Simulation Engineer


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: developing the control algorithms and analyzing cranes’ dynamic behavior

Projects: cranes for specialized offshore vessels

Company: design office and manufacturer of cranes for various industries

Main requirements: MSc. Degree in Automation & Mechatronics or System & Control

Your opportunity

As a Simulation Engineer, you will be contributing to the entire project, from the very first day until the assembly phase. You will be responsible for performing calculations in Matlab and Simulink, analyzing movements & motion control, in order to find the most efficient system solutions. Your end task will be to deliver metrics & system behavior, as well as control algorithms, in accordance with the requirements of the customer and the applicable rules.

What you will do

  • Assessing the content and approach to the design tasks together with the Lead Engineer and Technical Manager
  • Performing functional and organic analysis of the product
  • Performing dynamic system analysis on product or sub-system and developing control algorithms
  • Writing FAT procedures
  • Performing Risk assessment
  • Testing and validating solutions for the drivers & control systems by using tests scenarios and simulations

Where you will work

Our client is an Offshore Cranes OEM that operates with a small project management and engineering team from their office near Amsterdam. They develop, build and deliver specialized lifting equipment. As part of a large industrial group, the company has in-house manufacturing capacity in France and other locations worldwide.

  • Independent and compact team focused on the offshore industry with all the support and stability of a global industrial group
  • As the team is involved in projects from first contact to commissioning, you can have a real impact
  • Exciting new motion-compensated solutions for offshore wind
  • Open communication and team spirit feeling!

What you already have

  • MSc. Degree in Automation & Mechatronics or System & Control
  • A hands-on and proactive approach, since you will be involved in solving systematic issues
  • Positive and open attitude, so your team comes to the office with a smile
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team
  • Experience in Matlab and/or Simulink and passion for programming are huge assets!

Your benefits

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