Do you want to work with an international team of ‘can-do’ people that are developing new and innovative technologies and ways to support customers and push for more sustainable maritime industry? If you answered ‘yes’ to this question, then you may be a good fit for Damen Workboats!


Are you a good fit for the role of Lead Engineer Electrification at Damen Workboats? Now or in the near future? As a Lead engineer Electrification, you are responsible for the design and engineering of the technology required for the electrification of the workboat portfolio. You therefore work closely with the Technology Specialist Electrification to develop the electrification of the Workboats Portfolio, and contribute to the Sustainable Propulsion Program. This is a good fit if you like to do the following:


• Ensure design principles are available and implemented in the electrification projects.​
• Develop and manage standard range of standard power conversion systems, like drives, propulsion motors and shore charging systems for electric propulsion supporting design and proposal and the yard number projects by providing standard engineering information (system platforms)​
• Support Services department on training and knowledge​ on electrification • Provide knowledge and training of E&A engineers ​
• Support category management as technical specialist and provide requirements for technical roadmaps with R&D.​
• Manage interface with the other sub-systems​
• Support all stakeholders on the sub-system during the complete vessel lifecycle and feedback design improvements into the standardization package
• Contribute to the engineering process by developing the required deliverables, such as specification documents, functional descriptions
• Integration of electrical systems, such as power, navigation, alarm and monitoring systems


You have:
• Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering or another relevant technical study;
• At least five years relevant work experience, preferably in the shipbuilding industry; you have at least knowledge on electrical power distribution and propulsion systems;
• Capability to translate product requirement into system requirements, concept design and basic engineering • Experience with the integration of electrical systems in shipbuilding;
• Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch is a pre;
• Good communication.

You are:
• Result-oriented, a "Lead Engineer" with initiative and management skills;
• A pragmatic, persuasive Lead Engineer with a solid personality, fitting within a dynamic organization with a hands-on culture;
• Decisive and at the same time flexible in your approach and works methodically;
• Able to influence, put things into perspective and also know how to have the patience that is sometimes needed to achieve results;
• Well able to manage expectations; Willing to travel (short trips about 1 to 2 times a year).


We want to make sure you are a happy Lead Engineer Electrification, so we will support you to develop yourself in this position. We are a growing organization where innovation is the driving force. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA, and that's why we continue to grow and innovate and offer plenty of opportunities.

We offer you:
• Personal guidance, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
• An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
• A dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
• An open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
• An active social environment in terms of business culture, events and sports.


We look forward to meeting you! Do you need more information or are you looking for something that suits you better? Don't hesitate to get in touch with Gerard Eggink (Recruiter) 06-10 26 55 93 or explore other career opportunities at https://career.damen.com/

Damen Workboats does not approve of a commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered.

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