Technical Specification Engineer (project)

Vlissingen

Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding

Full Time

Project based

Bachelor

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

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Job description

Our client, a renowned Dutch shipbuilder of navy vessels, with an established customer portfolio is currently seeking a Technical Specification Engineer to be based in Vlissingen on a project-based assignment.

The role
As Technical Specification Engineer you will be assigned to a broad variety of tasks in the field of Marine Engineering. Involved as of the first proposal until final delivery. During the execution of the project, you will cooperate with a team of various engineers in order to deliver the required engineering output. Implement technical and practical knowledge into the design and ensures that 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.
 
Responsibilities:

  • 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 to all applicable requirements imposed by the customer and statutory bodies
  • Engaging in technical discussions to achieve comparable levels of compliancy for competing suppliers of the same product/system; (providing a satisfactory starting point for commercial negotiations)
  • Acquisition and review of supplier engineering information and documentation; (i.e. mechanical drawings, schematics, calculations, electrical diagrams, etc.)
  • Integration of delivered components/systems into ship design in close cooperation with internal departments, suppliers, statutory bodies and owner
  • Providing input and updates for the engineering database; (i.e. purchase orders, parts, metadata, documentation)
  • Performing required technical calculations to validate the design
  • Composing technical/functional specification documents; (i.e. System Description Statements, HAT and SAT procedures)
  • Verifying the technical performance of products and systems; (i.e. inspection of equipment at supplier premises, FAT’s)
  • Offering technical support for commissioning activities
  • Ensuring a positive working relationship with technical representatives of suppliers and subcontractors
  • Participating in design checks and reviews in order to guarantee the required quality

Job requirements

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bsc / Msc in engineering or proven work skills based on experience
  • Knowledge of mechanical/marine engineering and statutory bodies
  • 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, and budget awareness

 

  • LANGUAGES
  • Dutch
  • English

 

  • OTHER
  • 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 dependent 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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