Proposal Engineer



The Proposal Engineer who we are looking for is specialised in the yacht building industry, has analytical and communication skills and minimum of 5 years of experience in yacht building related projects.

As Proposal Engineer you work in the sales department with focus on generating design, determining specifications and assessing costs for prospect newbuilt or refit yachts of 30+ meters. You are responsible for delivering the information package for sales purposes including basic delivery time planning by performing preliminary calculations and coordinating the preliminary design.

Furthermore, the Proposal Engineer has the following tasks:

  • Preparing specifications and indicators for the preliminary calculations;
  • Being responsible for contact with the clients, suppliers, subcontractors and classification bureaus;
  • Preparing and recording discussions with clients in the pre-sales process; 
  • As Proposal Engineer you support the marketing and PR department from the technical perspective;
  • Setting up and managing specifications’ standards and analyzing the project in terms of those specifications and cost price;
  • Keeping track of information related to the practices of competitors, the prices of suppliers and subcontractors and as well as designers on the market.


As Proposal Engineer you meet the following requirements:

  • A bachelor degree in naval architecture or mechanical engineering;
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Proposal Engineer within the yacht building industry;
  • Analytical skills, attention to details, precision;
  • Communication skills and team work;
  • Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written (Dutch is a plus).
About the company:

For generations this award winning shipyard, located in the Netherlands, is one of the world's foremost builders of midsize superyachts. Gaining a reputation for quality and service, they soon grew in sophistication and expanded its client base first across the globe. An essential aspect of their business is the development of new models. The offer chalanging jobs in a great team.

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