Arrangement Engineer

Job description


Are you a mechanical/marine engineer with experience in defining the arrangements of technical spaces within a ship and/or designing the propulsion layout of a vessel? And do you want to work within the exciting technical environment of Naval Shipbuilding? Then you may be the person we are looking for and are invited to apply for the job of Arrangement Engineer at Damen Schelde in Vlissingen.

We are looking for a mechanical/marine engineer from shipbuilding or related industry, familiar with defining the arrangement of technical spaces and propulsion layout design.
The arrangement engineer will be allocated by the line manager Marine & Propulsion to the projects (every ship is a project) where work will be carried out. During the execution of the basic engineering phase of a project the arrangement engineer reports functionally to the dedicated project manager engineering. Hierarchically the arrangement engineer will report to line management of the Marine and Propulsion department.

Next to working for engineering the arrangement engineer can also be asked to work for other departments for such tasks as generating of a proposal for a customer for the projects and proposal department or transfer of knowledge to the our yards in Galatz (Romania) and Vlissingen-Oost. Sporadically the arrangement engineer may be asked to travel for instance to one of our yards.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Design of:

  • Technical spaces such as the engine room, steering room and pump rooms.
  • Alignment of propulsion components such as main engines, gearboxes, shafting arrangements, based upon ship specification, general arrangement plan, design drawings, supplier information, norms, rules, and standards considering the requirements of all stakeholders.
  • Definition and maintenance of the arrangements in 3D CAD (NUPAS Cadmatic)
  • Making of detail drawings of propeller shafts, bearings and other component including machining drawings.
  • Providing advice and guidance in solving technical issues pertaining arrangements and propulsion layout/design.
  • Involvement of all stakeholders in proposed solutions and alternatives in order to get consensus for the final solution.
  • Following the applicable procedures, guidelines and standards.

Your Profile
  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering (or equivalency through experience).
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in similar function.
  • Experience in designing in CADMATIC (3D).
  • Experience in design of detail drawing in Microstation or AutoCAD (2D).
  • Familiar with standards, norms, Dutch and foreign guidelines.
  • Good communication skills in Dutch as well as in English.

Department Information
DSNS boasts a state of the art Engineering organization, which is responsible for basic and detailed engineering of ships consigned to DSNS for production at the Vlissingen yard and to an increasing extent for production abroad.

The Research & Technology Support group is part of the Engineering Department and is made up of various specialists. The group conducts research and supports developments regarding new types of ship, as well as supporting the Products & Proposals Department in order to determine the ship design. The group also supports Engineering and Production when detailing the contracts and instructions. Nowadays naval vessels and complex vessels are more and more designed with full electric propulsion or hybrid propulsion.

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

Company description

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) is specialised in the design and construction of naval and complex commercial vessels, making optimal use of its know-how and experience from both the military and commercial sectors.

Vacancy details

MC-COM ID #178358
Date Updated Saturday 26 January 2019
Location Vlissingen
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Engineering
Region Netherlands

Contact details

Company name Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
ContactMs. Esther Van Oorschot
Telephone +31 (0) 118 48 23 24
Fax +31 (0)118 485 050

Postbus 555
4380 AN Vlissingen

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