Job Title: Naval Architect Reports to: Head of Naval Architecture Hours of Work: 39hrs per week Mon – Thurs 7.30am – 4.30pm, Fri 7.30am – 12.30pm
Main Purpose of the Job
Providing support to the Head of Naval Architecture and the other members of the Naval Architecture Group, the Naval Architect - Composites role focuses on all matters of composite part production; ensuring that Princess Yachts has the most cost effective composites scantlings and processes to deliver class leading performance and aesthetics.
Responsibilities / Tasks
Work activities as required by the senior Naval Architecture Group members
Resolution of clashes within structural arrangements to ensure fit, form and function
Creation Bill of Materials for composite parts together with cutting lists, core models, etc. such that Production can manufacture the parts in an efficient manner
Create drawings and instructions as required to ensure Production can manufacture the parts correctly in the required TAKT time
Adherence to the Composites Work Instructions and other Development Standards raising improvement suggestions
Drafting of Work Element Sheets as required
Research and development activities as agreed with the Head of Naval Architecture
Support of production activities as agreed with the Head of Naval Architecture
Attendance at team meetings on behalf of the Naval Architecture Group, accurately reporting back to the team, closing actions as required
Adherance to all aspects of Health, Safety and Security Policies
Acting as an Ambassador for Princess Yachts, operating with integrity and drive appropriate to the Company’s values, to promote Princess as a market leader.
From time to time, specific project activities will be required on specific issues; as determined by the Head of Naval Architecture.
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to your role.
Supply of BOM information to DEVSUM schedule
All areas and levels of the business, internal supply chain, external suppliers, Owner’s Representatives, Clients and their support agents.
Degree qualified in relevant discipline or relevant experience in lieu
Working towards professional status with the Engineering Council through a suitable body (Royal Institution of Naval Architecture, Institution of Marine Engineers, etc.)
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Siemens NX & Teamcentre. Experience with FEA analysis (e.g. CODA) software and regulatory software (RINA STR-DIP; Hullscant) would be an advantage
Hands on Composites manufacturing experience is advantageous
Results oriented approach with good analytical, team leadership and organisational skills
Excellent team working skills
Ability to work under pressure in a cross functional organisation
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Recognition of and understanding of the luxury goods, luxury yacht market and client base from a practical perspective