Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in Vlissingen, Schiedam, Romania, Germany, and Indonesia. We are the marine division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs globally 12,000 professionals. Damen Naval supplies advanced naval vessels to customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in the shipbuilding sector. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?

For this interim role Damen Naval is looking for an Automation Engineer who can start on a temporary basis for the periode of one to two years.

As Automation Engineer you will be working on a broad variety of tasks in the field Automation and will be involved from the very first (proposal) phase in the project to perform design proposals and calculations. During the execution of the project, you will work in a team of several engineers in order to deliver the requested engineering documents. You will implement deep technical and practical knowledge into solid and innovative designs.

As Automation Engineer (Project Based), you will:

  • Contribute to the engineering process by developing the required deliverables, such as specification documents, functional descriptions, schematic drawings and test/validation plans.
  • Perform the required technical calculations to prove the design.
  • Participate in design checks and reviews to guarantee the required quality.
  • Perform cost analysis on received offers, in close cooperation with the Purchase department.
  • Ensure full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications, imposed by Class and the customer.
  • Manage vendors and subcontractors to get their timely contribution to the project.
  • Develop and describe standards and working methods.
  • Offer support for producing and submitting proposals to our customers.
  • Offer technical support or commissioning activities to projects under contract.

As Automation Engineer (Project Based), you need to have:

  • Bachelor or Master level in Computer Engineering, Technical Automation, Electrical Engineering or another relevant technical discipline.
  • Minimum of three years experience in and knowledge of the design and installation of complex automation systems preferably in ships, offshore or industrial installations.
  • Experience to work in complex project environments.
  • Good command of Dutch and English language, both written and verbal – German is a plus.
  • Excellent references antecedents because a pre-employment security screening is a standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship combined with an EU work visa are both required for our employees given the military nature of projects.

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. We also provide our employees with:

  • A competitive salary and 8% holiday pay.
  • 27 holidays and 13 ADV days.
  • Travel allowance of 0.21 cents per kilometre.
  • PME-pension arrangement with an employer contribution of 60%
  • Profit sharing based on company results.
  • Flexible home working policy and other benefits including a bicycle plan and company fitness.

Are you interested in the position of Automation Engineer (Project Based), and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the Damen Career Portal.

For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Career Portal or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Please note that only candidates with a permanent EU citizenship together with a valid permanent EU work visa can be considered as viable candidates. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.

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