HVAC Refrigeration Project Engineer - Life Cycle Management (m/w/d)

Referenznummer MIAO02889, Hamburg , Duitsland


We are excited to partner with our client who designs and manufactures Air Conditioning Systems for cruise liners, passenger vessels, and specialized vessels to recruit for a Project Engineer with design experience to be part of a team of Project Engineers within the Life Cycle Management team.

Based in Hamburg, Germany, you will be assigned to and assist complex and challenging retrofit projects (aftersales & warranty) and provide project management interfaces internally and externally.

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As a Project Engineer, your responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Economic consideration of different ventilation concepts / ventilation components in the earliest phase of the ship development process ("pre-design")
  • Responsible for the timely preparation of delivery and spare parts documentation for new ship construction projects at the various shipyard locations in cooperation with external partner companies
  • Recording and processing of warranty cases in the first year after ship delivery in direct contact with the ship operators (shipping companies)
  • Establishment and processing of a sustainable spare parts business in direct contact with the ship operators (shipping companies)
  • Development and further development of an online-based tool for the sale of spare parts to shipping companies
  • Administrative processing of after-sales transactions (e.g. spare parts orders) including the preparation of delivery documents in cooperation with customers and suppliers
  • Organization of national and international transports taking into account legal regulations
  • Customs clearance (outgoing shipments) taking into account the applicable customs regulations in cooperation with external partner companies
  • Processing of conversion orders ("refurbishments") on existing cruise ships in cooperation with external partner companies
  • Supervision of trainees and interns


To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • 5+ years of practical and hands on experience within HVAC-R in shipbuilding is ideal. Refrigeration  focus is a great advantage 
  • Completed studies in the field of industrial engineering / business administration or commercial training with several years of professional experience
  • Business fluent English spoken and written, German a big plus
  • SAP knowledge is desirable
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel 30-50%  of the time 
  • Experience in the field of air conditioning ventilation in the maritime industry
  • High degree of customer and service orientation
  • Very good analytical and conceptual skills


Please note EU citizenship or multiyear permanent EU work visa is a pre-requisite of the recruitment process for viable candidates.

Do you match the criteria and are you ready for your next professional challenge? Then, apply now and let's discuss the opportunity in detail. 

Depending on the professional and personal situation, the position comes with an attractive benefits package. We would like to explain the offer in a personal conversation.

Please reach out to April Ozen || +31 (0)6 24 896 009 ||


Since 2007 in the Netherlands and 2015 in Germany, Middle Point has been the leading recruitment agency for maritime engineers, project managers and managers within the maritime industry. More than 1100 engineers have been recruited by Middle Point to start or continue their successful careers in luxury yacht building, shipbuilding, offshore engineering and maritime service provision. Due to the high demand for engineers and technical professionals, Middle Point operates far across its national borders. Over the years, we have collaborated with more than 50 different nationalities. Middle Point is deservingly named the international recruitment agency of the maritime of the maritime world!