Technical Specification Engineer

Schiedam

Marine Engineering, Office

Full Time

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 is a Dutch shipbuilder of navy vessels, with customers all over the world. For their office Schiedam, we are looking for a Technical Specification Engineer for a project-based position.

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 in order to deliver the required engineering output. Implements technical and practical knowledge into the design and takes care of 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 good starting point for the commercial negotiation)
  • 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 good working relationship with technical representatives of suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Participating in design checks and reviews in order to guarantee the required quality.
  • Contributing to the further development of the engineering department

Job requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree related to the engineering discipline or proven work skills based upon experience
  • At least two years experience in and knowledge of mechanical or marine engineering and with statutory bodies, 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
  • Excellent command of the English and Dutch language
  • EU citizenship or EU work visa is required
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

Our offer

  • Salary: up to € 6000,- gross per month, depending on experience
  • Annual leave: 27 days per year
  • Travel costs: € 10 per month for the first 10 km, then 0.19 cents per km. A T-tag is issued for employees who use the Westerscheldetunnel for commuting

Company description

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