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Global Maritime Recruitment

Lead Structural Designer

Discipline: Structural
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:Dordrecht area
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#2201

Lead Structural Designer

Do you have experience in Structural Design and are you able to lead a team of Structural Designers? Do you have experience with maritime projects and are you looking for a new long-term challenge? If so, you may just have found your new career step!


Job description: In this challenging role you will be responsible for managing a team of engineers who are specialized in developing ship structures and foundations. You coordinate the required work with the other disciplines within organizations (Mechanical Engineering and Shipbuilding) and you ensure the quality of the design work. This position is based in the Netherlands.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Leading and motivating a team of Structural Designers.
  • Preparing and checking construction plans for vessels hulls and other complex structures.
  • Proving technical advice to the client and communicating with third parties involved in the project.


We are looking for someone who has a solid experience in shipbuilding. Strong communication and analytical skills are important for this role. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • BSc or MSc Mechanical Engineering, Naval Engineering or similar.
  • At least 7 years of relevant working experience, preferably in the shipbuilding industry.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a leading role within the technical office.
  • Good command of 2D / 3D CAD software
  • Solid experience in creating complex construction plans.
  • Excellent English both written and spoken.


Our client is among the top 10 engineering companies in the Netherlands, with a strong passion for technology. They are specialized in the development of projects within the Maritime and Offshore Shipbuilding. Last but not least, the company presents a great working environment.


The company offers you all necessary trainings to develop yourself along with 31 holiday days per year. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities. Furthermore, we provide all assistance to candidates who relocate to the Netherlands.

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Are you the Lead Structural Designer that we are looking for? If so, please get in contact with me. You can reach me by calling +316 3011 1222 or sending me an e-mail to

Your details will be treated confidentially!

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Elena Olteanu International Recruitment Consultant +31 6 3011 1222

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