Shock & Noise Specialist


Asiyan Aydin

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: design of structure and mountings of system components

Projects: complex defense & security vessels  

Company: naval shipbuilder, part of global shipbuilding group

Main requirements: 8+ years of experience with shock, inboard- and underwater noise onboard ships 

Your opportunity

As a Shock & Noise Engineer, you are involved in the design aspects related to shock, underwater noise, sonar noise and inboard noise of Navy Ships. Your main goal is to design the ship structure and the mounting of system components with respect to the requirements.

What you will do

  • Defining and negotiating design requirements, standards and norms
  • Designing system frequencies, displacements and accelerations of components and skids, including the selection of flexible mountings
  • Cooperating with structural engineers, suppliers and customers frequently
  • Participating in full-scale testing and validation onboard during the production phase
  • Supporting R&D department for the verifications and validations, software development, product development and process development

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 are delivering world-class complex naval ships to navies around the world. 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

  • BSc. or MSc. degree in Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering
  • Min 8 years of experience in shock & noise onboard ships
  • Experience with the design of flexible mountings and inboard noise calculations
  • Experience with relevant software tools (6-DOF, FEMAP, ANSYS)
  • Good knowledge and experience with relevant international standards (STANAG, IMO, Class)
  • Good communication and people skills, since you will be communicating with other internal departments, as well as external stakeholders
  • A practical and customer-oriented approach, since you will be involved in communication with clients and class societies
  • Ability to work in a highly complex technical environment, so expect to be positively challenged
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English
  • Available for full-time in Vlissingen
  • EU citizenship is a must, due to the nature of the military projects 

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 72K gross per year
  • 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 

Sounds interesting?

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