Careers

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Come aboard!

Enjoy a career with a long-term perspective at Blohm+Voss. As part of NVL Group, a privately owned group of renowned Northern German shipyards and international operations, we can help you set a successful course for your career in the shipbuilding industry. Blohm+Voss is welcoming applications from candidates for various positions in the shipbuilding sector. Come aboard and apply to Blohm+Voss in Hamburg through the NVL Group job portal.

Come study with us!

At Blohm+Voss, we offer various educational opportunities. Candidates can choose between a dual study programme and vocational training.

Apprenticeships

Blohm+Voss has a modern training facility with professional workshops and newly equipped classrooms and training areas. With experienced mentors, state-of-the-art technical equipment and all the necessary workshops directly on-site, we offer the best training under realistic conditions. The following apprenticeships are just some examples:

  • Electrical mechanic
  • Industrial mechanic
  • Construction mechanic

Dual study programmes

A dual study programme combines the advantages of university studies and an apprenticeship. At university, you will study the basics and work at the shipyard in rotation to experience the practical side of things first-hand. At the end of the programme, candidates who are successful in completing the course will receive a recognised qualification from both the shipyard (certificate of apprenticeship) and the university (Bachelors).
In cooperation with local universities, we offer the following dual study programmes:

  • Naval architecture (B. Eng.) – in cooperation with the Bremen University of Applied Sciences (HSB)
  • Mechanical engineering (B. Sc.) – in cooperation with the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW)
  • Electrical engineering (B. Sc.) – in cooperation with the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW)

After completing your bachelor’s degree programme, on a case-by-case basis, Blohm+Voss also offers the opportunity of support for candidates wishing to embark upon a specialisation course or with the realisation of a master’s degree.

Bachelor's and Master's degrees

At Blohm+Voss, candidates have the opportunity to develop new ideas with practical hands-on relevance. As a forward-thinking shipyard, we are always interested in innovative ideas from the university sector. Experienced engineers and technicians can assist you in the areas of technology, research and development when it comes to writing your thesis. The following topics are of particular interest to us:

  • Shipbuilding
  • Electrical engineering (power supply and distribution)
  • Mechanical engineering (HVAC, operation systems)
  • Shipbuilding components (design and calculation)
  • Engineering process management
  • Marine engineering
  • Production planning and work preparation
  • Shock and vibration
  • Acoustic, IR and radar cross-section (signature reduction)
  • Electrical drive and storage on board of ships
  • Autonomy and Automation in sea going environment

Internships for students

University students can also gain first-hand experience in the world of business at Blohm+Voss through basic internships or more extensive programmes. Our available internships are listed along with our other open positions on the Lürssen Careers Website.