Structural Analyst


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: executing the structural calculation and FEM analysis

Projects: complex defense & security vessels  

Company: naval shipbuilder, part of global shipbuilding group

Main requirements: +3 years of experience in structural analysis in shipbuilding industry

Your opportunity

You will have the chance to contribute to projects from the initial proposal phase through to delivery, gaining experience in all aspects of the project lifecycle.It also gives you the opportunity to showcase and develop a wide range of skills including structural engineering, project management, CAD modeling, calculations, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

What you will do

  • Performing required technical calculations to validate the design
  • Responsible for the integration of delivered components and systems into ship design
  • Ensuring full compliance with all applicable requirements and specifications
  • Developing and describing standards and working methods.
  • Supporting engineering of an outsourced package, design checks, and design reviews
  • Defending technical solutions and communicating them to stakeholders
  • Performing technical evaluations of quotations from suppliers and subcontractors in close cooperation with the purchasing department
  • Integrating vendor and subcontractor information

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

  • +3 years of experience in structural engineering within shipbuilding or offshore sectors
  • BSc. or MSc. degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering
  • Good working knowledge of FEM software (ANSYS, NX, FEMAP)
  • Good theoretical & practical knowledge of class and flag rules & regulations
  • EU citizenship is a must, due to the nature of the military projects 

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 45K 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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