Project Engineer Mechanical


Asiyan Aydin

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: design and implementation of mechanical systems of superyacht projects

Projects: custom-made mega yachts +80m

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

Main requirements: +4 years of experience in marine systems design and engineering

Your opportunity

As a Project Engineer Mechanical, you will be involved in the design, development, and implementation of mechanical systems and components for luxury yacht projects.

You will be responsible for coordinating the project and supervising the Mechanical Engineer(s) on the work floor. You will ensure that all information and technical specifications are correctly processed and communicated clearly. You will coordinate the technical assessment, starting from concept design up to and including the final design, in close consultation with the other disciplines and external parties.

What you will do

  • Develop mechanical systems and components in technical areas starting from the engine room
  • Design of HVAC systems from concept to the integration of cable routes
  • Conduct feasibility studies and assess technical specifications and drawings to ensure customer wishes and requirements
  • Communicate with stakeholders about the progress of the project and ensure integrated design solutions
  • Collaborate with other disciplines and share knowledge and experience within a multidisciplinary team

Where you will work

Almost every vessel is born surrounded by 3 key elements. The client, the designer, and a blank piece of paper. If you ever dreamt about taking part in this beautiful process, this is the perfect place for you!

Our client is an international bureau specializing in the design, engineering, research & development of luxury custom-built motor superyachts. The exceptional quality of their products comes from the way of working together and sharing knowledge on a daily basis.


  • Long and rich traditions paired up with the latest trends in design and technology
  • A creative center of a bigger organization that unites 4 shipyards and several design and engineering offices
  • Classical design style combined with revolutionary concepts
  • Almost 200 international colleagues, passionate about the mega yacht building

What you already have

  • +4 years of experience in mechanical design and marine systems engineering in the yacht building industry
  • BSc. or MSc. in Naval Architecture or Mechanical Engineering
  • A proactive and independent approach, since you will be involved in projects from start to finish
  • Strong knowledge of marine systems of shipbuilding
  • Passion for technology is a big asset
  • Knowledge of 3D/2D drafting, preferably in Siemens NX or Cadmatic
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills since you will be involved in communication with designers, owner representatives, subcontractors and co-creators
  • Available for full-time in Amsterdam Area

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 55K gross per year
  • Hybrid working policy: use the home office to do the deep work, and come to the office to brainstorm with your colleagues
  •  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 provided by Van Storm 

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