Kongsberg Martime söker en Hydrodynamicist Rudder

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Hydrodynamicist Rudder, a part of the Propulsion Hydrodynamic organisation at Kongsberg Maritime. In this position you support rudder sales initiatives as a specialist and are responsible for hydrodynamic design principles of rudder products. The location for this position is in Kristinehamn (Sweden) or Ulsteinvik (Norway) or Ålesund (Norway).

We are looking for a motivated person with a passion for ship propulsion and hydrodynamic engineering that can deliver to meet our customer´s requirements and expectations. In this role you will lead hydrodynamic research projects for propulsion products and take part of quality investigations as a hydrodynamic expert and analysist. You engage with the technical sales support team and ship designers to bring hydrodynamics close to sales, customers and ship owners. You develop and maintain sales support tools in cooperation with the rudder department.

As a Hydrodynamicist you are the go-to specialist within the field of rudder hydrodynamics. You engage with rudder engineering – and R&D team to maintain and develop rudder product standards. You work with the methods development team and support their work to improve existing tools and implement new methods.  You have contact with external specialist environments, as model basins and classification societies to contribute to Kongsberg Maritime’s hydrodynamical reputation. Travel will be included in this role.

Qualifications and experience

You have an BSc or MSc with knowledge in hydrodynamics, fluid mechanics or Naval Architecture. We prefer that you have experience of project management, maybe in multifunctional projects. Programming knowledge (one or more of the following: Python, C#, C++, Fortran) and high level of English.

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • build a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilize it to achieve set goals
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals

Last day to apply 2022-06-26. For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process.

Point of contact

Olle Wennberg, Manager Propulsion Hydrodynamics
Hanna Söreklint, HR Specialist

Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace

At Kongsberg, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers.

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