Project Leader Shipbuilding Engineering



As Project Leader Shipbuilding you will work on the design of mega yachts of up to 60m. The department is responsible for the drawings and gives the project- and drawing assignments, so your colleagues from the production and purchasing department can proceed to their tasks.

The engineering department consists of three disciplines: Shipbuilding, Mechanical and Interior Engineering. For the discipline Shipbuilding Engineering, which is responsible for the entire shipbuilding construction of the yacht, we are looking for a Project Leader Shipbuilding. In this position you are specifically working on projects in the development phase of the yacht building and responsible for several projects at the same time.

Furthermore, the Project Leader Shipbuilding has the following tasks:

  • Generation of information packages for the shipbuilding, outfitting and paint production departments as well as for the purchasing department within the pre-defined requirements and conditions;
  • Supervising your project engineering team and ensuring optimal deployment and availability of required skills and resources;
  • As Project Leader Shipbuilding you prepare or design principle details yourself (in 2D or 3D) and have them worked out by your engineering team;
  • You will take care that the entire info package of your project is in line with class and flag state requirements;
  • You will make / monitor all necessary (mainly strength) calculations according to class societies;
  • As Project Leader Shipbuilding you take care of technical specifications for purchase items and review of technical part of returned quotations;
  • Generation of all necessary information for change orders from owner’s team;
  • As Project Leader Shipbuilding you check work in accordance with quality standards;
  • Perform and supervise the work in accordance with the house rules, occupational health and environmental safety standards.


The Project Leader Shipbuilding will meet the following requirements:

  • + 3 years of experience as a project leader in the ship- or yachtbuilding sector;
  • BSc. or higher in Shipbuilding or equivalent;
  • AutoCAD, Rhino and of course, thorough knowledge of computers;
  • Proven experience in shipbuilding engineering, supervising of an engineering team and budget control;
  • Hands on mentality;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written, Dutch is a plus.
About the company:

This shipyard has built up its legitimacy by years of experience within the international luxury yachts. The yachts built by them are of the highest quality in the design, workmanship and performance. They develop both exclusive one-of yachts and semi-serial construction. The ships are built simultaneously in several halls. The company culture is characterized by the personal approach of colleagues.