Outfitting Engineer


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: preparing 3D Outfitting models, materials, and production techniques

Projects: custom-made mega yachts +80m

Company: engineering office with state-of-the-art building facilities

Main requirements: +2 years of experience in the Outfitting department within the yacht building sector

Your opportunity

As an Outfitting Engineer, you will be working in the department that is crucial for the mega yacht sector, as it focuses on a wide range of equipment essentials in creating the luxury look and feel of superyachts. You will prepare the 3D solution models of doors, shutters, railing, windows, hatches, and stairs, working in AutoCAD and Siemens NX. Next to that, you will decide on materials, production techniques, assembly, manufacturability, and cost of exterior elements before the production stage starts. 

What you will do

  • Contributing to the overall detail design of the Outfitting and Exterior parts of a superyacht
  • Checking the 3D models, calculations, sketches, drawings, and technical specifications
  • Resolving complex technical issues within the design team and/or between design and production
  • Ensuring alignment with classification rules and regulations such as Lloyd's and Large Yacht Code
  • Actively cooperating with the other disciplines in the execution of the tasks, to ensure a smooth information flow
  • Supporting the production team with solving problems
  • Communicating with external parties and customers

Where you will work

Dreaming of working for one of the top 3 mega yacht builders in the Netherlands? Then this is the opportunity for you!

Our client does not only build state-of-the-art luxury mega yachts but is also one of the oldest and most prominent shipyards in the Low Lands.

  • Combination of rich tradition and a modern approach
  • The finest quality & attention to detail
  • You will learn from the best professionals in the market
  • Engineering office together with shipyard facilities
  • Fast-growing department that requires to be sharp and flexible
  • International team of passionate & motivated colleagues 

What you already have

  • +2 years of experience in the Outfitting department within the yacht building sector
  • Strong sense of esthetics in design
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD and Siemens NX
  • Flexible approach, as you will work in a fast-paced environment with many changes
  • Clear and empathetic communication, since you will be working across several departments and project teams
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team
  • Available for full-time in the Leiden area

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for an 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 supported by Van Storm 

Sounds interesting?

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