System Engineer


About this job

  • Branche: Shipbuilding
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Amsterdam-Duivendrecht

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, May 30, 2021

About this role

Are you looking for a great opportunity as an engineer? Are you someone who wants to create the best technology solutions and wants to share his knowledge with our organization and your future colleagues? In that case, the position of System Engineer could be perfect for you.

In this position, you’ll be working in a team of 14 dedicated engineers and supporting our senior engineers. Your work location is our office in Amsterdam. You’ll work on cable lay outs, coordinating, as build drawings and installation details in AutoCAD. Most of all, you’ll be working on different technical projects and, if necessary, you will assist on site at one of the shipyards.

In this position you will responsible for the engineering of several, simultaneous projects on yachts in conformance with ratified supply amount, budget and applicable quality demands in cooperation with the project leader and/or senior system engineer and external systems on board of the yacht. You will make the definitive preliminary system design (AV, IT), and determine the parameters regarding functionality, effectiveness and issues requiring further attention.

During the entire project you’ll be working together with the project manager and/or senior system engineer regarding technical questions. You will also inform involved parties about the progress and developments. Furthermore, you are responsible for the integration of several different subsystems such as lighting management systems, IT, Climate Control and AMCS.

You will discuss project planning with project manager and/or senior system engineer and communicate required resources to come to an adequate design. You will also signal new developments, inform senior system engineer in this regard and consider new products through further discussion. Lastly, you are required to consult with senior engineers about replacing required products if certain parts are no longer available on the market, you will translate functional descriptions to the technical system design and you will ensure optimal technical installation and find reliable solutions.


  • A technical Bachelor/Master
  • Experience with AutoCAD drawings
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English (oral and written)
  • Highly client-oriented, striving for total customer satisfaction
  • Stress resistant, flexible working attitude, driven and highly motivated
  • A personal interest in Audio, AV/IT systems and integration of systems
  • Dedication to the organization, amicable, creative and proactive
  • Willingness to travel (visiting the shipyard during the start-up phase as well as during consultation requests)


Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are also contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career. Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions for health insurance, bonus opportunities and a standard of 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry and has been doing this for over 40 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

Join the Brunel Community

Brunel is a global provider of business services specializing in flexible deployment of professionals in the field of Finance & Risk, Insurance & Banking, Engineering, IT, Legal, Marketing & Communications, Healthcare, HR and all disciplines in the Oil & Gas industry. Since our incorporation in 1975, we have developed into an international group with over 10,000 employees and an annual turnover of over €1,2 billion. We operate from our own international network of 120 offices in 40 countries. Brunel International NV is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV and included in the Amsterdam Smallcap Index (AScX).

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Mike van Leusden is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Mike van Leusden
Brunel Netherlands Rotterdam
+31 6 10960338

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