Senior Mechanical Engineer



Are you a Senior Mechanical Engineer with knowledge of all of mechanical systems, relevant calculations and you are ready for a new challenge? Then take a look at this exciting role!

As Senior Mechanical Engineer you work on the first phases of the Yacht engineering cycle, in the Design & Proposal Department with a focus on mechanical systems. Together with your team, you design all Yacht’s mechanical systems including relevant calculations and system descriptions.

Furthermore, the Senior Mechanical Engineer:

  • Delivers solutions to the design team by defining the product package, creates layouts of all technical spaces, draws up a list of main components and updates the information regularly;
  • Keeps contact with internal and external parties for all matters (e.g. suppliers, purchasing, engineering, production, etc.), assesses offers, specifications and design solutions;
  • As Senior Mechanical Engineer, you provide reports for technical or management purposes, you develop the shipyard’s mechanical standards and you contribute to the R&D;
  • Executes core basic engineering tasks in a timely manner by respecting class & flag rules and supports colleagues; 
  • As Senior Mechanical Engineer, you keep close contact with technical developments & innovations within the sector and you share knowledge with the colleagues.


As Senior Mechanical Engineer you meet the following requirements: 

  • BSc.+ in Mechanical Engineering;
  • +5 Yrs. of experience as a Mechanical Engineer, preferably within the yacht building industry;
  • Affinity with all mechanical engineering, class and flag rules;
  • Team player, consistent, critical thinking, innovative and customer oriented;
  • Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written, Dutch is a plus.
About the company:

Onze relatie is een wereldwijd zeer gerenommeerde scheepswerf in het zuiden van Nederland. Deze hightech jachtbouwer kenmerkt zich door te werken met de nieuwste technieken en is pionier op gebied van verbeteringen in productie methoden, technologie, vakmanschap, en afwerking. Naast het bouwen van nieuwe jachten beschikt deze organisatie ook over een refit afdeling. Je komt te werken in een professionele werkomgeving in een jong team.

Our client is a globally renowned shipyard in southern Netherlands. This high-tech yacht builder is characterized by employing the latest techniques and pioneer of improvements in production methods, technology, craftsmanship and finish. Besides building new yachts this organization also has a refit department. You will be working in a professional environment in a young team.