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Global Maritime Recruitment

Structural Specialist – Composites ( Project-Based)

Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:South Holland
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#2982

Structural Specialist – Composites ( Project-Based)

Do you have experience as a Structural Engineer and are you familiar with composite materials? Do you want to work in the most innovative naval projects? If so, this could be your next career opportunity!


Within this position, you will be supporting the engineering of large naval composite structures from basic engineering up to production start. This way, you will be involved in the design and validation of large composite structures, including relevant structural and FEM calculations. Moreover, you will review technical documentation provided by the suppliers such as production engineering documents) and subcontractors . This position is based in the South of the Netherlands.

Specific duties in this role:

  • Performing calculations such as: strength, stiffness, vibrations, buckling, fatigue, blast, EMC, producibility, maintainability, etc.
  • Apply basic and detailed engineering of outsourced engineering packages, design checks and design reviews.
  • Give support to the structural engineering department for construction plans.
  • Having contact with clients about technical specifications.


We are looking for an engineer who wants to develop his career in the composites engineering. The person should have a strong Structural Engineering background and be able to start on short notice.

  • Having a Master degree in Naval Architecture, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar.
  • Having experience with software such as Rulescalc, Nauticus, NX or ANSYS.
  • Being familiar with classification society rules for ship structures.
  • Experience in FRP and steel, structural engineering.
  • Speaking English fluently, Dutch is a plus.


Our client is an international shibuilding company with over 30 shipyards and related companies worldwide, they occupy a leading position in the shipbuilding and shirepair market in the Nederlands.


The company offers you all necessary trainings to develop yourself along with 38 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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Please note this position is open only to EU citizens or those in possession of a Dutch work permit.

Applications from other nationalities will not be considered.

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Are you the Structural Specialist that we are looking for? If so, please get in contact with me. You can reach me by calling +31 6 3011 1222 or sending me an e-mail to

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Elena Olteanu Senior Recruitment Consultant +31 6 3011 1222