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KNUD E. HANSEN is looking for a Naval Architect with Stability Expertise

Are you passionate about the crucial role of stability in ship design? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at KNUD E. HANSEN, a renowned Danish consultancy offering ship design and engineering services globally.

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KNUD E. HANSEN is looking for a Naval Architect to provide Stability Expertise (with proven use of NAPA software) capable of offering support at all stages of the design process for various vessel types, from initial concept development through to vessel delivery.

The chosen Naval Architect will become part of an experienced stability team that will need to be capable of undertaking projects independently and effectively translate applicable rules requirements into efficient design decisions and proposals for the rest of the team.

Candidates should be able to take a lead role on the Stability side of ongoing and future projects with proven experience when it comes to working closely with demanding customers. Due to this requirement the selected candidate should have an existing professional standing within the industry.

The Candidate needs to have experience in executing and coordinating lightweight surveys and inclining experiments for new builds and existing vessels with a focus on also carrying out stability enhancements. The successful Candidate will be based in our Danish Offices and should be able to travel worldwide based on projects requirements.

In this role your key responsibilities will be:

  • Conducting Lightweight Surveys and Inclining Experiments.
  • Take a lead role in the stability aspects of ship design.
  • Follow up new regulations related to Stability (Class, IMO, etc.) and get them implemented in the company.
  • Communicate effectively with Class and Flag authorities.
  • Participate in design meetings.
  • Ensure projects and scopes are carried out in accordance with client requirements.

At KNUD E. HANSEN we are working in a team environment with a high level of freedom and responsibility, it is therefore important that the candidates have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of a BEng in Naval Architecture from a recognized University.
  • The role demands strong knowledge in the use of NAPA Software for stability calculation.
  • At least five (5) years of proven of proven experience in either Shipyards, Classification Societies, or other Design/Consulting Companies.
  • Good understanding of ship design and ship approval process.
  • Comfortable working within a multi-disciplinary team environment performing multiple tasks with critical concurrent deadlines.
  • Able to anticipate, identify and take action on potential issues and problems.
  • Ability to handle clients' and colleagues’ requests in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Experienced and passionate about vessel design and the maritime industry.
  • Proficient in Business English. The role requires verbal and written communication in English.

What we can offer you:
We offer a fun and challenging work environment that provides every team member with a chance to develop their career through role diversity, training in the latest software applications, and opportunities for advancement.

Our working culture allows benefits such as flexible working hours, remote work opportunity, 5-star lunch, great healthcare, insurance, and a modern office environment.

About us:
KNUD E. HANSEN provides design & engineering on new builds, refits, and conversions since 1937.  Our designs can be found in all corners of the globe and on a wide variety of vessel types including RoPax, RoRo, Wind Turbine Installation Vessels, PCTC’s, tankers, icebreakers, container, research, and supply vessels.

We are among the leading ship design companies in the world, and we know that what got us here is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the challenges, strive to push the boundaries for excellence in ship design and are always taking the opportunity to develop.

At KNUD E HANSEN, one of the top priorities is having an energetic, hard-working staff who can live up to the demanding expectations from our customers in the marine and offshore industry. We have a full-time staff of about 100 individuals, representing many nationalities and technical backgrounds. 


Claessensvej 1
3000 Helsingør

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How to apply:

Please submit your CV and cover letter to contact@knudehansen.com

You can find information about this position on our website: https://www.knudehansen.com/career/naval-architect-with-stability-expertise/

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