About the Job

Qualifications & Job Description

Kraken Yachts is a young and dynamically developing company in the luxury blue water cruising sector. Our clients come from all around the world for the quality and attention to detail we offer. As we are expanding our facility in Bodrum, we are looking to expand our design team to take on new challenges.

As a Yacht Design Engineer, you will focus on designing the full suite of systems onboard Krakens and working with specialists on more complex installations like electrical or hydraulic. Your focus will be on all systems, equipment choices and their installation. As well as custom parts design.

The position is within the design office, reporting to the head of design but strong organisational skills are required as you will be working on projects from concept to completion. While this is an office-based position, you will be required to support the production floor while producing and installing your designs as well as coordinating with subcontractors and equipment manufacturers to achieve the best result.


  • Creating 3D models
  • Creating 2D drawings
  • Creating parts lists
  • Working on the following but not limited to:
    ○ Plumbing systems
    ○ Stern gear systems
    ○ Steering systems
    ○ Propulsion systems
    ○ HVAC systems
    ○ Electrical systems
    ○ Hydraulic systems
    ○ Equipment layouts
    ○ Custom parts design


  • Fluent in English
  • Turkish proficiency is beneficial
  • Bachelor degree in a related field
  • At least 3 years of experience working on yacht designs
  • Production floor experience is beneficial
  • Familiar with yacht systems and their specific requirements

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