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Specification Engineer with experience in shipbuilding

Job description is convinced that engineers and technical specialists define our future. Within our engineering community our employees work closely together with their colleagues. We empower our teams to take ownership for projects with the goal to turn the smart ideas of our clients into reality.

We aim to strengthen our role as the preferred engineering partner for our employees and clients and we offer you the opportunity to be part of that mission. We are currently looking to increase our team with a Specification Engineer with experience in shipbuilding active in the Shipbuilding market with a focus on naval ships, working vessels and mega-yachts. These specialists work at our own or our clients offices in the Southern part of The Netherlands.

Tasks & responsibilities

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 in close cooperation with the purchasing department. 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.
  • Reviewing information and documentation for the supplier is also one of your tasks. 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.


Technical knowledge & soft skills

  • You have a bachelor degree with a technical focus (Marine,Mechnical) or equal based on work experience.
  • You preferably have two years’ experience in the shipbuilding or shipping industry.
  • You have experience with marine and mechanical systems in ships or offshore installations.
  • You have knowledge of Class-regulated products, Engineering Practices, including quality and budget awareness.
  • You are willing to travel and work abroad for limited periods of time.
  • A good understanding of German is a plus and you excellent knowledge of the English language (spoken and written).
  • You have an EU citizenship combined with permanent EU work visa, given the military nature of clients and projects.

Our offer to you

  • Good salary with secondary benefits in line with your education and work experience;
  • You will have the chance to work on sensational projects and to be part of the Multi family;
  • A lot of attention will be given to your personal guidance by HR focussing on your personal evolution;
  • You can participate to several customized trainings and join the open training programme of Multi.

Freelancers are also welcome!

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