System Design Engineer

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System Design Engineer

Vacancy ID 54
Region Noord-Holland
Branche Engineering
Hours per week 40 uur

Have you ever considered working abroad? This is your chance! TopShore is looking for multiple System Design Engineers for our employers in the Netherlands. Read more below.

Your job

As a System Design Engineer you are involved in the design and calculation of heavy mechanical hoisting structures during the sales process. When the assignment has been confirmed you are intensively involved in determining, calculating and simulating mechanical engineering solutions for the assignment. You are the interface between the various engineering areas by combining concepts, calculations, theory and practical experiences. Your tasks include:

  • Determining the assignment, planning and budget
  • Converting technical specifications into geometry and capabilities of the complete system
  • Performing static and dynamic system simulations for dimensioning components
  • Using your creativity to realize original and innovative solutions
  • Identifying new developments and methods in the field
  • Creating concept and Basic design from new equipment
  • The technical elaboration of calculations drawings and designs
  • The calculation of the complete interplay of forces on the structure
  • Power, fatigue and failure calculations of the complete structure
  • Performing 3D dynamics simulations and FEM calculations

Your profile

To be eligible for this position you need the following qualifications:

  • Completed a university or higher vocational education in Offshore Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience in heavy machine building
  • Insight into hoisting and lifting techniques
  • Knowledge and experience with FEM
  • Knowledge and experience with MATLAB
  • Knowledge of offshore crane standards such as EN, ABS, API, DNV, Lloyd’s
  • Team player, proactive, positive critical and inquisitive
  • Likes to share knowledge and experience with colleagues

Our Offer

TopShore offers job opportunities for highly skilled engineers in the Netherlands. We set you up with an employer, off a salary between €2200 and €4000 gross per month (depending on your experience). Besides this we will assist you in finding a home and making arrangements such as public administration and healthcare. TopShore can also introduce you to a community of likeminded by organising social events. Besides this TopShore helps you in ensuring a stable future with a respectful company and provides opportunities for growth and development such as training and courses.

Working abroad in the Netherlands will give you both professional and personal experience as you will encounter new working methods, learn about cultural differences and make new friends. For more information please visit our website ( and download the syllabus.

Recruitment Process

Send your CV (in English) to mentioning the vacancy ID or apply via our website and we will contact you as soon as possible. Best regards, the TopShore team!