Business expansion
Ouest; Pays de la Loire; Loire-Atlantique
Location of affected unit(s)
La Montagne
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30.1 - Building of ships and boats

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 March 2018
Employment effect (start)
1 March 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


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).


  • 2 March 2018: Agence API


Eurofound (2018), Naval Group, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 93470, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93470.