Fleet in Service/Certification of Materials and components surveyor

Location JP-Yokohama
Requisition ID
Business Area
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV Japan, station Yokohama is seeking a surveyor to be engaged primarily with Japanese shipbuilding industry: 

  • Certification of Materials and Components (CMC) survey toward local manufacturers mainly located east side of Japan.
  • Fleet in Service (FiS) survey and audit at port mainly located east side of Japan.
  • Smooth execution of surveys or audits in cooperation with local and international customers.
  • Proactive and smooth communication with the local manufacturers and the ship's crew.

The candidate will also be responsible for enhancing and strengthening the DNV Maritime position in Japanese shipbuilding industries.

It should be noted that there will also be opportunities for the candidate to experience and learn about technical issued more deeply through discussions internally with other surveyors stationed globally as well as through actual CMC and FiS jobs.

The successful candidate will be provided with internal training and qualification schemes.   

Position Qualifications

DNV is looking for a person with ideally at least a Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering, and actual experiences for shipbuilding industries or in other classification societies.

The candidate is:

  • a team player, self-driven and thrive for opportunities to put your skills and personality to use creating customer value.
  • understanding the importance of collaboration.
  • supportive in initiating and developing leads to cope with challenges.
  • confident in his/her own competence, at the same time aware of his/her limitations.
  • structured, flexible and result oriented.
  • having good communication skills, verbally and written in both English and Japanese.
  • sociable, create a good atmosphere and recognize that feedback is the fuel of high performing teams.
  • respecting different cultures.

Language : Japanese (Native level) is a must

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, with almost 12,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


We are the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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