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Project Engineer Construction Superyachts

Zwijndrecht Engineering Engineering & Development HBO Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
Gerard Traets
Gerard Traets
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Zwijndrecht Engineering & Development HBO Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
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About this vacancy

Working at a leading superyacht builder

Do you want to contribute to a positive impact by building exceptional yachts that appeal to future generations? Our client specializes in custom-building complete hulls for superyachts. These hulls form the basis for the advanced yachts. Their activities involve the engineering and production of steel structures. They also offer the possibility to facilitate the installation of technical equipment.

Teamwork is paramount to them, and development is also at the forefront. Together to create an environment where employees collaborate every day, not only with each other but also with subcontractors and partners. To promote their growth, we are looking for proud, passionate, and dedicated individuals.

For the structural facility, we are looking for a Project Engineer.

In this role, you will have the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • You receive assignments from and discuss them with the Engineering Manager and Project Manager.
  • You gather all necessary information for the specification of the project phase.
  • You ensure the correct receipt and storage of engineering information.
  • You regularly coordinate information needs with the Construction and Outfit engineering coordinators of the project team.
  • You compile work packages based on the information needs and the received engineering information for both in-house and outsourced engineering.
  • You coordinate priorities and planning within your own team and for outsourced drawing work, and report on progress.
  • You focus on and monitor the proper integration of all technical disciplines.
  • You assess feasibility, identify and discuss deviations, and initiate necessary revisions or changes when required.
  • You discuss changes that impact contractual requirements with the Engineering Manager.
  • You develop detailed schedules and delivery plans for technical documentation for the assigned technical discipline in close collaboration with the Project Manager and Lead Engineer.
  • You monitor the daily progress and quality of work in close collaboration with the Lead Engineer and Project Leaders of co-makers/suppliers.
  • You resolve planning and progress issues and adjust the schedule if necessary to ensure efficiency and progress.
  • You provide support to procurement with technical procurement specifications, to production during the construction phase, and to commissioning and aftersales during the warranty and aftersales period.

A renowned shipyard specialized in crafting exquisite and innovative superyachts with exceptional attention to detail.

  • An inspiring environment with plenty of opportunities for personal development and training.
  • Competitive primary and excellent secondary employment conditions.
  • A challenging full-time position within a unique, international, and leading yacht construction company.
  • At least an MBO (Vocational Education) or HBO (Bachelor) degree in Maritime Technology or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Relevant experience in ship and/or superyacht construction or a strong willingness to develop in this field.
  • You possess the following competencies: accuracy, result orientation, quality orientation, organizational commitment, planning and organizing, and flexibility.
  • You have strong communication skills and can articulate engineering issues clearly.
  • You are proactive and have excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • You are a proud and passionate professional who is eager to learn and grow.

The steps to a successful match

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Initial interview

If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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Depending on the process, the consultant will invite you to the next round(s) of interviews and possibly an assessment center.

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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