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Structural Analyst

Posted 14 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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About us

Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in The Netherlands, Romania, and Germany. We are the naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs 12,000 professionals globally. Damen Naval designs and builds advanced naval vessels for customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in naval shipbuilding. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?

The role

As Structural Analyst at Damen Naval, you will work within the Naval & Structural group, contributing to both basic and detailed engineering within your field of expertise. You will be responsible for developing structural designs and relevant calculations from the proposal phase to yard support and vessel delivery. Your work will encompass various aspects such as strength, stiffness, vibrations, producibility, and maintainability, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and client requirements. Additionally, you may contribute to R&D initiatives and process improvement within the structural analysis discipline.

If you are enthusiastic about structural analysis and eager to contribute your expertise to innovative projects, we invite you to join us at Damen Naval. Apply now to be part of our team and play a key role in shaping the future of naval engineering!

Key accountabilities

As Structural Analyst, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver high-quality engineering work within established timeframes and budgets, adhering to relevant quality standards.
  • Develop and describe standards and working methods to improve processes and methodologies.
  • Support the engineering of outsourced packages, design checks, and design reviews.
  • Ensure full compliance with applicable requirements and specifications imposed by regulatory bodies and clients.
  • Integrate vendor and subcontractor information and perform technical evaluations of quotations.
  • Collaborate closely with internal departments, suppliers, regulatory bodies, and owners to integrate delivered components and systems into ship design.

Skills & experience

To excel as Structural Analyst, you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Naval Architecture or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a Structural Analyst in the shipbuilding or offshore industry.
  • Familiarity with ship class calculations and tools such as DNV-GL Nauticus Hull, LR-SSC, or BV MARS2000.
  • Proficiency in FEM modelling and analysis software such as ANSYS, NX, or FEMAP, and CAD systems such as NUPAS (3D), 3DX, or Catia.
  • Competencies: creative problem-solving skills, accuracy, decisiveness, efficiency, and ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Good command of the Dutch English language both written and verbal.
  • Excellent references antecedents as a pre-employment security screening is standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship and passport are both required and candidates with NL/EU (work) visa or with both an EU and non-EU nationality and/or passport are not eligible in accordance with the requirements imposed by the military nature of our projects.

What we offer

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. We also provide our employees with:

  • A competitive salary and 8% holiday pay.
  • 27 holidays and 13 ADV days.
  • Travel allowance of 23 cents per kilometre.
  • PME-pension arrangement with an employer contribution of 60%.
  • Profit sharing based on company results.
  • Working from home policy and other benefits including a bicycle plan and company fitness.

We’re a family company that has been building ships for almost 100 years. Our ambition is to become the most sustainable and connected maritime solutions provider there is. Working at Damen offers the best of several worlds. Active in more than 100 countries, with over 30 shipyards, we are internationally renowned for quality. We offer you an ocean of possibilities.

Marine & Offshore
Active in 101 countries
12,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years