Specification Engineer

Job description

As specification engineer you will be responsible for the accurate execution, reporting and documentation of the above tasks during basic engineering, detailed engineering and build phase of the ship at the yard.
The activities will mainly take place at our offices in Vlissingen in the Netherlands.
Tasks and Responsibilities
With regards to the acquisition of mechanical systems the following tasks are to be carried out:
  • Gathering of relevant technical information of the mechanical systems.
  • Dimensioning and sizing calculations.
  • Writing of technical specifications based upon contract specification, rules, regulations and applicable standards.
  • Discussions and negotiations with suppliers to determine final technical specifications.
  • Technical evaluation of systems offered by suppliers.
  • Preparation of the purchase orders in cooperation with the purchasing department.
  • Final inspection at supplier.
  • Technical support to the yard during installation, commissioning and trials.
A specification engineer will have the following set of capabilities and competences:
  • A technical degree preferably in mechanical or marine engineering at BSc. level.
  • Affinity with or experience within the maritime industry.
  • Verbal land written proficiency in the Dutch and English language.
  • Decisive and structured way of working.
  • Able to identifies issues and prioritise. Able to work as part of a team. Able to carry out tasks self-sufficiently.
  • Communicative.
  • Cost-conscious.
Department Information
De vakgroep Marine & Propulsion van de afdeling Engineering is verantwoordelijk voor specificeren, selecteren en integreren van werktuigkundige systemen aan boord van schepen aan de hand van bestek en regelgeving en in overleg met toeleveranciers, verkoop, inkoop en andere vakgroepen. De omvang betreft alle complexere werktuigbouwkundige systemen zoals, bijvoorbeeld de scheepsaandrijving, lieren en kranen.

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

Company description

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) is specialised in the design and construction of naval and complex commercial vessels, making optimal use of its know-how and experience from both the military and commercial sectors.

Vacancy details

DJ ID #183094
Date Updated Sunday 24 November 2019
Location Vlissingen
Employment Type Full-time
Education level University
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Engineering
Region Western Europe

Contact details

Company name Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
ContactMs. Esther Van Oorschot
Telephone +31 (0) 118 48 23 24
Fax +31 (0)118 485 050

Postbus 555
4380 AN Vlissingen

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