelcoat repairs
  • Ability to supplement yacht varnishing and finishing processes

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Keith Longman
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Experienced Marine Engineers

To supplement our team of highly skilled Marine Engineers and their apprentices on refit projects in our modern purpose built facilities and to service the needs of our marina client base working on a range of sailing and motor yachts as well as maintaining our own company vessels.

The following attributes are essential for this role:

  • Recognised Level 3 Marine Engineering apprenticeship
  • Experienced on a range of marine diesel engines, ancillary equipment and propulsion systems
  • Ability to recognise and diagnose system faults
  • Strong mechanical fitting skills
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Reliable
  • Motivated
  • Ability to work unsupervised to exacting standards
  • Proven Marine industry track record

The following attributes are desirable for this role:

  • Good working knowledge of Volvo Penta, Yanmar and Cummins Marine diesel engines
  • Good working knowledge of outboard engines
  • Fabricating in S/S and Aluminium
  • Good working knowledge of hydraulic systems

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Keith Longman
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Time Management & Payroll Clerk

Reporting to – Group Financial Controller

Responsibilities

  • Management of timesheets – Collection of Daily Timesheets, Distribution to Refit Managers, Processing on Time System, Reconciliation to Clock in times.
  • Allocation of Overhead jobs to correct department
  • Monitoring and Processing absences
  • Holiday maintenance – Recording and Reporting of all Yard holiday
  • Calculation of additional holiday entitlement after June
  • Maintaining HR/Personnel records for all employees
  • Maintaining all apprentice training records and contracts of employment
  • Preparation of hourly paid employee contracts
  • Completion of hourly and monthly paid payrolls, FTP and EPS submissions
  • Confirmation of NMW rates are met
  • Preparation and submission of auto enrolment
  • Completion of Notional Dividend calculations
  • Maintaining entry card system user log

Accountabilities

  • Accuracy of holiday database
  • Accuracy of payroll processing
  • Submission of timesheet entry within specific time scales

Requirements

  • Proven experience of similar position
  • Familiarity of basic HR legislation
  • Knowledge of Sage Payroll and Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good organisational skills, ability to manage time 
  • Excellent communication skills

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Karen Light
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Parts Controller / Storeperson

Berthon has a vacancy for a Parts Controller/storeperson to supplement our small stores team in a fast moving environment providing support for various projects in our modern facilities.

The following attributes are essential for this role:

  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
  • Proven track record in a fast moving high-pressure stores environment
  • Quality control & good record keeping attributes
  • Organised in stock rotation
  • Material handling
  • Good telephone manner
  • Quick learner, able to work in a close team
  • Good housekeeping
  • Reliable with good timekeeping, Hands-on, active, helpful & friendly attitude
  • Tools and safety equipment monitoring
  • Fork lift truck licence (training given)

The following attributes are desirable for this role:

  • Knowledge of or background in the marine industry
  • Lean techniques
  • First aid (training given)
  • Ladder inspection, maintenance & erecting (training given)

Duties to include but not limited too

  • Goods In
  • Dispatch
  • Quality control/Non Conformance/Inspection
  • Customer returns
  • Admin
  • Counter service
  • Supplying stock & kitting for shop floor

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Keith Longman
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Berthon Apprenticeships

We are now inviting applications through our training provider via gov.uk or direct from our website for our 2019 apprenticeship cohort with a start date in September 2019

Berthon has been synonymous with yacht build and boat repairs since 1877, and we have a wealth of knowledge and experience. With 100 craftsmen and state of the art yard facilities in Lymington, Hampshire, Berthon has the ability to deal with all aspects of yacht maintenance, refits and boat repairs. We are also available for yacht construction or fit-out projects at the highest level. At our recently refurbished Lymington boatyard facilities, the dedication to providing the best service is key to the yard’s success. Berthon’s apprenticeship scheme has been established for more than 100 years, and many of our craftsmen have been with us throughout their working life.

Apprenticeships are available in the following disciplines:

  • Painter/Sprayer
  • Shipwright

The Selection Process

The first stage of the selection process is to complete an Application form.

