• Working on custom-built superyachts
  • International colleagues
  • Extensive expertise in the field of research & development, design and engineering.

Job description

Let's start with what we have to offer!
  • Naturally, as a Naval Architect you make an important (and necessary) contribution to the custom-built yacht;
  • At de Voogt Naval Architects, all expertise can be found under one roof, covering the entire design and engineering process. They also have a Research & Development department.
  • You will receive a salary between 4000 & 5000 euros gross per month;
  • With will receive an annual Xelvin contract. After this you will be employed by de Voogt;
  • Outings are organized every year, such as the Christmas drinks & summer BBQ. We would like to have you here!

Then about the function:
As a Naval Architect you materialize the most challenging (technical) wishes of the customers, while never losing sight of the naval design. You focus on delivering a ship design, tackling issues and applying new techniques in the design. You are responsible from the concept phase to the delivery phase. Together with the team you ensure that the project requirements are feasible. In addition, you have close contact with other specializations in the organization.

Your responsibilities include:
  • Setting up, calculating and developing ship designs;
  • Checking whether the information is accurate and making a critical analysis regarding the feasibility and feasibility of the design;
  • Supporting and advising the Naval Architects with regard to design integrity in accordance with the preconditions;
  • Monitoring the development of norms, standards and procedures. With the aim of optimally deploying knowledge & skills.

Job requirements

  • You have completed a Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture;
  • You have 4-5 years of experience within the yacht or shipbuilding sector in a similar position (Naval Architect / Marine Engineer);
  • A good command of the Dutch and English language;
  • You have knowledge of (3D) CAD/PLM systems such as: Siemens NX, Paramarine.


€4.000 - €5.000 gross income per month

Company profile

De Voogt Naval Architects is the engineering firm that provides the design, engineering and research & development of unique, custom-built superyachts. More than 150 employees work at the office in Hoofddorp. The company is divided into various specializations such as: design, naval architecture, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, interior engineering & exterior engineering.

The department you will work in consists of 18 colleagues (from CFD engineer to Junior and Senior Naval Architects).



Apply or more information?

Gea Oenema

+31 (0)6 13 57 62 80 g.oenema@xelvin.nl

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