Specialist Shock & Noise (Project-Based)


Marine Engineering, Office

Full Time

Temporary: with an option to permanent


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Job description

Our client offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun. The naval division of our client is located in Vlissingen and Schiedam. They employ hundreds of professionals and have a rich tradition of naval shipbuilding with its original roots stemming back more than 100 years. Our client has been an important partner for our Royal Netherlands Navy for more than 50 years now. For their location in Vlissingen, we are looking for a Specialist Shock & Noise (Project-Based). 

Key accountabilities
As Interim Specialist Shock & Noise (project based) you will during the engineering phase be involved in the design aspects related to shock (from mines and torpedoes), underwater noise, sonar self-noise and inboard noise. Generally, the ship structure and the mounting of system components shall be designed by you with respect to these joint requirements. The mounting design will involve own-frequencies, displacements and accelerations of components and skids, including selections of flexible mountings. During the proposal phase, you will define, and negotiate relevant requirements, standards, and norms. Besides design calculations, you will have frequent contact with the structural engineers, suppliers, customers. In the production phase, you will be involved with full-scale testing and validations on board.

As Specialist Shock & Noise you will also support R&D projects in this field. These activities can include verification's and validations, software development, product development and process development.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor or master in Naval Architecture, Mechanical engineering, or Aerospace engineering
  • Knowledge of and experience with underwater shock, inboard- and underwater noise onboard ships
  • Experience with:
    • Design of flexible mountings and inboard noise calculations
    • Relevant software tools (6-DOF, FEMAP, ANSYS)
  • Experience with relevant international standards (STANAG, IMO, Class)
  • Good command of English (writing and verbal)
  • EU citizenship required, candidate will be subject to pre-employment security screening

Our offer

  • Salary depending on experience
  • Annual leave: 27 days plus 13 days ADV
  • Travel costs: € 10 per month for the first 10 km, then € 0.19 per km
  • Pension benefit: employer 50% and employee 50%

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