Senior Engineer Mechanical Workboats

Job description

As Senior Engineer Mechanical you have several years’ experience preferably within the maritime industry. You are looking for the next step in your career. Within the department Workboats you will be part of an engineering team and responsible for steering a small team of engineers and subcontractors which prepares the Basic and Detail Engineering package. You will be able to work in different fields of your expertise and over time develop even beyond.
Company Information
Engineering Workboats consist of two product groups: Tugs and Dredging. Tugs is where Damen as a company began. To remain the market leader for Tugs and keep our competitive edge in the dredging market, we are fully focused on the Key Selling Points we as Damen have to offer compared to our competition. Higher quality by standardization and continuous improvement. Technology advanced by being able to invest in research and development. Shorter idea to market time by integrating standard solutions into new designs. Lower costs by standardization of systems and components over the ship type ranges and shorter lead times due to the production line.
Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Executing the four phases of engineering: design check, basic engineering, detailed engineering and production support;
  • Supervising a small team of engineers and subcontractors;
  • Assessing input of own employees, suppliers and partners and working closely together with all stakeholders;
  • Monitoring quality and organizing interface and system integration with other disciplines and co-makers;
  • Performing complex calculations related to load/power, strength and flow calculations in the mechanical engineering field;
  • Supporting the Class and National Authorities approval process;
  • Preparing technical space layouts, system diagrams and outfitting arrangements;
  • Preparing technical specifications for systems and equipment and/or assessment of supplier specifications;
  • Coordinating the outsourcing of work to subcontractors.
Quality consciousness and a practical approach is in your blood. You are proactive, creative and working accurately. In addition, you meet the following features:
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering;
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as an Engineer;
  • An interest in innovation and an open mindset to new technologies;
  • good communication skills; English is a must, Dutch is a plus.
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 assessment and pre-employment screening will be part of the application process.
Company Information
The goals is to develop, design, and construct a portfolio of tugs / dredgers / workboats in the most effective and efficient manner, primarily based on series production of (smart-customized) standard designs. Damen Workboats offers a range of innovative, standardized & smart-customized designs, fulfilling current and developing market demands, with well-balanced levels of quality, service, price, and delivery time; thereby providing optimal solutions for our clients.

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 #182864
Date Updated Friday 1 November 2019
Location Netherlands, The
Employment Type Full-time
Education level University
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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