“A key priority is to attract, develop, reward and retain a high performing workforce that delivers and contributes towards the success and growth of the business” - Head of Human Resources

Ferguson Marine Engineering are recruiting:

Ferguson Marine Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme 2017

Ferguson Marine Engineering is now looking for energetic, committed and hardworking individuals to form this years’ team of apprentices.

If you are interested in joining an award winning apprentice scheme, in which you will play a key role within the company and contributing towards our success, you will hold qualifications in both Maths and English. Ideally, you will also be a confident team player and problem solver, with a ‘hands on’ approach to work and ability to deliver to strict deadlines.

To apply for an apprenticeship, please click here and complete the attached application form and return to

Closing date: 12.30pm, Monday 29 May 2017.

Sales Manager

Ferguson Marine has an excellent opportunity for a first class Sales Manager to join our team in Port Glasgow. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will play a leading role in sourcing new business to support the ambitious growth plans of the company. 

As part of the management team, you will be responsible for establishing a strong customer base and healthy pipeline of enquiries for all areas of business, for supporting cost estimation and tender preparation, monitoring and updating the status of live projects and understanding and identifying resource requirements to deliver projects. You will also oversee the development of high quality presentation materials to communicate Ferguson Marine's capability and for promoting the profile of the business through all other appropriate methods. 

This is a challenging and demanding role which will require demonstrable experience and success within a similar role and industry. You will, as a minimum, be educated to degree level. You will also have excellent and proven experience of shipbuilding (ferries and tugs) and the Ministry of Defence. You will demonstrate key communication skills and the ability to present confidently and with credibility.  

To apply for this position please send your CV along with a covering letter to


We are urgently looking to recruit Shipwrights: If you are qualified within this trade and have experience in the industry, please send your CV to

Marine Design Engineer

Ferguson Marine has an excellent opportunity for a Marine Design Engineer to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Design Manager, you will be responsible for the design and engineering of ships piping and mechanical systems, machinery and installations. 

You will align, collaborate, and provide expertise and technical information to Customers, Company Depts. and third parties (subcontractors, suppliers). Responsibilities will also include ensuring that deliverables comply with project requirements (specs, budget, time) and applicable law and regulations.

A detailed description of key responsibilities can be provided on request.

You will have an evidenced and recent background within the shipbuilding industry and recognised qualification in Marine Design Engineering. With relevant professional technical experience, within the Shipbuilding industry, you will also be experienced working within complex project environments within commercial businesses. Proficient expertise are a must in detailed engineering with Calculation & Engineering software; with 2D & 3D CAD software and Office software, especially MS Excel.

To apply for this position please send your CV along with a covering letter to

Working with Ferguson Marine

At Ferguson Marine, we recognise our workforce as our key asset. We are therefore committed to recruiting the best in the business and continually working to develop individual talents to maximise the benefits they are able to deliver for our customers.

We aim to create a learning and development environment in which the sharing of knowledge and experience is the norm. This environment is underpinned by a strategy and training plan that ensures all employees are appropriately trained, developed and supported to enable them to the meet the challenges of their role and contribute to the overall success and growth of the business.

We have a vastly experienced and highly motivated workforce that is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations. With over 200 employees, the business is looking to expand with like-minded, motivated and committed individuals.

As a market-leading marine engineering solutions provider, we offer challenging, exciting and rewarding career opportunities that reflect the diverse range of management, supervisory, commercial and skilled trade disciplines.

If you are interested in joining our team and working at the forefront of the marine engineering industry, please email your current CV and a covering letter to

Build a Career with Ferguson Marine

We offer opportunities through our Apprenticeship Scheme that provide an excellent start to building a career within the industry.  We recognise the value of talent and potential as a key part of building the business for the future as we seek to grow and develop as a leading innovator in our field.

We also offer a variety of opportunities across office and technical operations in addition to skilled trades. These include tailored learning and development plans, allocated weekly study time, mentoring and support from a management team and workforce with significant experience within the industry and very competitive salaries.

Further Information

Find out more about us and our services by calling us on 01475 742 300 or emailing us at

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