Structural Mechanical Engineer

Location: Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 11-01-2018
We are looking for a Structural Mechanical Engineer
Do you have 8 – 15 years of experience in structural mechanical engineering, you are proficient in offshore engineering (machinery/equipment design) and you can consult with the client on a technical level, then we would like to get in touch with you!
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.

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.
Job Requirements
  • 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).

KCI is an engineering company and is working with and for various international clients in the business. We offer a pleasant working atmosphere with an international cultural mix of people. At KCI we find your development important; we challenge you with different (complex) projects and offer you possibilities to strengthen and develop your talent.
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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