Business expansion
Méditerranée; Provence-Alpes-Côte d\'Azur; Var
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30.11 - Building of ships and floating structures

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
8 February 2017
Employment effect (start)
8 February 2017
Foreseen end date
15 February 2018


The ship building group DCNS announced the recruitment of 100 people by 2018. The positions are mainly engineers and managers. The manager of the site of Ollioule (Var), explains in an interview that currently 1,200 employees are working there and that the number of workers will reach 1,300 within a year. DCNS has won a huge contract with the Australian government to build 12 submarines for a total amount of €34 million. The site of Ollioule is specialised in the design and implementation of combat management systems and combat systems for surface vessels and submarines. The group employs 13,000 people on 12 sites in France.  Job creation are recorded on the ERM database in 2012 (700 job creations) and in 2011 (100 job creations) but also a restructuring in 2011 (150 job losses).


  • 8 February 2017: Le Journal des entreprises


Eurofound (2017), DCNS, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 90244, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90244.