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Senior Naval Architect with focus on Wind Powered Ships

Are you interested in developing a sustainable future? Do you want to work with exciting maritime projects?  

This is a unique opportunity to work together with researchers and experts at the international forefront of wind-assisted propulsion. SSPA/RISE currently expanding our services for wind propulsion of ships and is now looking for a new colleague with high competence within ship design and interests in the future of sustainable shipping.  

About the role  
In this role your main focus areas will be to Lead the development of processes for hydro and aerodynamic concept design and optimization of ships with, and without, wind propulsion at the system level  

  • Implement and lead projects primarily in concept design support and optimization of ships with, and without, wind propulsion in research/development projects and on behalf of our clients
  • Hull design of ships using optimization and CFD tools
  • Scientific publications, public presentations, reports to clients

You will be part of a strong development team of wind propulsion as well as the large team of Naval Architects, researchers, and engineers at RISE/SSPA, and you will have access to the latest developed methods and tools for ship design and wind propulsion. 

Workplace: Gothenburg (partly remote)  
Employment: Permanent  

Your profile  
To be successful in this role you have  

  • a relevant master/PhD or equivalent within the maritime area, likely naval architect / hydro- and or aerodynamics, and minimum 5 years professional experience.  
  • experience from ship design and participated in a number of ship design projects 
  • experience from ship dynamic simulation tools. Knowledge of optimization tools is meritorious. 
  • Programming skills.

Basic knowledge and experience from sailing is meritorious and experience from CFD programs is welcomed. 

You are genuinely curious, self-motivated and appreciate freedom with responsibility and have a solution-oriented attitude. You have great collaborative skills and to fit in our team you enjoy transparent teamwork and enjoy working in a small team where you bounce questions with each other. 

Are we right for each other?  
Within RISE, we are convinced that diversity contributes to an innovative environment and together we challenge boundaries and develop new knowledge and skills for the future. Here, passionate problem solvers meet to solve some of the world's most important problems. We cannot promise you an easy job, but we can promise you dedicated colleagues and some really exiting challenges to work with. You will work in a dynamic environment offering professional and personal development opportunities. Together with your colleagues you contribute to a sustainable maritime future.   

For more information  
Magnus Forsberg, Head of Ship Design 0730-72 91 93 recruiting manager 

Sofia Werner, Lead researcher wind powered ships, 0730-72 90 62 

Union representative, Olov Lundbäck , Akademikerföreningen SSPA, 0730-729177

If this seems exciting and challenging, submit your application as soon as possible at www.sspa.se/career. We will review applications on a continuous basis and recruitment may end before the deadline of application October 15th if we find the right candidate.   

About SSPA    
SSPA is since June 2021 part of RISE, and offers the latest knowledge within sustainable maritime solutions. The basis of our work is in the areas of hydrodynamic and aerodynamic design and verification, naval architecture and systems engineering, shipbuilding, integrated logistics, environment, risk identification and safety measures as well as simulation modeling. Current development within wind power shipping is fast, and SSPA is one of the main players within research in the area and is supporting customers for future applications in shipping.    

SSPA has more than 100 dedicated employees, including 16 nationalities and 24 PhDs. Our head office is in Gothenburg with a branch office in Stockholm. Our clients and partners are shipowners, shipbuilders, ports, manufacturers and maritime authorities all over the world. Our mission is to develop a safer, more energy efficient and environmentally sustainable maritime sector for a resilient future.  

APPLY FOR THE POSITION HERE:  www.sspa.se/career

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