Senior Engineer Interior

Job description

DAMEN is currently looking for a Senior Engineer Interior for the Yacht Support team. DAMEN is the established leader in this developing market. We've taken great care to design the range to fit seamlessly on the superyacht scene, The Yacht Support brand represents a product line of purpose-built superyacht service vessels that accompany the mother ship all over the world, opening up new possibilities for the luxury yachting experience. Visit our dedicated website for more information about these vessel types:

As Senior Engineer Interior, you will use your expertise in developing yacht interiors ensuing all conditions for the new build ship have been met.

Using your expertise you will contribute to the development, ensure that the client requirements are fulfilled and necessary information for an efficient building process is available. You will manage all interfaces between the ship and the interior, and manage the outsourced engineering work with interior subcontractors. You will liaise with engineering partners and maintain contact with the client and suppliers. Moreover you will ensure that regulative requirements have been met.

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem is the headquarters of the Damen Shipyards Group. DAMEN people, like the company itself, have an eye fixed firmly on the future, seeking out the path to their own potential and offering our clients the benefits of a partnership that lasts the lifetime of their vessels and beyond.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Box drawings, Insulation plans, principle arrangements and guidelines;
  • Detailed plans for a large variety of interior constructions;
  • Reviewing outsourced engineering deliverables from co-makers and suppliers;
  • Organize and monitor interfaces with other disciplines and co-makers;
  • Engineering support during the construction of the ship and it?s interior;

  • Intermediate vocational education (MBO) or Bachelor's degree in Architecture, design and construction or a related education;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience preferable in the Yachting industry;
  • You master good communication skills, preferably in Dutch and English;
  • Experience with software packages such as AutoCAD and Nupas-Cadmatic.

You are quality conscious, you find that teamwork is important and you have good communication skills in managing stakeholders.

Here at DAMEN we realize supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That's why we continually invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):
  • a dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • a competitive salary;
  • at least 40 days of annual leave;
  • travel allowance;
  • profit sharing & pension allowance;
  • continuous focus on professional and personal development through our DAMEN Academy;
  • an active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.

Pre-employment Screening
For certain positions, prior to extending an offer of employment, DAMEN will check and verify the following information: professional references, the authenticity of identity documentation and educational credentials, an integrity statement and a Certificate of Good Conduct (CGC). For some positions an assessment may be part of the application procedure.
Department Information
The Damen Yachting division is a close cooperation between the Amels Yachts in Vlissingen and SeaXplorer and Yacht Support vessels in Gorinchem.

At Amels we built high-end luxury yachts with our renowned Amels brand and innovative Damen yachting portfolio. Amels operates the largest superyacht building yard in the Netherlands at our headquarters in Vlissingen, undertaking projects up to 83 metres from our Limited Editions range, as well as Amels Full Custom and a wide variety of refit projects up to well over 100 metres in length.

The Yacht Support brand represents a product line of purpose-built superyacht service vessels that accompany the mother ship all over the world, opening up new possibilities for the luxury yachting experience. The SeaXplorer brand consists of vessels that go beyond the superyacht circuit. True expedition yachts to take those on board off the beaten track to our planet's most adventurous destinations - in comfort and in style.

Damen and Amels are working closely together towards the continual development of these brands, including the integration of innovative technologies to reduce environmental impact to a minimum. A distinguishing feature of these markets is the high level of customer focus required. With that in mind, Damen and Amels have ensured the flexibility to integrate clients' custom touches. Typical examples include preparing the vessels for Tropical or Polar operations, helicopter installations such as fully enclosed hangars, dive centres, special tenders and toys. In addition to product development, these brands require a range of operational activities, consisting of project management, engineering, (project) purchase and project support.

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

Company description

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem is the headquarters of the Damen Shipyards Group. Gorinchem still functions as a yard but the main activities involve the daily management of the Damen Shipyards Group. Damen Services and the Offshore & Transport division is also located here.

Vacancy details

MC-COM ID #174233
Date Updated Saturday 21 July 2018
Location Gorinchem
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Engineering
Region Netherlands

Contact details

Company name Damen Shipyards Gorinchem
ContactMs. Rianne Houthuijzen
Telephone +31 183 65 40 40
Fax +31 183 632189

Postbus 1
4200 AA Gorinchem

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