Senior Naval Designer

Are you ready to bring simple design solutions to complex naval constructions? Do you enjoy collaboration and developing junior team members by sharing your knowledge? Do you have great communication skills, a sense of responsibility, and are you ready to make a difference in your projects? If the answer is yes, then we are looking for you!

Foundations Of Your Job

As a Senior Naval Designer at TWD, you are the main designer in a dynamic team of 10-15 Naval Designers, Hydrodynamic Engineers and project responsibles. You are in constant collaboration with your team and, together with your Lead Engineer and Senior Engineer, you are responsible for guiding a solid vessel design process. You make crucial decisions that lead to the creation of customized solutions to meet our clients’ specific needs for a wide range of vessels.

A glimpse of your responsibilities:

  • Translating client requests into solid vessel designs
  • Acting as a sparring partner for the Naval Designers (and Hydrodynamic Engineers) in your team
  • Guiding and delivering input 
  • Safeguarding the quality of technical designs while focusing on manufacturability and the use of drafting standards
  • Developing your knowledge on technical topics and sharing this knowledge with the team

What Makes You Great

You are an expert in vessel design using 2D and 3D modeling software. Your enthusiasm, eye-for-detail, and troubleshooting abilities drive the design process efficiently and proactively. Your natural inclination towards mentoring others enriches the team’s collective expertise. You are creative, passionate, quick learner and have strong technical insight. You are a good communicator that likes collaborative work, which makes you excel as a team player. You are self-driven, responsible, and committed to get the job done.

You are the perfect match for TWD if you also have the following skills and experience:

  • You have 3-7 years of working experience as a Naval Designer, designing vessels using relevant drafting tools like AutoCAD/Inventor
  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in marine technology or mechanical engineering

TWD – A Fun Challenge to Be A Part of

At TWD we love to create construction methods and design installation equipment. We achieve creative, simple, and efficient solutions through dedicated teamwork. Thanks to our core values – Fun, Development, and Happy Clients – we grow at a rapid pace with over 300 talented people in five locations: Rotterdam, London, Athens, Taipei and Perth.

Every day we contribute to the energy transition and key infrastructure projects worldwide. We do this by offering innovative design solutions to our clients, mainly in the offshore wind and heavy civils industry.

Why You Will Love Working at TWD

TWD offers a collaborative and supportive working environment that will stimulate you to take the lead in your professional and personal development. Our people describe TWD’s culture as open, no-nonsense, diverse, and informal – valuing your ideas and contributions.

Working at TWD includes:

  • 8% holiday allowance per year
  • Collective pension
  • Monthly travel allowance
  • 25 holidays per year and compensation of overtime
  • A free healthy and sustainable lunch buffet, prepared daily in our own Lunchroom
  • An exciting company trip each year where TWD offices come together
  • Friday afternoon drinks and special TWD events such as sports events, pub quizzes, ladies’ night, and various social gatherings

Join Our Team!

Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are happy to meet you! Submit your CV and motivation letter through the apply button. We will get in touch with you within one working week.

At TWD, we celebrate diversity and inclusivity, welcoming individuals from all backgrounds. We continuously work on enhancing our recruitment process, ensuring fairness and inclusiveness at every step.

  • Technical
  • Rotterdam (NL)

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