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Functional Application Specialist Mechanical

Posted 9 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 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

Are you the bridge between Business and IT? Do you excel in optimizing engineering processes through innovative applications? If so, we want you! As a Functional Application Specialist, you will lead the development and design of engineering functionalities in our Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform, with a special focus on the 3Dexperience (3DX) platform. You will drive efficiency and effectiveness across our engineering processes, making a tangible impact on our projects.

Key accountabilities

As our Functional Application Specialist (3DX), you will:

  • Translate engineering business processes into functional specifications for the application.
  • Analyse issues collaboratively with stakeholders and devise solutions.
  • Develop and implement application processes.
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and knowledge partners.
  • Manage interfaces between applications and user rights within the system.
  • Organize application-related training courses in coordination with Manager Engineering Support.
  • Provide functional support to PLM/CAD users.
  • Prepare and develop 3DX training materials, tips, application documentation, and user manuals.

Skills & experience

To excel in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, preferably in shipbuilding or mechanical engineering.
  • Proficiency with Dassault 3Dexperience (3DX) platform.
  • Knowledge of PLM principles and experience with functional application management.
  • Excellent command of the English language, with proficiency in Dutch being advantageous.
  • Ability to work in Vlissingen, The Netherlands.
  • 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