Proposal Project Engineer - Electrical Specification (New Build)

Referencenumber MIAO02878, Papenburg, Duitsland

Electrical & Instrumentation
Middle Point Germany is closely collaborating with one of the largest and most modern shipyards in the world to recruit an experienced BASIC Concept Design Engineer with shipbuilding or yacht building experience.


Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Set-out ship and project descriptions (outline full ELECTRICAL specifications and appendices mostly in the accommodation area), together with the sales / proposal project team ( 4-5 team members)
  • Contribute to the development of technical concepts and systems, electrical area
  • Internal and external coordination, discussion and negotiation of specification parts
  • Create material cost estimation and observation of market prices (stream related)
  • Supply necessary information to cost engineers and the project team
  • Represent specific technical field (electrical) to customer
  • Able to coordinate professionally with shipowner / shipowner's representative, suppliers and internally
  • Part of project team and closely connected to streams

Job requirements

  • An applicable technical background (e.g. M.Sc./B.Sc. or M.Eng./B.Eng. in Electrical)  as well as general knowledge of ships and systems
  • Must have technical expertise in Shipbuilding or Civil coupled with having a commercial mindset 
  • Industry, cluster and product insights
  • Good verbal and written skills in English language are also essential, as well as good cooperation and presentation skills
  • Transparent, open minded and visionary
  • Flexible, team and customer oriented
  • Willingness to travel
  • You show self-initiative and work independently in a solution-oriented manner


This is a direct-hire contract.  Competitive salary plus being part of exciting projects that offers an opportunity to travel mostly to the Americas are offered. 

Company Profile

For years, we are proud to continuously collaborate with a well-established, traditional yet very innovative shipbuilding client who has gone from strength-to-strength as the family business passed through generations.

Known worldwide as one of the biggest shipyards in the world, our client is famous for construction of large, modern and sophisticated cruise ships as well as various commercial vessel types. They have recently diversified its portfolio and delve into superyacht construction.