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Shipbuilding Specialist

Job description

We are currently looking to increase our team with a Specification Engineer with experience in shipbuilding (freelancers also welcome)

Luckily, we can count on you for the following:

As a design engineer within the Marine department, you will be responsible for making functional specifications for suppliers and subcontractors.

  • You will perform technical evaluations of quotations from suppliers.
  • You will be able to engage in technical discussions with competing suppliers of the same product/system to provide a good starting point for the commercial negotiations.
  • Integrate the delivered systems into the design with other departments, supplier or owner.
  • Provide input and updates for the engineering database such as purchase orders, parts and metadata.
  • Verify technical performance of products and systems. Like for example inspecting of equipment at a supplier premises.

As a specification engineer, your other responsibilities will include performing calculations, making technical documentation, supply support for commissioning activities and guarantee quality of designs.

You can be involved in ensuring a good working relationship with representatives of suppliers and subcontractors, but also work on improving and developing processes and methodologies.


Do you have it in you?

Must haves

  • During lunch breaks but also during technical meetings we see you speaking English fluently.
  • Shipbuilding is a passion for you. We can see this in your education. (Marine, Mechanical,..)
  • You have an EU citizenship combined with permanent EU work visa
  • You have (practical) experience with marine and mechanical systems in ships or offshore installations.
  • Communication is a strength of you.

Nice to have

  • You preferably have two years’ experience in the shipbuilding or shipping industry.
  • A good understanding of German is a plus and you excellent knowledge of the English language (spoken and written).

Someone who has sailed or has a nautical background is ideally suited for this. But all candidates are welcome!

What do we offer you?

  • In return for your hard work, we offer you a salary based on experience and education.
  • Option to work from home
  • We see your professional growth as a win-win situation. Today you can receive training on effective communication, tomorrow on Microsoft office, the day after...
  • A morning bird or long sleeper? No problem because we have sliding hours.

Are you interested in knowing more about this job position? I would like to hear from you!

(32) 488 45 36 27

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