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Global Maritime Recruitment

Naval Architect (Structural calculations)

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:Rotterdam Area
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#846

Naval Architect (Structural calculations)

Would you like to work on innovative Shipbuilding design projects, doing strength calculations? If you have experience in concept or basic engineering, please take a look at this position!


As Naval Architect, you will design, develop and analyse hulls and structures for big offshore vessels. You will develop shipbuilding designs according to customer requirements and taking into account the standards of the company related to quality, safety, sustainability and efficiency of installations and equipment. You will be working within the Shipbuilding Group, based in the area of Rotterdam.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Studying technical requirements from the customer related to products, quality and materials.
  • Preparing 3D models of new ships based on technical specifications.
  • Performing structural calculations (FEM).
  • Discussing technical drawings (basic engineering) with the Lead Engineer and other stakeholders.
  • Supporting the aftersales department on technical questions.
  • Identifying bottlenecks in the process and making improvement suggestions.


We are looking for someone who has experience in the Shipbuilding industry, preferably in design of big vessels. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • Having at least a MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture or similar.
  • Having at least 3 years of relevant working experience.
  • Speaking English fluently.


Our client is a leading company in the development of special equipment for the offshore and the shipbuilding industries. The company is based in the Netherlands but it operates worldwide. They are a reliable supplier because of their extensive experience in the innovation technology world. Their employees are highly trained and experienced. Our client offers a great international working environment.


This is a long term position, so the company will invest in you and in your personal & professional development. You will get assistance in relocating to the Netherlands and we will help you with bureaucratic and tax related issues. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities.


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