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Global Maritime Recruitment

Senior Design Engineer (Yacht building)

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Yacht building
Location:Rotterdam area
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#1646

Senior Design Engineer (Yacht building)

Are you a Naval Engineer and do you have a strong affinity with luxurious yachts? We are looking for an experienced Design Engineer that will support the engineering and the production with knowledge and design standards. Are you up for this? Keep on reading!


In this position you will be responsible for the execution of yacht designs. Regarding the specific requirements of the client, you will make the first concept design together with the Proposal Engineers. Subsequently you make general arrangement plans, specifications, calculations and you evaluate new concepts. This position is based in Rotterdam area.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Responsible for integrated yacht design of semi-custom and custom-built yachts.
  • Making calculations for weight, strength, stability and hydrodynamic calculations.
  • Proposal activities among others; Preparing specifications, conditions and documentation.
  • Discuss with subcontractors and suppliers the optimum solutions for the yacht design.


For this position we are looking for an Engineer with extensive knowledge of all naval architecture, construction, mechanical, regulations and other aspects of complex ship building. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • BSc or MSc in Shipbuilding or Naval Architecture.
  • Minimum eight years of experience as Design Engineer, preferably in the yacht buiding industry.
  • Extensive knowledge about software such as AutoCad. Knowing Nupas-Cadmatic can be a big plus.
  • You have great communication skills in English.


Our client is a leading company in the shipbuilding industry. The company’s headquarters is in The Netherlands, but it has shipyards all over the world. They design and build various types of ships and they are well-known by their high-quality products. Our client offers an international and professional working environment.


The company offers you all necessary trainings to develop yourself along with 37 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 Senior Design Engineer that we are looking for? If so, please get in contact with me. You can reach me by calling +40 21 555 1189 or sending me an e-mail to

If you are sure that you are the person we are looking for, please send your CV and a short motivation letter to my e-mail address. Your details will be treated confidentially.

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Elena Olteanu International Recruitment Consultant +40 21 555 1189

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