Lead Engineer Yachting – Eekels Technology – Marpro Group – Zaandam

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Are you an experienced engineer who possesses a strong knowledge of electrical engineering? Do you work in the shipbuilding or related industries? Do you want to join one of the main technology-oriented groups in the Netherlands and take the lead in setting up the design as well as supervising the team of Engineers? Are you self-confident, assertive, result-oriented? Are you ready to bear responsibility, tackle challenges and develop your career with one of the leading brands in the maritime sector? Then read on quickly and apply for this amazing opportunity!

On behalf of Eekels Technology, MARPRO is looking for a Lead Engineer for the business unit Yachting based in Zaandam.

The business unit Yachting is one of the largest electrical system integrators within the Dutch yacht building industry and is active at various shipyards in the top segment of Dutch yacht building. As a system integrator, we are present from start to finish to design, install and commission all systems on board (own and third parties).

Yachting’s Engineering team processes all cable and system integration data from third party systems on board Super Yachts. Cable connection data is produced from this. These are cable plans, cable data, block diagrams, system descriptions, commissioning reports.

Secondly, Engineering produces panel drawings for distribution, such as main and sub-distribution, starters and control panels. Installation plans with overviews for fire detection systems, WCD, panels, junction boxes. We coordinate the hardware and software control of lighting systems and alarm monitoring control systems.

As a Lead Engineer, you are confident when it comes to electrical knowledge, self-reliant, and can take the lead in setting up the design with the help of Engineers.

Key duties

  • Manage the Engineers for third-party suppliers
  • Designing main and sub-distribution panels and supervising Engineers for the drawing work
  • Checking and validating the generated work
  • Drawing up, maintaining and validating a design file including short-circuit calculations, selectivity calculations, heat loss calculations and power balances
  • Supervising the preparation of manufacturing and commissioning protocols
  • You pick up, keep track of changes and manage the timely processing of revision work
  • Monitoring the project planning and drawing up an hourly budget
  • A large part of the systems on a ship comes from third-party suppliers. You find out and process ambiguities with regard to I/Os, serial data and/or connection information
  • Ensuring clear communication with the project team and our client.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a strong affinity with electrical engineering
  • Several years of relevant experience preferably in shipbuilding
  • You are a systematic, assertive person with strong analytical skills and a result-oriented attitude
  • You can work well in a team setting and you have (commercially oriented) communication skills
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages in word and writing

Our client offers:

  • An attractive compensation package matching your skills and experience
  • The prospect of a profit-sharing scheme
  • The prospect of a study allowance for your children
  • Unique projects in superyacht building
  • Sports activities (outside) of work
  • An exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic environment surrounded by enthusiastic colleagues

The recruitment process is handled by MARPRO. For questions, please contact us on +31 6 5472 5675.

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About Eekels Technology:

For over 110 years, Eekels has been operating in the Marine & Offshore and Industry & Infrastructure markets. It’s employees, totaling almost 750, carry out projects and maintenance & service operations in technical automation, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.

Eekels has specific expertise in electrical drive systems, shore power connection systems, marine automation systems and process automation. Eekels takes care of the entire process from engineering, panel building, implementation and start-up to maintenance and service.

Eekels is part of TBI, which, with over 6,200 employees, is one of the main technology-oriented groups in the Netherlands with a solid financial position.

Learn more about the company: https://www.eekels.com/

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