Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Do you enjoy working with 3D and 2D (modelling) software? And would you like to work on complex engineering designs related to equipment in the maritime industry? We would like to get in touch.

Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam is currently looking for an equipment engineer for their equipment design department. As an equipment engineer, you’ll be working on new concepts and designs where you’re able to transfer the first client specifications into 3D and 2D concepts and designs. You’ll be able to make hand- and excel calculations to check your designs in the first stage. During your work you’ll be in close contact with a lead engineer and the client to determine the right direction in the first stage of the project.

In your designs you’ll have a good eye for practical solutions regarding fabrication, maintenance and daily use of the equipment. Together with the (structural) engineers, who focus on calculations and FEM, you’ll be able to adjust your designs and come to the optimal solution for the project. You also will cooperate with our other engineering departments, Vessel Design and Operational Engineering, to make sure the integration with the vessel and workability during execution are taken into account as well.

For this position we’re looking for someone who loves working with 3D and 2D software, who has already some years of experience and who wants to work on the frontend of engineering in the maritime industry.

Curious about previous projects and projects you might be working on? Take a look at; Vessel Equipment Design and Upgrades | Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam (

  • Responsible for concepts and designs of equipment related to the maritime industry
  • Making concept design models with 3D CAD software
  • Able to make hand- and Excel calculations
  • Checking calculations and designs according to rules and regulations
  • Discuss progress with your project team and clients

  • Bachelor level in Mechanical Engineering or comparable
  • About five years’ of experience within equipment designs and concepts
  • Familiar with fabrication methods
  • Experience with 3D CAD, preferably Solid Edge and/or Inventor
  • Experience with hand calculations and mechanics
  • Able to work within a project team but also work independently

  • Excellent salary and working conditions
  • Good secondary conditions like 37 holidays (28 + 9), profit distribution and working from home arrangement.
  • Working on state-of-the-art projects within the maritime industry with a high variety of projects to work on
  • Working in an experienced team and develop yourself as an engineer
  • Study possibilities and training

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Sebastiaan Schuurman
Sebastiaan Schuurman

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