Ship & Yacht Engineering

Structural Engineer

The Netherlands
32-40
Bachelor / MasterHBO
€ 3500-4000
Are you an energetic and ambitious team player with a passion for shipbuilding? Then we would like to get in touch with you for a role in the one of the leading Dutch shipbuilding companies.
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About the job

About the job

As Structural Engineer you will make a structural design completed with relevant structural calculations starting from proposal phase up to yard support and delivery of the vessel. From general construction plans up to detailed calculations and integrated foundations will be part of the job. Calculation’s aspects are strength, stiffness, vibrations, buckling, fatigue, military loads such as blast and signatures aspects (for example inboard- and underwater sound), producibility, maintainability, etc. If necessary, the Structural Engineer must apply FEM calculations.

Also you will be responsible for the relevant project deliverables from class approval of the structure up to technical meetings with your colleagues and suppliers, class, or client representatives. You will direct the structural engineers in modelling the structure in 3D-CAD ending up with checking drawings and production packages. As Structural Engineer you can be asked to contribute to R&D initiatives if needed. Your contribution to the department to secure knowledge and improve internal processes is highly appreciated.

About you

For this position, we are looking for someone with the following profile:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Naval Architecture or Mechanical Engineering or candidates with secondary vocational education (MBO-4+) with relevant ship structures experience are invited to apply.
  • Minimum of three years of working experience as a Structural Analyst in the shipbuilding and or offshore industry.
  • Familiar with ship class calculations and class tools, such as DNV-GL Nauticus Hull, LR-SSC and or BV MARS2000.
  • Familiar with FEM modelling and analysis software, such as ANSYS, NX or FEMAP and CAD systems, such as NUPAS (3D), 3DX or Catia.
  • Competencies: creative within your field, accurate, decisive, and efficient, capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team.

Working at Forexx

Our motto for our employees is "Unleash your second power". We'll put you and your knowledge, skills, and drive at center stage. This means that we'll first take a close look at your talents and then see what opportunities and challenging projects match them.

Are we a match? Great, then we offer the following:

  • Pension plan;
  • Secondary employment conditions such as a travel expenses scheme and, depending on the position, possibly a lease car or mobility allowance;
  • Holiday allowance 8.33%;
  • 20 statutory holidays + 5 non-statutory holidays based on 40 hours;
  • A career plan, training and coaching;
  • Relocation and expat support;
  • Challenging assignments with leading clients;
  • An interesting network of colleagues in the field of technology and engineering, with whom you can share knowledge during frequent and enjoyable information and knowledge sessions;
  • Fun and educational internal projects in which software engineers and mechanical engineers collaborate on product development;
  • Many activities with your colleagues such as BBQs, meetings, events, family day, etc.

Application procedure

What will the application procedure look like?

01. First interview

Well done, you got our attention!
The first interview will be held by someone from our recruitment department.

*Are you a software engineer? We will send you our skill assignment before the second interview.

02. Second interview

Great!
The first interview went well and you are invited for a second interview.
The second interview will be with someone from our management and someone with a more technical background.

03. Offer

Wow impressive!
All the interviews went really well and Forexx will make a job offer.

04. We become colleagues!

Woohoo!
The whole procedure went well and both parties agreed to collaborate. Hello colleague!