Cost engineer

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10022322
  • Locatie Alblasserdam
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

To enhance the growth of this famous yachtbuilder, we are looking for proud, passionate, committed people!


As a Cost Engineer you prepare cost calculations as a part of proposals or tenders for custom-built large-scale super yachts, in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders, respecting the Client wishes, technical requirements,  (national and international) valid procedures, guidelines, and applicable law and rules & regulations. Further:

  • You discuss and review client wishes and (technical) requirements with internal and external stakeholders. Gather all the project's applicable and necessary information. Signal, report, and discuss risks and/or (technical) problem areas and suggest mitigating actions and/or alternatives
  • You will analyze and compare actual financial project data in relation to prepared cost calculation to continuously improve cost calculation and linked processes
  • You are part of the commercial department and work together with Strategic Purchasing, Naval Architects and/or Marine Engineers and with Client representatives actively contributing to achieve the common goal by improving collaboration between various organizational units


A famous superyacht builder specialized in custom build superyachts


  • A challenging full-time function within a fast-growing unique and leading-edge yacht building company
  • An inspiring environment with great possibilities for personal development and education
  • Competitive primary and excellent secondary employment conditions
  • CAO Metalektro
  • Active staff association that organizes fun trips, social get-together with colleagues, sports events, and other festivities


  • Higher Vocational Education B.Sc./M.Sc. Mechanical, Shipbuilding or comparable
  • Several years’ experience, preferably in maritime industry and/or yacht building industry
  • The ideal candidate combines strong technical know-how in (yacht) shipbuilding with costs calculation and finance experience
  • You recognize yourself in the following competences; Taking responsibility, anticipating, decisiveness, collaboration and a communicative team player
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications, expert Excel skills are appreciated
  • A good command of written and spoken English