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Global Maritime Recruitment

Lead Engineer (Equipment & Piping)

Discipline: Mechanical
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#845

Lead Engineer (Equipment & Piping)


As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for the quality of the designs for equipment and piping for big offshore vessels. You will develop designs for new technologies, installations and equipment according to customer requirements and taking into account the standards of the company. You will be working within the Shipbuilding Group, based in the area of Rotterdam, where you will lead a small group of basic design engineers.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Leading a small group of engineers and check their daily work.
  • Studying technical requirements from the customer related to products, quality and materials.
  • Preparing 3D models of mechanical equipment based on technical specifications.
  • Doing a detailed plan of Machinery and Piping engineering and determining work that has to be outsourced.
  • Performing weight calculations for equipment.
  • Supporting the aftersales department on technical questions.
  • Identifying bottlenecks in the process and making improvement suggestions.


We are looking for someone who has experience in the Shipbuilding industry, preferably having experience in the design of big vessels and within a leading role. Having experience in basic engineering is essential. Strong communication and analytical skills are important for this role. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • Having at least a MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture or similar.
  • Having at least 3 years of relevant working experience.
  • Having experience leading groups of engineers.
  • Speaking English fluently.

Preferred criteria:

  • Experience in SolidEdge and NX.
  • Already living in the Netherlands.
  • Having a driving license.


Our client is a leading company in the development of special equipment for the offshore and the shipbuilding industries. The company is based in the Netherland but it operates worldwide. They are a reliable supplier because of their extensive experience in the innovation technology world. Their employees are highly trained and experienced. Our client offers a great international working environment.


This is not a projected-based position, so the company will invest in you and in your personal & professional development. You will get assistance in relocating to the Netherlands and we will help you with bureaucratic and tax related issues. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities.

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Are you the Lead Engineer that we are looking for? If so, please get in contact with me. You can reach me by calling +31 06 29578908 (WhatsApp) or sending me an e-mail to

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