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Field Service Engineer

Damen Shipyards

Damen Shipyards

Gorinchem, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

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About us

The digital revolution is reshaping industries, including shipping. In shipping, digitalization and the use of data has a huge impact. Rapidly developing disciplines like computer science, measurement technology and data science are essential for Damen to stay ahead of the competition and create more business value. Damen Digital Solutions, a Damen company with a focus on added value from data, is maturely expanding during the upcoming years to secure the connection with shipowners and support them by data driven solutions.

Damen Digital Solutions makes data applicable to her stakeholders by making validated knowledge available and enabling ship efficiency, design improvements, operational improvements and much more by means of tools, data and data analytics. The company will take a leading role on three technical knowledge pillars; informatics and computer science, measurement technology and data analytics and -science, by developing and applying state-of-the-art know-how. This know-how is presented to customers via the online platform called Damen Triton.

The role

It’s a full time Field Service Engineer role where you will support the new build yards where Damen is active. Very often this is possible remotely, but frequently you will also travel to do practical work on board yourself for retrofits. Enthusiasm for, and affinity with complex data systems on board of our vessels is needed. You will be responsible for installation of our system on board the vessels.

Key accountabilities

  • Independently perform service, maintenance and commissioning work of our system on board various vessels;
  • Support new building yards to install and commission our monitoring hardware on board of our standard ranges;
  • Actively anticipate on deviations popping up during the project;
  • Collaborate with system suppliers for setting to work data interfaces;
  • Reporting of the activities executed, record as built information;
  • Able to manage working on remote locations.

Skills & experience

  • A degree (MBO level 4) in electrical engineering, automation or equivalent;
  • You have good analytical skills and work accurate;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language;
  • Availability of 40 hours per week, flexible to travel.

What we offer

At Damen we realize that 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 is why we continuously 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;
  • Profit sharing & pension allowance;
  • Continuous focus on professional and personal development through our Damen Academy;
  • An active social environment such as events and sports;
  • A (partly) working-from-home policy.


We are looking forward to meeting you! Do you need more information? Don't hesitate to get in touch with Gerard Eggink (Recruiter) 06-10 26 55 93

Damen Digital Solutions 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.



Gerard Eggink