Marine Engineer


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: develop solutions, perform design tasks, and create technical documentation

Projects: focus on complex naval engineering projects

Company: naval shipbuilder, part of a globally established group

Main Requirements: +3 years design experience and a degree in Marine or Mechanical Engineering

Your opportunity

As a Marine Engineer, you will be essential in developing innovative solutions and detailing them into practical requirements. Within a project's technical team, you'll work closely with the Tender Manager, Proposal Engineer, and Marine Engineering Manager. This role involves performing design tasks, crafting detailed reports, and outlining precise specifications. Your contributions will play a pivotal role in ensuring projects not only meet but exceed the highest standards of quality and functionality.

What you will do

  • Perform design tasks and generate accurate reports, adhering to project specifications
  • Analyze requirements, draft specifications for marine engineering, and assist with RFQ processes and evaluations
  • Assess design alignments with requirements and prepare relevant reports
  • Create technical documentation including equipment and contract specifications
  • Facilitate communication with stakeholders to align on technical solutions
  • Engage in technical discussions with customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders
  • Assist in evaluating costs from suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Collaborate with internal teams to enhance project results

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's or Master's degree in Marine or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • 3+ years of design experience, preferably in complex naval projects
  • Skilled in advanced design and proposal processes within marine engineering
  • Must have permanent EU citizenship and passport; candidates with NL/EU work visas or dual nationalities are not eligible due to military restrictions

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, so you will understand Dutch jokes during coffee breaks
  • 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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(Last Updated: October 2023)

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