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Global Maritime Recruitment

Senior Technical Specification Engineer

Discipline: Mechanical
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:Rotterdam area
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#2583

Senior Technical Specification Engineer

Are you a Technical Specification Engineer in the Shipbuilding industry? Do you have strong affinity for writing the specifications for mechanical systems? We offer you a challenging opportunity and a great team of colleagues! Apply now!


As a Senior Technical Specification Engineer you will be responsible for reporting, documentation and flowless execution of the following tasks during basic engineering, detailed engineering and build phase of the ship at the yard. You will support and consult the purchasing department on technical matters, assisting also your colleagues on the yard during the building process. This position is based in Rotterdam area.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Performing technical writing of specifications based on the contract, rules, regulations and applicable standards.
  • Liaising with both suppliers and other stakeholders in order to determine final technical specifications.
  • Collecting the relevant technical information of the mechanical systems.
  • Preparing the orders in collaboration with the purchasing department.
  • Final inspection at supplier.


For this position, we are looking for candidates with very good communications skills and cost-conscious attitude. Furthermore, the following requirements should be met:

  • BSc or MSc degree in Maritime or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience and broad knowledge of mechanical systems on board complex vessels.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English language.


Our client is a company active in the shipbuilding industry. 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 38 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.

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More information

Are you the Senior Technical Specification Engineer that we are looking for? Apply directly for this job and send your CV to If you have any other questions before your application, please contact Elena Olteanu at +316 3011 1222.

Your information will be treated confidentially!

Please note this position is open only to EU citizens or those in possession of a Dutch work permit.

Applications from other nationalities will not be considered.