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Senior Engineer Mechanical

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Quick Facts


Do you want to work for a global player in the international shipbuilding industry? You are invited to apply for a job as an Engineer at Damen Shipyards!

Your goal as Senior Engineer is to prepare specifications and work on designs for new and standard Damen vessels. These designs meet the set requirements and regulations and are in line with the project plans which are drawn up.

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • The preparation of design-, specification-, detail- and working drawings within the specified procedures and standards
  •  The preparation of construction plans
  • Registering and archiving of designs, drawings and project-related information
  • Perform calculations or have calculations performed for further elaboration of weights, stability and construction in shipbuilding-related areas
  • Conducting feasibility- and risk analyzes when preparing construction plans
  • Produce part and order lists and prepare technical specifications for purchase orders with regards to specifications and planning
  • Register, monitor and identify more / less hours spent on engineering work
  • Planning and budgeting of own engineering and calculation work.


  • You have completed a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering; 
  • You master good communication skills in Dutch and English;
  • You are quality conscious, precise and accurate;
  • You have experience with software packages such as AutoCAD and Nupas-Cadmatic;

Department Information

Each cluster has its own engineering department and several cluster- cutting departments such as Engineering Support, Standards, Reproduction and CAD/IFS Support. Engineering is responsible for the creation and management of the engineering packages of the cluster. Engineering means: the production of drawings, engineering calculations, production of technical specifications and construction instructions. This applies for both the naval part (hull, structure, stability, etc.), mechanical part (propulsion, pipe systems, etc.) and Electrical. The Engineering Department is responsible for the design and basic engineering of existing and new ship types, and coordinates and controls the outsourcing of detail engineering undertaken by other Damen establishments, including foreign offices, or by third parties. Each drawing group has access to employees with a naval, mechanical or electrical training (or any specialistic field of expertise).

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Tessa Sluyter, Recruiter


Tessa Sluyter


+31 183 65 40 40

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