Technical Specification Engineer (Project Based, 18m)

Rotterdam

Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding

Full Time

Temporary: with an option to permanent

Bachelor

As Technical Specification Engineer you will work on a broad variety of tasks in the field of Marine Engineering. You can be involved from the first proposal until final delivery. 

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Job description

Our client is a Dutch shipbuilder of navy vessels, with customers all over the world. For their offices in Vlissingen, we are looking for 3 Technical Specification Engineers.

The role
As Technical Specification Engineer you will work on a broad variety of tasks in the field of Marine Engineering. You can be involved from the first proposal until final delivery. You will work, during the execution of the project in a team of several engineers to deliver the required engineering output. Implements technical and practical knowledge into the design and takes care all relevant data is stored accurately in the PDM-system. As Technical Specification Engineer you will contribute to the engineering process by developing the required deliverables, such as specification documents, reviewed supplier’s documentation, functional descriptions, schematic drawings and test and validation plans.
 
Key accountabilities
  • Setting up of (functional) technical specifications for suppliers and subcontractors based upon customer and design requirements.
  • Performing technical evaluations of quotations from suppliers in close cooperation with the purchasing department.
  • Ensuring full compliance of all applicable requirements imposed by customer and statutory bodies.
  • Engaging in technical discussions to achieve comparable levels of compliance for competing suppliers of the same product and system and providing a good starting point for the commercial negotiation.
  • Acquisition and review of supplier engineering information and documentation like mechanical drawings, schematics, calculations, electrical diagrams, etc.
  • Integration of delivered components and systems into ship design in close cooperation with internal departments, supplier, statutory bodies, and owner.
  • Providing input and updates for the engineering database such as purchase orders, parts, metadata, and documentation.
  • Performing required technical calculations to validate the design.
  • Composing technical and functional specification documents for System Description Statements, HAT and SAT procedures.
  • Verifying technical performance of products and systems such as inspection of equipment at supplier premises, and FAT’s.
  • Offering technical support for commissioning activities.
  • Ensuring good working relationship with technical representatives of suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Participating in design checks and reviews to guarantee the required quality.

Job requirements

  • Bsc or Msc degree in engineering or proven work skills based upon experience.
  • Experience in mechanical or marine engineering and with statutory bodies.
  • Experience with and knowledge of mechanical systems, preferably in ships, offshore or industrial installations.
  • Able to work with and manage third-party vendors and subcontractors.
  • Personal characteristics: quality, planning, budget awareness, willingness to travel and work abroad occasionally.
  • Dutch and English language skills
  • Due to the military nature of the projects, applicants from outside the EU will not be considered
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

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%

Company description

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