Lead Engineer (E&A)

Referencenumber MIBL03236, Gorinchem , Nederland

Electrical & Instrumentation
For a renowned shipbuilder located in the heart of the Netherlands, I am currently looking for a Lead Engineer, experienced in Electrical Automation, eager to become part of a cutting-edge team.


As Lead Engineer (E&A), you will be responsible of the integration of various electrical systems (power, navigation, security systems) on board our client's workboats. You play a key role throughout the engineering process, liaise with partners, suppliers, clients and shipyards. 

In addition, you:


  • Draft functional descriptions and technical specifications for electrical systems and equipment, and evaluate supplier specifications.
  • Develop initial one-line diagrams, balance loads, and arrange panels and cable trays.
  • Coordinate and oversee integration with other disciplines (e.g., Shipbuilding, Mechanical) and co-makers.
  • Manage technical and organizational aspects of multiple projects concurrently, overseeing various engineering teams.
  • Lead and supervise an engineering team per project, including mentoring junior E&A engineers.
  • Assist clients, classification societies, and national authorities during the approval process.

Job requirements

To succeed in the role of Lead Engineer (E&A), you have:

  • MSc or BSc in Electrical Engineering, or another similar technical discipline.
  • Approximately 4 years’ relevant experience, preferably within the shipbuilding industry.
  • Proficiency in  English.
  • Experience in developing Electrification and/or Control & Monitoring systems.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and manage expectations.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally.


 Depending on your professional and personal situation, you will receive an appropriate package of employment conditions. We are happy to inform you about these conditions in a personal interview.

Company Profile

Our client specializes in the design, construction, and maintenance of a wide range of workboats used in various maritime operations worldwide. With a strong focus on innovation and efficiency, it delivers reliable vessels tailored to meet the diverse needs of its clients. Its vessels are known for their robustness, versatility, and high-performance capabilities, making them trusted assets in industries such as dredging, maritime infrastructure, defense, and offshore energy. Committed to sustainability and customer satisfaction, our client continues to lead the way in the workboat industry with cutting-edge solutions and exceptional service.