Lead Mechanical Engineer | System Engineer

Lead Mechanical Engineer | System Engineer

Would you like to a play a lead role in design and engineering phases that enhance the capabilities and improve the efficiencies of some of the world’s most technically advanced offshore equipment?

Allseas is a world-leading contractor in the offshore energy market, with dynamism, rapid progress and pioneering spirit at its core. Designed and optimised in-house, our versatile fleet of specialised vessels are fitted with the most advanced equipment and systems, so they can perform beyond expectation in some of the harshest and remotest environments in the world. 

For our multidisciplinary Innovations Department in Delft, the Netherlands we are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer. In this role you are responsible for the development and design of new and/or modified equipment for Allseas pipelay, heavy lift, polymetallic nodule collection vessels or river waste collection systems. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic Mechanical Engineer, motivated by the goal to develop people and equipment, increase efficiency and drive our ambition to contribute to the sustainability of our planet.

Some interesting links to get a picture of the high end equipment that is developed and what it is used for:

Jacket removal


Platform Installation

Converter station installation

Your role

To give you an example of your role. You could be leading a multidisciplinary team of engineering specialists driving the development of our Polymetallic Nodule Collection project into the next phase of continuous production. More specifically you could be a work-package team-lead responsible for the engineering and design of our polymetallic nodule vertical transport system. Sharing knowledge and pooling ideas with electrical, software and mechanical engineers. As the mechanical lead, you will play an integral role throughout the full development cycle, from proof-of-concept to operation.

In your daily work, you are using simulation software and 3D modelling techniques to evaluate design feasibility. Other activities include planning, progress tracking of the work scopes, participating in risk assessment meetings and reviewing of technical documents and drawings and sub-contractor supervision. Working alongside multiple specialists, you will test new concepts and prototypes, while managing manufacturing complexity of your solution.

You play a hands-on role in the assembly and validation process, leading to the successful execution of our project in 2 years.

What we expect from you

To be successful in this role you are solution-minded and resourceful and have the ability to work independently, accepting ownership of assigned responsibilities. You have the ability to learn concepts and technical details of complex systems and thrive by working in a fast-paced, creative environment.

Besides this, you have

  • BSc or MSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimal 5 years of relevant experience in the offshore industry, preferably in a role as lead (project) engineer
  • Proven knowledge of mechanical engineering and awareness of other disciplines and project phases
  • Experience with 2D and 3D modelling software (Autocad, Inventor)

What we offer you

Working at Allseas allows you the chance to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, with creative thinking, collaboration and down-to-earth culture at its core. 

You can expect

  • Competitive industry benchmarked salary and pension
  • Performance based salary raises and bonuses
  • 30 holidays days per year, flexible working hours
  • Company-sponsored fitness scheme
  • Extensive training and development programme, study budgets and coaching
  • Internal clubs, committees, parties and (sportive) events

If this role appeals to you and you recognise yourself in the profile above, we would like to hear from you! 

Please apply via the Apply button. We are looking forward to receive your CV and motivation letter.

An online personality questionnaire can be part of the selection procedure.

Acquisition is not appreciated

In our application procedure, you can read what to expect when you apply for a job at Allseas.

Field: Onshore
Discipline: Innovations
Location: Delft
Workweek: 40 hours
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