Design & Proposal Engineer Mechanical

Design & Proposal Engineer Mechanical

Damen Shipyards Group

Schiedam, Netherlands

The role

As a Design & Proposal Engineer you translate customer requirements into the design of a passenger vessel in close cooperation with our Sales department. You prepare the mechanical design and specifications for vessels, calculate costs and determine the delivery time through close collaboration with other departments within Damen (Research, Engineering, Production and Sales).

Key accountabilities

  • Mechanical design of vessels (ship system design) in accordance with the requirements of the client;
  • Providing technical support to the Damen Sales organization during the contracting process, for example by giving presentations or providing calculations;
  • Optimizing (standard) designs, in order to lower the price and enhance quality, reliability and the functionality of the vessels;
  • Liaising with internal departments and external parties for optimized project results;
  • Keeping track of the overall progress in the pre-sales phase;
  • Product development and optimization including market research and concept design;
  • Setting up a project planning (milestones), calculating supplemental work and cost savings, preparing a list of deviations and other client specific data;
  • Preparing mechanical designs, specifications, cost calculations and build strategies for sales prospects.

Skills & experience

  • Education: A bachelor or master degree in Mechanical engineering;
  • At least 5 years of experience in a position as mechanical engineer (ship system design) in the shipbuilding industry (cruise and/or passenger vessels);
  • Knowledge of Safe Return to Port regulations and their application in design;
  • Excellent professional communication skills in English and preferably Dutch;
  • High level of customer-orientation and ability to work on various projects at the same time.

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