In order to help your application we recommend you:

  • Gather evidence of your interest in the Marine industry.
  • Gather evidence of any relevant experience you have already gained in your chosen discipline.
  • Gain work experience in the trade you want to apply for either here at Berthon or in another manufacturing environment.
  • Research Berthon and the marine industry and consider why you want an Apprenticeship with Berthon.
  • Stand out from the crowd – the more evidence you can gather the stronger your application will become, this is your opportunity to sell your attributes.

If selected, you will attend an assessment, trade test and interview at our training provider Brockenhurst College. Successful applicants at this stage will then be invited to Berthon for a formal interview and tour of the facilities.

Pre-Requisites for a Berthon Apprenticeship:

Marine Engineer

If you are applying to be a Marine Engineer you MUST have:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at A*- C (9-5)  to include Maths at Grade B (6) or above and English plus Resistant Materials or relevant science subject
  • A strong aptitude for problem-solving and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

The training you will receive:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 & 3 in Marine Engineering
  • PEO Level 2
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Functional Skills such as English and Maths
  • Various Berthon courses such as Health & Safety, fixed machinery, manufacturers’ technical training and LEAN manufacturing as applicable

Marine Electrician

If you are applying to be a Marine Electrician you MUST have:

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at A*- C (9-5) to include two at A* – B (9-6) in Maths and English plus a technology or relevant science subject
  • A strong aptitude for Science, Maths and problem solving

The training you will receive:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 & 3 in Marine Engineering (Marine Electrical)
  • PEO Level 2 & NVQ Level 3 in Marine Engineering (Marine Electrical)
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Functional Skills such as English, Maths, ICT and Communication
  • Various Berthon courses such as Health & Safety, product specific technical training including market leaders Raymarine and Garmin, LEAN manufacturing as applicable

Shipwright (Boat Builder)

If you are applying to be a Shipwright (Boat Builder) you MUST have:

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at A*- C (9-5)  to include Maths and English plus Resistant Materials or relevant science subject
  • Have a good eye for attention to detail
  • Evidence of working with wood, either at school or as a hobby

The training you will receive:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 & 3 in Marine Engineering (Boatbuilding)
  • PEO Level 2
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Functional Skills such as English and Maths
  • Various Berthon courses such as Health & Safety, product specific technical training including GRP laminating courses at Southampton Solent University and LEAN manufacturing as applicable

Painter/Sprayer

If you are applying to be a Painter/Sprayer you MUST have:

  • 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) at A*- D (9-3)
  • Have a good eye for attention to detail
  • Initiative and a genuine interest in producing a top quality product

The training you will receive:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 & 3 in Marine Paint Finishing
  • PEO Level 2 & NVQ level 3 in Marine Paint Finishing
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Functional Skills such as English, Maths, ICT and Communication
  • Various Berthon courses such as Health & Safety, City & Guilds spraying courses held at Berthon, LEAN manufacturing as applicable

 

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Click the links below to find out about the Apprenticeship Expansion Scheme and to download an application form for Ark Appeal Apprenticeship Scheme Funding.

 

Download Berthon Apprentice Case Study

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Keith Longman
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form

Apprenticeship Contact Information

Keith Longman
keith.longman@berthon.co.uk

Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 3YL

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Experienced Valeter

Summary

Due to increasing demand Berthon has an immediate opening for experienced Cleaners to join our yacht valeting team at £9.00 per hour (above minimum wage) and the availability of overtime which is paid at time–and-a-half. Branded Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided along with a fantastic setting at Lymington Marina, just minutes walking distance from the High Street and Lymington Town railway station.

Essential Attributes:

  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Professional
  • Reliable

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cutting GRP surfaces using power tools and applicable PPE
  • Polishing GRP & painted surfaces with appropriate products
  • Washing down various size sailing yachts and motorboats within the marina
  • Full detailed valeting using appropriate products to create a professional finish (COSHH)
  • Other associated tasks as needed

The role also involves helping to keep our newly refurbished washroom facilities clean and maintaining the ship yard works area

NB Previous successful applicants have found alternative long term roles and careers at the family-owned Berthon having proven their reliability after working industriously with good time-keeping and a disciplined approach to all tasks. 

Apply for Position

If you feel you meet the requisite criteria and want to work in a top quality environment, please apply in writing by sending a completed application form along with your CV to:

Matthew Hart
Berthon Boat Company Limited
The Shipyard, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3YL

Download Application Form