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Jr. Motion Control Engineer

Job in Delft, the Netherlands

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Required languages

Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 2 years

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You are the person that has been designing and developing an Ampelmann system for the past months and now the time has come to test it offshore. You have programmed every one of its moves. With a push of a button, you are about to see it in action for the first time. Do you want to be that person? If the answer is yes, then we have just the right opportunity for you. Apply now for our Jr. Motion Control Engineer position! 

About Ampelmann

Ampelmann makes offshore access as easy as crossing the street. Our drive is to make the offshore industry safer, enable the energy transition and have a great career in meantime. We combine the challenges of a large globally-operating organisation with a change-positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit. Personal development and responsibility take centre stage at Ampelmann. Growing Ampelmann means growing you.

Your role as Jr. Motion Control Engineer

As Jr. Motion Control Engineer, you will be the person who knows just how to get an Ampelmann system moving. You will be responsible for the basic and detailed design of a system, its commissioning, testing and aftercare. Software will be a big part of your job, but it won’t be all there is to it. You will also be responsible for the operational efficiency and workability of the systems you design. The multiple levels, on which you will be working, will require you to be flexible, communicative and proactive.

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Regular activities

  • Dynamic modeling and simulation to optimise designs
  • Detailed hardware design in collaboration with suppliers
  • Implementation of system control software
  • Commissioning and testing of new products
  • Operational support and troubleshooting, also on location

We ask

  • Bsc or Msc degree in Mechatronics, Systems & Control, Mechanical,- Electrical,- or Aerospace engineering.
  • 0-2 years of work experience
  • Excellent English communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Preferred: proven experience (or courses) that indicate knowledge of interaction between hardware and software and/or actuation

You get

  • A great work environment with innovative and change-willing aspirations
  • High degree of responsibility and room to have significant impact
  • A good salary
  • Excellent secondary benefits (e.g. flexible working hours, non-contributory pension plan, 28 vacation days on a full-time basis)
  • Ampelmann Academy for all your personal and professional development needs
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Ampelmann develops innovative systems and services for the offshore access industry and enables the safe transfer of personnel from a vessel to an offshore platform, and back. Our active motion compensation technology accounts for the movements of a vessel, making offshore access as easy as crossing the street. Our drive is to enable the energy transition and have a great...

400 employees