EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Naval Group

Naval Group

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Loire-Atlantique; Pays de la Loire; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): La Montagne


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.1 - Building of ships and boats
Number Employed: 1200

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-03-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2018
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2018
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

The ship building group Naval Group (former DCNS) announced the recruitment of 200 people on permanent employment contract for its site of Nantes Indret at La Montagne, in the department of Loire Atlantique. The positions sought are mainly engineers and technicians. The first phase of recruitment concerns machiners (turners and millers) with 40 positions to be filled.

The group employs 13,000 people on 12 sites in France. Announcements of jobs creation were registered in the ERM  in October 2017 (100 job creations), in February 2017 (100 job creations), in 2012 (700 job creations) and in 2011 (100 job creations) but also a restructuring in 2011 (150 job losses).