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Austal Philippines production facilities in Balamban, Cebu

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Our People

Austal Philippines employees are the most important asset in our pursuit for continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. Our workforce, of over 300, is composed of local professionals and skilled tradespersons – complemented by team members sourced from Austal Australia. Working together, this strong team are the key reason Austal Philippines – and the Austal Group – have become a world leader in the design and construction of aluminium commercial vessels.

Austal Philippines is strategically located in Balamban, Cebu – an area that has a long association with the Philippines shipbuilding industry. The presence of past and present shipbuilding companies has generated a large employee base of highly skilled local residents with experience in shipbuilding production.

We promote a working environment that encourages employee involvement, skills competency development and continual excellence. Austal Philippines continually provides employees opportunities for professional development and growth; including local technical training, short-term overseas training opportunities, and many other strategies geared towards personal and career development.  Austal prides itself on providing safe and healthy workplaces at all times to promote the well-being of all employees.

The Austal Philippines team are uniquely guided by the values of Excellence, Customer, Integrity and Teamwork. We are constantly engaged to strive for excellence, which is our ultimate goal.

With the great talents of the Austal Philippines team, coupled with its strong commitment to excellence and innovation, Austal Philippines is fast becoming one of the world’s leading shipyards with sustainable profitability. In the future, more people in the local community will be part of this success.