ILS Engineer


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Task: Conducting comprehensive ILS engineering tasks for advanced naval vessels.

Project: Boosting naval vessels' availability and operational efficiency at minimized lifecycle costs.

Company: Naval shipbuilder, part of a globally established group.

Main Requirements: Minimum 5 years of ILS experience in a technical or MoD environment.

Your opportunity

Embark on a groundbreaking journey to redefine naval vessel performance through cutting-edge Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) engineering. This pivotal role places you at the forefront of pioneering efforts to amplify the availability and operational readiness of naval vessels, while meticulously optimizing lifecycle costs. Engage in a career that not only challenges your engineering prowess but also contributes to the strategic advancement of naval capabilities on a global scale. With this opportunity, you will harness your expertise to enact meaningful change, ensuring that the vessels are maintained at peak efficiency and readiness, thereby directly influencing their operational effectiveness and sustainability.

What you will do

  • Perform ILS analysis including LSA and other relevant topics.
  • Study and report on the reliability and maintainability of naval equipment.
  • Collaborate with technical (design), and procurement departments.
  • Develop and deliver ILS products within time, budget, and quality standards.
  • Ensure compliance with company and end-user requirements.
  • Contribute to the strategic ILS technology roadmap development.
  • Prepare ILS training materials and budgetary offers.

Where you will work

This close client of ours is the leading Dutch developer and builder of marine defense systems. With a strong engineering and yard team, they deliver world-class complex naval ships to navies worldwide. In the current geopolitical climate, the organization is expanding significantly and providing excellent opportunities for professional growth.

  • New technologies galore: state-of-the-art naval technology, digital twinning, virtual reality, and more!
  • Well-established shipyard with a long-lasting track record, part of a global shipbuilding group
  • Excellent market outlook: order book filled way into the 2030s and still more projects expected
  • Cooperating with knowledgeable colleagues, learning and sharing insights

What you already have

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in marine engineering or similar.
  • Experience in ILS package development and execution within a technical/MoD environment.
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English; additional languages like German and Spanish are a plus.
  • Naval background or strong affinity with naval culture.
  • Ability to work in multifunctional and multicultural teams.
  • EU citizenship and passport; due to the military nature of projects, specific eligibility requirements apply.

Your benefits

  • Enjoy your time off: 40 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Stay safe during business trips: Business Travel Insurance
  • Paid commuting and interview cost
  • Spreek Nederlands! Basic Dutch course
  • Meet new friends: we invite you to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.             
  • Make yourself at home: we fully support your relocation & registration process

Sounds interesting?

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