Product Engineer

  • Aanbod An energetic work environment where your developments will be enhanced within a growing professionalizing organization .
  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10029600
  • Locatie Amsterdam/Kaag
  • Type overeenkomst Detachering via YER, Detavast
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

As Product Engineer you play an important role in the construction process of our superyachts. You will support the Engineering department and the Project team in designing and building the yacht. You contribute technical input for the design, specifications, maker list, cost price, planning and risk list. As an expert in your field, you will contribute to the project from start to finish. Your input will be processed even before the contract for the superyacht is signed and you will remain involved throughout the engineering phase.


In this role you will be responsible for the product engineering of the yacht equipment of our superyachts. Each superyacht is custom designed and developed according to specific requirements of our select international clientele. The exceptionally high level of finishing, where perfection is implemented down to the smallest details, is characteristic. The yacht equipment consists mainly of glassware and doors. Experience in contact with suppliers is required.

You are involved in the technical part of selecting and implementing these components from the beginning of the construction process. You advise procurement, work with the Lead Engineers of the disciplines involved and ensure that everything runs smoothly project-wise. You will also ensure that standards and norms are incorporated and taken into account for future projects.

Your duties will include:

  •   Implement project evaluations, process evaluations and supplier evaluations into the design, specifications, costing and scheduling of new projects.
  •   Proactively look for cost savings with equal product quality with new technical developments and/or new suppliers.
  • Provide specifications for requisitions and orders together with the Lead Engineers.
  • Involvement in establishing and defining engineering and production site standards and norms.
  • Independently execute cross-project subprojects, supporting the Manager Engineering and the Proposal Engineer.
  • Independently prepare technical specifications for procurement.
  • The employees of Product Management supervise multidisciplinary technical projects, such as hybrid installations, custom pools, complex glass projects, overarching supervision of classification and regulations.


A famous superyacht builder specializing in luxury motor yachts.


By good pay we mean more than a good salary. Enjoying your work and a good work-life balance are just as important. The more you enjoy yourself, the better your contribution to our projects.

In addition to an excellent salary, we offer a 40-hour working week for this position:

  • 27 vacation days
  • 13 ADV days
  • Conditional extra vacation pay


  • You have experience in the field of project, process and supplier evaluation and its assurance.
  • You have great empathy with which you can easily advise, motivate and anticipate across disciplines.
  • You have a completed education within Shipbuilding or Mechanical Engineering and preferably industry experience within the ship or yacht building industry.
  • Communication skills to ensure that your colleagues are well informed about the technical specifications and their developments.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations regarding the construction of seaworthy yachts.
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and/or English language and you have at least HBO working and thinking level.
  • EU permanent residency.