Ship & Yacht Engineering

(Senior) Mechanical Engineer

The Netherlands
Bachelor / MasterHBO
€ 3500-4200
Are you an energetic and ambitious team player with a passion for yacht building? Then we would like to get in touch with you for a role in the one of the leading Dutch yacht building companies.
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About the job

As a (Senior) Mechanical Engineer you specify, standardize and think about a cost-effective and space-efficient application of the mechanical engineering systems and you guide co-builders with the implementation of the systems to a well-functioning yacht. You work in a multidisciplinary way with the disciplines of interior, construction, exterior and special engineering and you advise on the mechanical aspects of engineering based on your expertise. You take into account regulations, quality requirements and standards. In addition, your team takes care of, among other things, the detailed engineering, 3D models and various datasheets. You fall under and report on your work to the Lead Engineer Mechanical Engineering

You will work in line with project requirements, customer needs, technical and operations guidelines and regulations. Your tasks will include if you are basic mechanical engineer:

  • Making a technical assessment regarding the manufacturability and feasibility of the yacht to be built in consultation with other disciplines;
  • Preparation of Basic Design documentation (arrangements and layouts, P&IDs, calculations, etc.).
  • Implement and model the basic engineering package for standard and/or new products based on relevant information, specifications and in line with specifications, (shipyard) requirements, applicable (HSSEQ) rules, regulations;
  • Equipment selection;
  • Assisting the detail engineering partner on optimization of the technical arrangements;
  • Close cooperation with other Engineering Departments and Procurement Department;

Your tasks will include if you are detail mechanical engineer:

  • Making a technical assessment regarding the manufacturability and feasibility of the yacht to be built in consultation with other disciplines;
  • Providing support to the Lead Engineer and Project Manager Engineering (PME) in establishing the scope and planning;
  • Identifying technical bottlenecks and proposing possible (interdisciplinary) solutions and arguments to substantiate choices.

In addition, as a Senior Engineer you are involved in onboarding new colleagues, improving quality standards and building knowledge and innovation within the field.
The Senior Engineers we are looking for contribute to the development of the department and thus the organization as a whole.

About you

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

  • Professional education on Bachelor or Master level related to Mechanical Engineering;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience;
  • Ability to perform calculations for the primary and secondary ship systems;
  • Knowledge of AutoCad;
  • Knowledge of the rules of class societies within the related discipline;
  • Knowledge of Nupas Cadmatic / eBrowser as an additional advantage.

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

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!

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