Structural Mechanical Engineer

Location: Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 11-01-2018
What KCI and you believe in?

Bringing ideas into realization! Big or small, we believe that every project represents our skills as multi-disciplinary engineering company. Projects accomplished by our team of people who share the same believe that anything is possible. This is our pursuit.

Our main focus? Offshore renewables, Offshore Oil & Gas, Installation Equipment and Wheels. Our strength? To create synergy by multi-disciplinary engineering. It keeps us creative! Our engineers form the foundation of this creativity. Want to be part of it?
What’s my part?

You are a skilled Mechanical Engineer who is proficient in offshore engineering (machinery/equipment design). We are looking for a hands-on Structural Mechanical Engineer for concept, basic and detail design for equipment and machinery for the offshore wind as well as for oil & gas offshore industry. You will participate in a small project team and coordinate activities with other Engineers and Designers. Advise on technical matters in other projects. Act in consultancy role towards clients.
Okay, nice! But what are my responsibilities?
As a Structural Mechanical Engineer you are responsible for generating concept, basic and detail design for varies equipment and machinery such as pile grippers, pile guiding & upending tools, pipe lay stingers, roller boxes, tensioners, sheave blocks & winches, cable storage baskets, reels and carousels, lifting gear, cable chutes and conveyor systems for renowned cable lay, pipe lay and installation contractors. As part of your tasks you will be sizing and selecting the necessary components (bearings, seals, shafts, wheels, gearboxes, electric and hydraulic motors, hydraulic cylinders etc.) and perform the necessary strength and fatigue analyses and studies with accompanying reports as well as writing specifications.
Wow! Anything else?

Almost, before you can apply to be part of our team, how about your social skills? If you like to get some coffee for your colleagues and know how to play a good game of table tennis then you probably like our social culture. Also!
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Structural Mechanical Engineering. Approximately +5 years of experience as Structural Mechanical Engineer, preferably within the offshore wind and/or oil & gas industry. 
  • Software experience: Femap/Ansys/AutoCad/MathCad/Solidworks. 
  • Knowledge of International rules and standards applicable to offshore designs. 
  • Experience with Designer machinery in an offshore/maritime environment. 
  • Good knowledge of English and preferably also Dutch (both written and verbal). 
  • Pro-active and problem solving attitude, analytic, flexible, team player. 
  • Coaching and leading experience (preference).

Are you innovative, creative and willing to be challenged, please send your application and resume in English to For further information please contact Alexander Meyer (HR Officer), tel.:+31(0)10 4270399. Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.
When you have applied for this vacancy and you do not hear from us within 2 weeks, then you have not been selected for the function.

Met vriendelijke groet / Kind regards,
Alexander Meyer
HR Officer
Tel        :   +31(0)10 4270399
Tel        :   +31(0)70 2629176
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