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Design & Proposal Engineer Ferries

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Summary
Based on a variety of vessels and markets we have different product departments at Damen. Each product department has its own specialism. One of these product groups is Ferries, responsible for the design of ferries and passenger ships. For the Ferries department we are looking for a Design & Proposal Engineer.

As Design & Proposal Engineer you translate customer requirements into the design of a vessel in close cooperation with our Sales department. You prepare ship designs (Naval Architecture) and specifications, calculate costs and determine the delivery time through close collaboration with other departments within Damen (Research, Engineering, Production and Sales). In addition, your task is to develop new vessels and optimize our current product portfolio.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Designing vessels in accordance with the criteria of the client;
  • Providing technical support to the Damen Sales organization during the contracting process, for example by giving presentations or providing calculations;
  • Optimizing (standard) designs, in order to lower the price and enhance quality, reliability and the functionality of the vessels;
  • Liaising with internal departments (Research, Engineering) and external parties for optimal project results;
  • Keeping track of the overall progress in the pre-sales phase;
  • Product development and optimization including market research and concept design;
  • Setting up a project planning (milestones), calculating supplemental work and cost savings, preparing a list of deviations and other client specific data;
  • Preparing ship designs, specifications, cost calculations and build strategies for sales prospects.

Profile
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Marine Engineering or Naval Architecture;
  • At least five years relevant work experience in ship design;
  • You master excellent communication skills, preferably in Dutch and English;
  • You are customer-oriented, flexible and find it a challenge to work on various projects at the same time. You have excellent communication skills and can express yourself well in a business conversation.

Benefits
Here at DAMEN we realize supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That's why we continually invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):
  • a dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • a competitive salary;
  • at least 40 days of annual leave;
  • travel allowance;
  • profit sharing & pension allowance;
  • continuous focus on professional and personal development through our DAMEN Academy;
  • an active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.


An assessment and pre-employment screening will be part of the application process.

Department Information
The Product Group Ferries offers standard and customized ships of proven quality. The Product Group handles requests from the Sales departments and develops new standard products. The product package consists a very diverse pallet of vessels including water taxis, fast catamarans and large RoRo passenger ships.


 
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

Bedrijfsbeschrijving

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem is the headquarters of the Damen Shipyards Group. Gorinchem still functions as a yard but the main activities involve the daily management of the Damen Shipyards Group. Damen Services and the Offshore & Transport division is also located here.

Bedrijfspresentatie

Vacaturedetails

MVB ID #181165
Plaatsingsdatum donderdag 16 mei 2019
Locatie Gorinchem
Dienstverband Voltijd
Opleidingsniveau HBO, WO
Sector Scheepsbouw en -reparatie
Functiecategorie Engineering, Naval Architecture
Regio Nederland, Zuid-Holland

Contactgegevens

Bedrijfsnaam Damen Shipyards Gorinchem
ContactpersoonDhr. Marcel Koopman
Telefoon 0183 639 911
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Postbus 1
4200 AA Gorinchem

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