Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in Vlissingen, Schiedam, Romania, Germany, and Indonesia. We are the marine division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs globally 12,000 professionals. Damen Naval supplies advanced naval vessels to customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in the shipbuilding sector. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?

For this Interim position, Damen Naval is looking for an Senior Electrical Engineer who can start on a temporary basis for the period of one year.

As Senior Electrical Engineer, you will assume a range of responsibilities within the field of electrical engineering. Starting from the proposal phase, you will actively contribute by formulating design proposals and conducting meticulous calculations. Throughout the project's execution, you will collaborate with a team of fellow engineers, combining your expertise to generate comprehensive engineering documents that align with the project's requirements. Your role will involve leveraging your technical and practical knowledge to develop robust and innovative designs. Your contributions will be crucial in ensuring the successful implementation of electrical systems during the one-year assignment.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in electrical engineering or a related discipline, along with extensive experience and knowledge in the design and installation of complex electrical systems, preferably in the domains of ships, offshore installations, or industrial settings. Knowledge of EMC regulations and compliancy precautions is essential. The ability to work effectively in complex project environments is also highly valued

As Senior Electrical Engineer your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the engineering process by developing deliverables such as specification documents, functional descriptions, schematic drawings, and test/validation plans.
  • Perform necessary technical calculations to validate the design.
  • Participate in design checks and reviews to ensure the required quality standards.
  • Create technical and functional specification documents.
  • Conduct cost analysis of received offers in collaboration with the Purchase department.
  • Ensure full compliance with all relevant requirements and specifications imposed by Class and the customer.
  • Manage vendors and subcontractors to ensure timely contributions to the project.
  • Develop and documenting standards and working methods.
  • Provide support in producing and submitting proposals to customers.
  • Offer technical support and conducting commissioning activities for projects under contract.

As an Senior Electrical Engineer, you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in electrical engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of five years experience in and knowledge of the design and installation of complex electrical systems preferably in ships, offshore or industrial installations.
  • Knowledge of EMC regulations and compliancy precautions.
  • Experience to work in complex project environments.
  • Good command of Dutch and English language, both written and verbal - German is a plus.
  • Excellent references antecedents as a pre-employment security screening is standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship and passport are both required and candidates with NL/EU (work) visa or with both an EU and non-EU nationality and/or passport are not eligible in accordance with the requirements imposed by the military nature of our projects.

At Damen Naval, we value our interim team members and strive for a positive and successful collaboration. As an interim professional on secondment basis (detachering) or as a freelancer (ZZP), we offer you the following conditions:

  • An attractive rate, ensuring at least equal pay to permanent staff.
  • Travel allowance of 21 cents per kilometre.
  • Flexibility to work partially from home.
  • Challenging and innovative projects.

Are you interested in the interim position of Senior Electrical Engineer, kindly submit your application along with your CV and motivation letter. Please state your preferred agreement, secondment (detachering) or freelance (zzp) along with an indication of:

  • Secondment: your monthly gross salary based on fulltime work.
  • Freelance: your hourly rate.

For more information about the vacancy or Damen Naval, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Naval Career website or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Please note that due to the military nature of our projects, only candidates who have permanent EU nationality can be considered for vacancies at Damen Naval. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to process candidates who (also) have a non-EU passport or nationality. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.

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