Sr Structural Analyst


Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding

Full Time

€4000 - €5500


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Job description

As Senior Structural Analyst you will work in The Naval & Structural group which is part of the department Engineering. The team work on project base divided over the various projects, in which they contribute to both basic engineering and detailed engineering within their field of expertise. You will make a structural design completed with relevant structural calculations starting from proposal phase up to yard support and delivery of the vessel. From general construction plans up to detailed calculations and integrated foundations will be part of the job. Calculations aspects are strength, stiffness, vibrations, buckling, fatigue, military loads such as blast and signatures aspects (for example inboard- and underwater sound), producebility, maintainability, etc. If necessary, FEM calculations have to be applied.

As Senior Structural Analyst you will be responsible for the relevant project deliverables from class approval of the structure up to technical meetings with your colleagues and suppliers, class or client representatives. You will direct the structural engineers in modelling the structure in 3D-CAD ending up with checking drawings and production packages You can be asked to contribute in R&D initiatives on behalf of the Damen Naval structural analysis discipline if needed. Also contributions to the department to secure knowledge and improve (internal-) processes is highly appreciated.

  • Delivers quality engineering work within time, budget and according to the relevant quality standards.
  • Executes his task/role according to the relevant contractual documents and specifications while constantly remaining critical on the content.
  • Assists in the further improvement and development of processes and methodologies.
  • Supports and pro-actively coaches the junior Engineers.
  • Performs technical evaluations of quotations from suppliers and subcontractors in close cooperation with the purchasing department.
  • Ensures full compliance to all applicable requirements imposed by customer and regulatory bodies.
  • Can defend technical solutions and communicates these clearly with stakeholders.
  • Responsible for integration of delivered components/systems into ship design in close cooperation with internal departments, supplier, regulatory bodies and owner.
  • Performs required technical calculations to validate the design.
  • Support the (detailed) engineering of an outsourced engineering package.
  • Integrates vendors and subcontractors info.
  • Supports design checks and design reviews.
  • Ensures full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by Regulatory Bodies and the customer.
  • Develop and describe standards and working methods.
  • Ensure all HSEQ policies and procedures are in place, understood, owned, maintained and followed to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

Job requirements

  • Vocational, Bsc or Msc preferably in naval architecture or mechanical engineering or equivalent. Vocational education (mbo) must have relevant experience in the field of ship structures.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of working experience as a Structural Analyst in the shipbuilding/offshore industry
  • Familiar with ship class calculations and class tools, such as DNV-GL Nauticus Hull, LR-SSC and/or BV MARS2000.
  • Familiar with FEM modelling and analysis software, such as ANSYS, NX or FEMAP.
  • Preferably familiar with CAD systems, such as NUPAS (3D) or Catia.
  • Creative within your field, accurate, decisive and efficient.
  • Prepared to travel within the Netherlands and abroad.
  • Languages: Fluent in English and preferably Dutch
  • EU citizenship or EU work visa is required
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

Our offer

  • Salary 4000 - 5500 gross per month, depending on knowledge and level of experience
  • Challenging projects in a technology and innovation-driven international work environment
  • Opportunities for personal and career development
  • Active corporate culture with many events & sports

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