Naval Architect

Date Posted:  16 May 2024
Legal Entity:  Yinson Green Technologies Pte Ltd
Job Function:  Engineering
Location:  Singapore Office
Employment Type:  Permanent

Join one of the world’s leading energy solutions providers and discover how you can grow with Yinson no matter where you are in your career.


Yinson is passionate about meeting the world’s energy demands in a sustainable way. To achieve this, we believe in attracting great employees through the creation of a vibrant, progressive workplace that puts people first.


We’re always on the lookout for experienced and passionate individuals to be part of the team, working and collaborating effectively to make a difference and create impact with individuals, corporations, governments and the business world.


Who are we?

Yinson GreenTech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yinson Holdings Berhad, a public limited liability company, incorporated and domiciled in Malaysia, and listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.


YGT is a green technologies solutions provider delivering clean, integrated and technology-enhanced ecosystems and services across the marine, mobility and infrastructure segments.


YGT’s strategic investments currently include an advanced hydrofoil system for electric vessels, e-bikes with swappable batteries, autonomous technology for electric vehicles and vessels, marine energy storage solutions and electric vehicle charging.


YGT currently has five main brands: MarinEV, ChargEV, DrivEV, RydeEV and DigitalEV.


For more information, please visit Yinson GreenTech at:


Job Summary

Yinson GreenTech is looking for a motivated Naval Architect Engineer to join our marine division (“marinEV”) to develop exciting solutions for electric harbour craft and charging infrastructure. The successful candidate will have a proactive work attitude with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a wide range of complex and time sensitive tasks. In this position, you will provide project execution and technical support to drive the growth of new business opportunities. We are looking for someone with a strong interest in ship design who takes pride in developing the most energy efficient vessel no matter the size.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead technical development for marine EV designs, focusing on energy efficiency and functionality.
  • Propose hull designs and equipment selection for project and business development.
  • Evaluate ship design solutions from third-party consultants and provide timely feedback.
  • Use simulation software to analyze power, resistance, and speed characteristics.
  • Research emerging technologies for drag reduction and integration into projects.
  • Assist in developing a versatile marine system design, including propulsion and navigation.
  • Support business development through technical sales functions and stakeholder engagement.
  • Collaborate with academic and research institutes on technological advancements.



Key Competencies:


Commercial Focus

  • Must be focused on achieving timely and cost-effective results for the project and company.
  • Shall be able to converse with and respond to Contractor’s queries while protecting the interests of the Company.
  • Shall be able to identify and react to changes in Company’s contractual scope of work.

Functional Know-How

  • Good technical knowledge in marine systems engineering and can perform analytics to optimize ship design for electric propulsion. 

Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Able to work effectively with the project teams, achieve a good working relationship and act in the interests of the company at all times.

Communication & Influence

  • Shall have excellent verbal and written language skills, fluent English verbal and written.

Analysis & Problem Solving

  • Shall be able to quickly identify problems and coordinate solutions.

Accountability for Results

  • Shall be self-motivated, proactive and able to take responsibility for own actions.
  • Make good technical decisions and ensure that solutions are properly implemented.

Personal Development

  • Shall be committed to developing own skill base but also providing support to other people within the company’s project team.



  • Diploma in a technical subject related to naval design
  • Degree in naval architect engineering


Skills & Experiences

  • Good use of MS Office
  • Good use of AutoCad and ship performance prediction software
  • Experience in ship design for small to medium sized vessels
  • 5 - 7 years of industry experience
  • Able to write Technical Reports
  • Design experience in electric or hybrid vessels.


What can we offer?

You will be working in a culturally diverse organization which fosters teamwork and mutual support. Our dynamic workplace not only encourages people to laugh be innovative, creative and open express themselves but is also geared to realizing ambition.


Yinson offers an excellent package of benefits and has offices located in a prime location in the city allowing for easy travel to and from work. Working hours are flexible with numerous company events held during the year.