Technical Expert Accommodation


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: translating concept into detail design & supervising the subcontractors for the joinery and accommodation areas

Projects: navy projects, defense & security

Company: naval shipbuilder, part of global shipbuilding group

Main requirements: +3 years of experience in joinery & accommodation systems within the shipbuilding sector

Your opportunity

In this exciting opportunity as Technical Expert Accommodation, you will be working on the newest technologies of the naval division of a world-leading Dutch shipbuilding group. Your main responsibility will be translating the concept design into detailed technical specifications. Next to that, you will oversee the engineering process, and make sure the production is supported with the highest quality standards. By monitoring the external subcontractors, you will ensure the correct design and execution of joinery and accommodation systems for the navy vessels.

If you have worked with systems such as lining, ceiling, flooring, furniture, insulation, and galley, this is a great opportunity for you!

What you will do

  • Translating customer wishes and design requirements into technical specifications, according to rules & regulations
  • Problem-solving during the production phase, as well as supporting and guiding the production team
  • Cooperating with procurement & supply chain departments in order to choose the best materials and suppliers
  • Participating in quality & factory inspections and tests
  • Ensuring all project-related documents and records are accurately stored and updated
  • Constantly developing your knowledge about the industry and the latest developments
  • Collaborating with other engineering teams to ensure smooth execution of the project

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, Marine Engineering, or another relevant discipline
  • Previous experience with joinery works within the shipbuilding sector
  • In-depth knowledge of joinery materials, techniques, and industry standards
  • Proficiency in CAD software & ability to interpret complex engineering data
  • Available in the Rotterdam Area
  • 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 65K 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 are supported by Van Storm

Sounds interesting?

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