Product engineer

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10022338
  • Locatie Amsterdam
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

To enhance growth for this super yachtbuilder we are looking for proud, passionate, committed people!


As a Product Engineer for yacht equipment, you support the Engineering department and the Project team during the construction process of the super yacht. Before the start of building the super yacht, a lot of technical input is required in the design, specifications, maker's list, cost price, planning, and risk list. Further:

  • You provide this technical contribution for your part and are involved in the project from A to Z. This means that your first input is already processed before signing the contract of the super yacht and that you remain involved during the entire engineering phase of the project.
  • Implementing the results of project evaluations, process evaluations and supplier evaluations in the design, specifications, cost price and planning of new projects is part of this.
  • You are involved in drawing up and recording the engineering and production yard norms and standards.
  • Proactively looking for cost savings with equal product quality with new technical developments and/or new suppliers.
  • Independently executing project transcending subprojects to support the Engineering Manager and other fellow engineers
  • Independent preparation of technical specifications for purchasing.
  • The employees of Product Management supervise multidisciplinary technical processes, such as hybrid installations, custom swimming pools, complex glass processes, overarching supervision of classification and regulations.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Implementing the results of the project, process and supplier evaluations in the design, specification, cost and planning of new projects.
  • Provide (Technical) Specifications for requests and orders together with the Lead Engineers.
  • Carrying out project transcending projects for technical developments or more efficient construction methods.
  • Assisting Project Management and the Proposal Engineer in the contract phase and the preliminary phase of new projects.
  • Supervising multidisciplinary construction number related subprojects.


A shipyard specialized in custom build mega yachts.


  • Excellent salary.
  • 25 vacation days + 13 ADV.
  • Great possibilities for growth and development.


  • Bachelor in mechanical engineering / Shipbuilding or comparable.
  • Preferably industry experience within shipbuilding or yacht building.
  • Knowledge of legislation and regulations with regard to building seaworthy yachts.
  • An excellent command of the English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • You have extensive experience in the field of project, process and supplier evaluation and the assurance thereof.
  • Knowledge of the yacht equipment of a superyacht is an advantage.
  • You always want to inform your colleagues as well as possible about the technical specifications, their developments or share more efficient ways of working.
  • You have great empathy and can therefore easily advise, motivate and anticipate across disciplines.