Principal Naval Architect

Location Netherlands
Salary €65000 - €85000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline ERSG
Reference BBBH13061_1612801250

Principle Naval Architect


Want to work for a specialist in Naval Architecture? Want to lead and coach a team of specialist? Increasing the quality and working methods of the naval architecture team/?

Your responsibility will be focused on coaching, quality and technical content of the department and the Naval Architects in the department.

What will you be responsible for:

  • Leading, coaching, inspiring a team of Naval Architects
  • Acting as a collaborating foreman and contributing your extensive experience and technical expertise in the field of Naval Architecture to the projects.
  • Monitor shipbuilding integrity and consistency across all projects.
  • Research, transfer and implement innovations in the market;
  • The team is focused on weight & stability control, inclination test, hydrodynamics & hull shape optimization, propulsion, comfort, maneuvering and noise & vibrations.


To be successful, you will need a mix of the following:

  • Experienced Naval Architect in a project-driven organization within ship or yacht building (preference for experience with new construction / fully custom projects).
  • Dutch and English language, spoken and written.
  • Demonstrable good coaching and communication skills.
  • Very strong professionally, with extensive knowledge in the field of Naval Architecture, safety and regulations for yacht building.


Want to work for a specialist in Naval Architecture? Want to lead and coach a team of specialist? Increasing the quality and working methods of the naval architecture team/?

Your responsibility will be focused on coaching, quality and technical content of the department and the Naval Architects in the department.

What will you be responsible for:

  • Leading, coaching, inspiring a team of Naval Architects
  • Acting as a collaborating foreman and contributing your extensive experience and technical expertise in the field of Naval Architecture to the projects.
  • Monitor shipbuilding integrity and consistency across all projects.
  • Research, transfer and implement innovations in the market;
  • The team is focused on weight & stability control, inclination test, hydrodynamics & hull shape optimization, propulsion, comfort, maneuvering and noise & vibrations.


To be successful, you will need a mix of the following:

  • Experienced Naval Architect in a project-driven organization within ship or yacht building (preference for experience with new construction / fully custom projects).
  • Dutch and English language, spoken and written.
  • Demonstrable good coaching and communication skills.
  • Very strong professionally, with extensive knowledge in the field of Naval Architecture, safety and regulations for yacht building.

ersg are an equal opportunities employer; we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all job applicants. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or religious background; all decisions are based on merit.