Naval Architect

  • Posted 2024-04-19
  • Job ID: 33211

We’re looking for ambitious and outgoing Naval Architects for a role with a long established superyacht industry employer in The Netherlands. 

Respected the world over for the quality of their work, this brand is steeped in yachting history and can put its name to multiple award-winning vessels and is considered a leader in superyacht innovation.

As part of their continued growth, they are looking to add a Naval Architect to their team, based at their headquarters a short commute from Amsterdam. 

Reporting into the department head, this challenging role will see you:

– Work under the leadership of a department head to oversee a specified area of naval architecture within each build.

– Weight, stability, resistance and propulsion theoretical testing.

– Creation of hull lines, appendages and tank layouts.

– NVH design, testing and engineering.

– Ensuring that both your own and incoming designs from third parties meet the needs of class and flag.

– Generating reports on drawing review, suggested remedy and further troubleshooting.

– Working with stakeholders on understanding new technology and where it can be integrated.

As an individual you’ll be degree educated in naval architecture with 5 or more years’ experience working on yachts or large vessels of over 50m. You will be confident in all aspects of theoretical naval architecture and be competent in the use of 3D and 2D CAD packages on a daily basis. With a strong character and an ability to work as part of a team and continually push your own boundaries, you’ll be ready to move your career to the next step.

Alongside your degree education, you’ll also possess strong English language skills and be ready and willing to settle into the Dutch ship design and build culture. 

On offer is a salary of up to €65,000 plus a host of excellent employment benefits and endless opportunities for internal growth.

If you’re keen to apply we’d love to hear from you.

We will primarily focus on candidates based in the EU, however will also consider applications from those living a little further afield.


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