Lead Mechanical Engineer


Asiyan Aydin

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: Lead mechanical design, ensure compliance, mentor juniors, coordinate with partners

Projects: Innovative projects enhancing mechanical integration and sustainability

Company: A leading shipbuilder specializing in efficient, standardized, and smart-customized maritime solutions to meet evolving market demands

Main requirements: 5+ years in mechanical engineering, maritime sector experience preferred

Your opportunity

As Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will be working within the Civil & Modular Construction (C&MC) Department which specializes in design and construction of shipyards, modular drydocks, pontoons and barges. You will take the lead in translating initial design concepts into detailled engineering packages

What you will do

What you will do:

  • Lead the engineering of mechanical systems, ensuring integration and compliance with industry standards
  • Work closely with engineering and production teams to ensure seamless project execution
  • Supervise, mentor, and provide guidance to junior engineers
  • Coordinate with external suppliers and partners to achieve project goals
  • Conduct and oversee complex mechanical calculations and research activities

Where you will work

Dive into the world of our client, renowned for their exceptional maritime solutions crafted through innovative design and shipbuilding. Positioned at the forefront of marine engineering, they skillfully combine effective management with inventive engineering to produce ships and services that lead the industry. Known for its trailblazing Offshore & Transport division, this hub is a beacon of innovation, delivering unparalleled solutions to the offshore market. Their primary mission is to serve their clients, achieving this by setting the standard in maritime excellence.

  • A pioneer in developing customized vessels for the offshore industry, from design to delivery
  • Home to an Offshore & Transport division that sets the standard for engineering excellence in Platform Supply Vessels, Anchor Handling Tug Suppliers, and Standby Safety Vessels
  • Offers unique shipbuilding kits through technical cooperation, enabling global clients to construct advanced maritime solutions
  • Diverse, international environment where teamwork and innovation drive the creation of cutting-edge maritime services
  • Comprehensive after-sales support, ensuring customer satisfaction through warranty services, spare parts, and project management
  • Be part of a culture that values innovation, collaboration, and sustainability, making significant contributions to the maritime industry's future

What you already have

  • BSc. or MSc. degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering, with a strong focus on the maritime sector
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical systems in construction and engineering projects
  • Experience with organizational and project management skills
  • Familiarity with marine industry standards and regulations
  • A team player with strong communication skills and the ability to work independently

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for excellent work-life balance
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access 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
  • Housing search support and registration

Sounds interesting?

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(Last Updated: October 2023)

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