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Global Maritime Recruitment

Lead Electrical & Automation Engineer (Yacht-building)

Discipline: Automation
Branch: Yacht building
Location:Rotterdam area
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#1650

Lead Electrical & Automation Engineer (Yacht-building)

Are you an Electrical & Automation Engineer and do you have a strong affinity with luxurious yachts? We are looking for an experienced Engineer with the ability to lead a team. Are you up for this? If so, you just found your next career step!


In this position you will be responsible for the correct execution of the Engineering activities related to electrical & automation systems. This is for the full engineering process from basic to detailed engineering. You will supervise a small team of engineers and will coordinate the outsourcing of work to subcontractors. This position is based in Rotterdam area.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Leading an engineering team and being responsible for the execution of the E&A engineering activities.
  • Preparing and composing the planning and determining costs/budgets for the project.
  • Contributing to the engineering processes by reviewing specifications, functional descriptions, drawings and plans.
  • Coordinating subcontractors and checking the quality of work.
  • Giving support during the commissioning phase of projects.
  • Having technical meetings with clients, classification societies, suppliers and other third parties.


For this position we are looking for an Engineer with extensive knowledge of the E&A systems for luxurious yachts. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • BSc or MSc in Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • Minimum five years of experience as Electrical Engineer, preferably in the Yacht Building industry.
  • Extensive knowledge about software such as AutoCad. Knowing Nupas-Cadmatic can be a big plus.
  • Having great communication skills in English.
  • Willing to travel on frequent bases.


Our client is a leading company in the shipbuilding industry. The company’s headquarters is in The Netherlands, but it has shipyards all over the world. They design and build various types of ships and they are well-known by their high-quality products. Our client offers an international and professional working environment.


The company offers you all necessary trainings to develop yourself along with 37 holiday days per year. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities. Furthermore, we provide all assistance to candidates who relocate to the Netherlands.

More information

Are you the Lead Engineer that we are looking for? If so, please get in contact with me. You can reach me by calling +40 21 555 1189 or sending me an e-mail to

If you are sure that you are the person we are looking for, please send your CV and a short motivation letter to my e-mail address. Your details will be treated confidentially.