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Mechanical Engineer

Damen Shipyards

Damen Shipyards

Gorinchem, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

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About us

Are you a Mechanical Engineer ready for the next step? Do you have a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is the challenge of developing standardized solutions for our range of ships your driver? Then please apply, as we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer for our standardization team.

At Damen Workboats our goal is to develop, design, and construct a portfolio of tugs, dredgers or 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.


The role

As a Mechanical Engineer you will be part of an innovative team looking for ways to improve existing designs or create new designs which will help Damen to reduce costs and lead-time and improve quality. Or it will help our clients with improved performance, innovative use or a more sustainable operation of the vessel. Whether it is an improvement of the lay-out, implementation of new techniques or improved design of the vessel, you can come up with state-of-art ideas.

Of course you have created your new design, etc. as a building block ready to be integrated in the existing ship designs.

The main activities of the standardization team are:

  • Supporting the Services department and the Yards in case of problems related to the standard designs;
  • Mechanical standardization and development projects, under the ultimate responsibility of the Project Manager Engineering;
  • Creating a well-supported technical design and solution, based on functional and/or stakeholder requirements;
  • Ensuring that the designs and solutions comply to the applicable rules and standards.


Key accountabilities

  • Executing all the phases of engineering according the V-model. From the setting-up of functional requirements until the preparation of commissioning protocols;
  • Assessing and analyzing input of suppliers, services, detailed engineering and suppliers;
  • Working closely together in a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Monitoring quality and organizing interface and system integration with other disciplines and co-makers;
  • Performing basic calculations related to Class, load/power, strength and flow in the mechanical engineering field;
  • Preparing system diagrams, propulsion arrangements and outfitting drawings;
  • Preparing Design Philosophies, Measurement and Commissioning protocols;
  • Outsourcing of work to our 3D Engineering partners.


Skills & experience

As a Mechanical Engineer in the standardization team you need to have the following:

  • A quality consciousness and a practical approach;
  • You are an easy-going person, pro-active, creative, showing ownership and result driven;
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, preferably in the field of Mechanical Engineering;
  • Working experience in Mechanical Engineering in the maritime sector;
  • Familiarity with the Rules and Regulations and being able to interpret it and translate it for our ship-type portfolio;
  • An interest in innovation and an open mindset to new technologies;
  • Good communication skills in managing stakeholders, but also in documenting the standard;
  • English is a must, Dutch is a plus.

What we offer

We want to make sure you are a happy Senior Engineer Mechanical, so we will support you to develop yourself in this position. We are a growing organization where innovation is the driving force. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA, and that's why we continue to grow and innovate and offer plenty of opportunities.

We offer you:

  • Personal guidance, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • A dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • An open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events and sports.

Other

Damen Workboats does not approve of a commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered.


Recruiter:

Eric Atuahene [C]

Email:

eric.atuahene@damen.com