Matchtech

Lead Naval Architect

Recruiter
Location
Southampton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Ref
EMP396122
Contact
Gemma Carney
Sector
Marine
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Lead Naval Architect you will have the drive and tenacity to manage a team in producing detailed technical drawings and engineering models for production. This will see you working along side the Head of Design to optimise the overall designs of the vessels.

Responsibilities of the Lead Naval Architect will be:

* Managing the team's workload to ensure the brief is understood, the team is working efficiently and the team's output complies with internal and external standards, on time, on budget and fulfilling briefs.
* Ensuring that the finished vessels comply with all relevant Codes and Classifications.
* Calculating static and dynamic load cases, to drive the design of the complete vessel.
* Producing Weight Estimates and Load cases.
* Completing fabrication drawings and detailed technical drawings, to assist production yards and external contractors in efficiently produce the yacht and components.
* Producing engineering layouts and routing.
* Producing detailed tooling models, boat joinery and engineering models.
* Liaising with concept designers and stylists to make the concept design suitable for production whilst managing production costs.
* Accountability for all design aspects of external supply chain, working in conjunction with Project Managers.

Our Ideal Lead Naval Architect will have:

* A degree or similar level Naval Architecture qualification
* Considerable design and practical experience in the production yachting sector.
* Strong man-management and leadership skills.
* In-depth knowledge of yacht production techniques and processes.
* Familiarity with 2D and 3D CAD software.
* A clear understanding of marine systems used within yachts.
* Experience performing comprehensive structural calculations from both first principles and to class, with the ability to verify those of others in the design team.

There will be travel involved with this role to manufacturing sites and yards in order to liaise with Clients and other teams.

If this sounds like you and you wan to know more - then get in touch!

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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