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Are you an experienced Naval Architect

KNUD E. HANSEN is looking for an experienced Naval Architect to join the company in Denmark (Helsingør) or the UK (London). The successful candidate will become an integrated part of the project teams and will support the projects by optimizing hydrodynamics while respecting the constraints and suggesting improvements. There will good possibilities for developing other skills within ship design.

The following outlines the job description in more detail:

  • Perform CFD calculations and assist in hull and appendage optimization
  • Produce power predictions based on empirical formulas and CFD
  • Perform seakeeping calculations
  • Participate in other aspects of ship design as required
  • Present results in self-explanatory high-quality reports
  • Actively communicate with the project groups
  • Read, interpret, and comprehend customer and project requirements
  • Maintain a current knowledge of software tools, trends and new developments

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must as a minimum have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture or a relevant engineering field of study
  • Five (5) years of industry or technically related work experience from European: Ship Owner, shipyard, class, consultancy or other relevant employer.


Additional Qualifications

  • Proficiency to work in a team environment with rapidly changing priorities and perform multiple tasks with critical concurrent deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as a minimum in English
  • Self-motivated in anticipating, identifying, and taking action on potential issues and problems
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to think independently and formulate conclusions consistent with KNUD E. HANSEN’s high standards
  • Demonstrated high level of accountability, integrity and ethics in the performance of assigned tasks
  • Knowledge of NAPA and Numeca FINE/Marine an advantage
  • Skills in programming with python/VB an advantage
  • Travel as required to support field, client or supplier

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