Technical Specification Engineer

Referentienummer MIIV02954, Schiedam , Nederland

Marine Systems & Piping, Mechanical Equipment

An exciting role as Technical Specification Engineer has opened up for our client, known for their exemplary standing in the naval industry. This is an excellent position  offering opportunities for professional growth, innovation-driven projects, and the chance to contribute to impactful global maritime solutions.  The anticipated duration of the role is 18 months, with the possibility of extension depending on the business need. Office location is in Rotterdam Area.

In this role, your responsibilities encompass a wide range of tasks within the realm of Marine Engineering. This involvement spans from the initial proposal phase through to the final delivery stage. Collaborating within a team of multiple engineers during project execution is essential, aimed at producing the necessary engineering outcomes. Integrating both technical and practical expertise into the design is a key aspect, alongside ensuring accurate storage of pertinent data in the system.



As Technical Specification Engineer, your primary responsibilities include:

  • Formulating (operational) technical specifications for suppliers and subcontractors, drawing upon both customer demands and design prerequisites.
  • Collaborating closely with the procurement unit, critically assessing supplier quotations from a technical perspective.
  • Ensuring the absolute adherence to all stipulated requisites dictated by customers and relevant governing bodies.
  • Establishing and maintaining robust professional rapport with technical liaisons from subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Engaging in technical dialogues aimed at attaining equitable levels of compliance among competing suppliers of identical products or systems, thus laying a solid foundation for subsequent commercial negotiations.
  • Procuring and assessing engineering particulars and records from suppliers, encompassing mechanical blueprints, schematics, computations, electrical charts, and more.
  • Integrating received components and systems into the ship's design, working in tandem with internal divisions, suppliers, regulatory entities, and the proprietor.
  • Contributing to and updating the engineering repository, encompassing facets such as purchase orders, components, metadata, and records.
  • Executing essential technical computations to ratify the soundness of the design.
  • Crafting documents detailing technical and operational specifications for materials like System Description Statements, HAT (Hold Acceptance Test) procedures, and SAT (Site Acceptance Test) procedures.
  • Validating the technical efficiency of products and systems, including inspecting equipment at supplier premises and executing Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs).
  • Offering technical assistance for commissioning operations.
  • Actively participating in design appraisals and evaluations to assure the requisite caliber.

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To be successful for the role, you should possess:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in Mechanical or Marine Engineering, including interaction with regulatory bodies.
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems, especially in ship, offshore, or industrial settings.
  • Ability to collaborate with third-party vendors and subcontractors.
  • Desired attributes: emphasis on quality, planning, budget management, occasional willingness to travel abroad.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken Dutch and English.
  • Requirement of EU citizenship and successful security clearance for candidacy.



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? Apply now to the vacancy and let us discuss future opportunities.

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 ||


Our client is is a global shipbuilding brand that merges tradition with modern technology. With a history spanning two centuries, they are renowned for their expertise in designing, engineering, and constructing naval vessels. Their high standards and reliability make them a trusted specialist in the industry. They combine traditional craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology to deliver exceptional results that exceed client expectations. Our client offers supportive and collaborative work environment, encouraging professional growth and the chance to contribute to prestigious projects.

Located in the southern region of the Netherlands our client provides a unique opportunity to work on high-end projects and solve complex engineering problems. Their access to a vast network and abundant resources fosters collaboration and innovation.