Vacature Technical Specialist Electrical and Automation

Technical Specialist Electrical and Automation in Gorinchem

Technical Specialist Electrical and Automation

We design and deliver maritime projects for various markets like Defense & Security, Public transport, Offshore and Dredging.

Our projects are Engineered to Order (ETO). Which means we are involved throughout the project, from the commercial phase and building strategy, until commissioning, delivery and warranty. This makes our work very challenging because the environment is complex and we have a lot of stakeholders.

We do this with an international team of 'can-do' people that are developing new and innovative technologies and ways to support customers and push for a more sustainable maritime industry.

It includes activities related to concept design works or the validation thereof.

As a Technical Specialist you will also work actively on the standardization of systems & components, that will contribute to the platform strategy and therewith providing a competitive edge during the tender and execution phase. Your core tasks will consist of designing, configuring and assessing systems and components and overseeing these activities. Within the role you will mainly work in multi-disciplinary teams to make things happen.

Key accountabilities

  • Independently assesses or co-create the (technical) specifications, technical drawings (e.g. General arrangement plan), calculations (including budgetary calculations), methodology / tooling choices & protocols during the commercial phase;
  • Participate in design reviews during the Basic and Detailed Engineering to monitor quality;
  • Identifying during the commercial phase potential risks in the engineering process and deliverables, and formulates proposals to mitigate these;
  • Guides engineers in all phases in a consultative manner;
  • Identifies, creates & implements possibilities to standardize systems / materials / components / tooling, in consultation with the internal stakeholders;
  • Collates & processes product feedback from within the entire division and is responsible for initiating & embedding improvements.

Skills & experience

As a Technical Specialist Electrical and Automation you need to have:

  • A higher vocational or academic level of thinking in the field of Electrical and Automation or equivalent;
  • At least 10 years of proven work experience in a similar role;
  • Recent experience with AutoCAD, PDM and ERP systems;
  • Experience in (Model-Based) systems engineering is a pre;
  • A pragmatic, approach to the issues at hand;
  • Decisiveness and at the same time flexibility in your approach;
  • A good command of the English language;
  • A result-oriented attitude, with initiative.

What we offer

  • A dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • Competitive salary;
  • At least 40 days of annual leave;
  • Travel allowance;
  • Pension allowance;
  • Professional and personal development through training.


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Job Detail

  • Reference number NL01161

  • Date posted

  • Closing date

  • Location Gorinchem

  • Country The Netherlands

  • Teams Engineering - Electrical & Automation

  • Product Group Damen Offshore & Specialized Vessels

  • Company Damen Offshore Specialized Vessels

Functie:technical specialist electrical automation
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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