Tender Engineer Marine Engineering


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: conceptual and contract design of mechanical marine engineering systems

Projects: state-of-the-art naval vessels

Company: naval shipbuilder, part of global shipbuilding group

Main requirements: +1 year of experience in marine engineering design concepts and practices

Your opportunity

As a Tender Engineer Marine Engineering, you will design mechanical systems like propulsion, HVAC, firefighting, and auxiliary systems for advanced naval vessels. Working in a team, you will create engineering solutions that are commercially viable and attractive. This role involves technical design and persuasive writing to support your ideas. After securing a tender, you will ensure a smooth transition of your work to the engineering and production departments.

What you will do

  • Define system architectures, including P&ID’s, 2D/3D CAD arrangements, MBSE models, and system configurations for the design and tender package
  • Estimate weight, power, and costs, and prepare main ship balances and propulsion system configurations
  • Conduct requirements analysis, draft marine engineering specifications, and support subcontractor quotation processes for preliminary equipment selection and budget allocation
  • Evaluate designs against requirements and prepare reports
  • Write technical documents, contract specifications, and reports, communicating complex ideas to customers and suppliers
  • Participate in discussions with customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders on technical and commercial aspects of proposed solutions
  • Support cost evaluations provided by suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Collaborate with internal departments to optimize project outcomes

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

  • +1 year of experience in marine engineering design concepts and practices
  • Excellent writing skills, able to deliver clear text, figures, and calculations with specific technical details and specifications, important for clear communication with stakeholders
  • A commercial mindset to deliver practical and attractive technical and financial forecasts, ensuring project success
  • BSc. or MSc. degree in Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Permanent EU citizenship and a passport are required due to the military nature of the projects

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 50K 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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