Marine Mechanical Engineer (Medior / Senior / Lead)

Engineer (maintenance, project, lead/senior, commissioning etc.)


Job description

Modus Engineering is currently looking for Medior/Senior and Lead Engineers for one of the biggest shipbuilders in the Netherlands.

Modus Engineering assists you with the following:
– Finding a house in The Netherlands;
– Taking out insurance policies;
– Apply for the 30% ruling: Focus Engineering will apply on your behalf for the 30% ruling, which is a tax benefit you will receive as a skilled knowledge migrant. This means you will not pay any tax over the first 30% of your income in the Netherlands.

– You must be willing to relocate to the Netherlands;
– You need to have working experience in the Maritime / Offshore / Shipbuilding industry;
– You need to have an EU passport.

Our client is one of the biggest shipbuilding companies in the world. This company has over 10,000 professionals and almost 100 years of knowledge and experience in naval shipbuilding. They invest in the most sustainable, advanced and cutting-edge technologies in automation, electrical, mechanical engineering, combat systems, radar and navigation systems.

The multi-billion projects you will work on, are among of the most challenging projects in the world due to the size, advanced technology and systems. The project duration is between two and five years, and you will be working in a big multidisciplinary engineering team.

The Job:
– You work on large new construction projects within the maritime sector;
– You supervise the preparation of functional and technical specifications based on design requirements;
– Acquisition and assessment of technical information and documentation from suppliers, such as mechanical drawings, diagrams, calculations, electrical diagrams, etc.;
– In these positions, you will not carry out Detail Engineering yourself, but you will have an important role in the Basic Engineering phase (drafting functional and/or technical specifications) and you will then manage the subcontractors during the implementation;
– Performing necessary technical calculations to validate the design;
– Providing technical support for commissioning work.

Wie ben jij?

Who are you?

– BSc or MSc within Mechanical Engineering/Engineering;
– At least five years of experience in Mechanical Engineering or Marine Engineering;
– Experience with writing these “Specs” is a must;
– Experience within the maritime sector or offshore is a great advantage;
– You enjoy working in multidisciplinary teams and enjoy contact with customers and subcontractors;
– You are willing to work abroad;
– Good command of the English language (written & oral).

Wat krijg jij?

What’s in it for you?

– Salary up to EUR 75,000 gross per year;
– 38 paid holidays per year;
– The possibility of working 2 days from home;
– The company offers many career and promotion opportunities;
– Working on the most advanced and challenging projects in the maritime industry.

Altijd een passende vacature

Over Modus Engineering

Modus Engineering is dé specialist op de arbeidsmarkt voor professionals met een werktuigbouwkundige achtergrond in de machinebouw en zware industrie. We richten ons enkel en alleen op deze disciplines. Doordat we meer dan 10 jaar actief zijn in deze niche kennen we de markt door en door. We werken met 80% van alle opdrachtgevers samen en hebben er ons levenswerk van gemaakt de markt volledig in kaart te brengen. Om deze reden hebben we altijd een project of vacature beschikbaar. Benieuwd wat we voor jou kunnen betekenen?

always a suitable job

About modus Engineering

Modus Engineering is the specialist on the labor market for professionals with a mechanical engineering background in mechanical engineering and heavy industry. We focus solely on these disciplines. Because we have been active in this niche for more than 10 years, we know the market through and through. We work with 80% of all clients and have made it our life’s work to fully map the market. For this reason, we always have a project or vacancy available. Curious about what we can do for you?


Application process


Solliciteer eenvoudig door je contactgegevens achter te laten. We nemen spoedig telefonisch contact op.


Simply apply by leaving your contact details down below. We will contact you by phone as soon as possible.


Maak kennis met één van onze consultants tijdens een persoonlijke intake. Is er wederzijdse interesse? Dan stellen we je voor aan de opdrachtgever.


Get to know one of our consultants during a personal intake. Is there mutual interest? Then we’ll introduce you to the client.


Je gaat op interview bij je potentiële werkgever. We helpen je voorbereiden en geven je achteraf feedback op het gesprek.


You will have an interview with your potential employer. We help you prepare and give you feedback on the interview afterwards.


Nog steeds enthousiast? Dan regelen we een passende aanbieding voor je en kan je aan de slag bij je nieuwe opdracht of baan.


Still excited? Then we will arrange a suitable offer for you. Afterwards you can start working at your new assignment or job.


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