“Is engineering your passion, and do you want to be part of the technology innovator? Then you just might be our new Lead Electrical Engineer!”

Function description

As the Lead Electrical Engineer (power systems), you will coordinate electrical engineering work relating to electrical power systems for newly-built dredging and offshore vessels. You will take responsibility for the electrical propulsion, generation and distribution on board off vessels. Your main role will broadly involve translating customer needs into technical specifications, and you will provide advice on what you consider to be the best working methods, as well as technical support. In addition, you will work according to the ISO 9001 process flow and be technically responsible for the basic and detailed engineering. During the production, installation and commissioning phases, you will remain responsible for the systems you have designed, and offer technical leadership to engineers within the project team. This also means having close contact with your colleagues in the Automation, Shipbuilding and Mechanical Engineering departments. You will also be the point of contact for queries from customers, suppliers and colleagues, and continually coordinate the progress of the project with the Project Manager.

Function demands

To be eligible for this position, you must have the following:

a university or technical education (HBO) in electrical engineering

several years of experience in a similar role

technical knowledge of generators, motors, transformers, switchboards, frequency regulators and other electrical systems on board vessels

experience in the shipping and/or offshore industries

an excellent command of English, with moderate Dutch skills preferable 

knowledge of standards, safety regulations, and quality and approval guidelines

enjoy working as part of a team 

a practical and goal-oriented attitude 

be quality- and results-oriented 

the ability to take the initiative 

be keen to work in an organisation that is undergoing rapid growth.

only candidates with work visa who reside in the proximity of Rotterdam (commuting distance) will be considered as viable candidate

an online assessment and screening is part of the recruitment process

only candidates with EU work visa (residents) will be considered as viable candidates.

Working conditions

Our client offers you a challenging full time job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Client info

As a Lead Electrical Engineer, you will work for our clients Drives & Automation department, a rapidly-growing organisation specialising in the development, engineering, implementation and integration of electrical installations, electrical propulsion systems and associated platform automation. Their scope of application includes trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers, offshore support vessels and applications in deep seabed mining.


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