Lead Electrical Engineer Installation Systems


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Job Lead Electrical Engineer Installation Systems
Location Sliedrecht
Discipline Engineering
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent contract
In Short

Are you the Lead Electrical Engineer Installation Systems who will take IHC D&A to the next level?

  1. Open
  2. Interviews scheduled (applications are still possible)
  3. Second round of interviews (check with the recruitment team if applications are still possible)
  4. Final interviews (applications are not possible anymore)
  5. Vacancy filled (applications are not possible anymore)
  1. Vacancy available
  2. Interviews scheduled
  3. Second round of interviews
  4. Final interviews
  5. Vacancy filled
Your job

As the Lead Electrical Engineer (installation systems), you will coordinate electrical engineering work relating to electrical installation systems for newly-built dredging and offshore vessels. You will take final responsibility for the engineering of the lighting, fire detection, internal and external communications, navigation and CCTV systems on board IHC vessels. Your main role will broadly involve translating customer needs into technical specifications, and you will provide advice on what you consider to be the best working methods, as well as technical support. In addition, you will work according to the ISO 9001 process flow and be technically responsible for the basic and detailed engineering. During the production, installation and commissioning phases, you will remain responsible for the systems you have designed, and offer technical leadership to engineers within the project team. This also means having close contact with your colleagues in the Automation, Shipbuilding and Mechanical engineering departments. You will also be the point of contact for queries from customers, suppliers and colleagues, and continually coordinate the progress of the project with the Project Manager.

Your profile

To be eligible for this position, you must have the following: 

  • a university or technical education (HBO) in electrical engineering 
  • several years of experience in a similar role
  • technical knowledge of installation and platform systems on board vessels
  • experience in the shipping and/or offshore industries
  • an excellent command of English, with moderate Dutch skills preferable 
  • knowledge of standards, safety regulations, and quality and approval guidelines
  • enjoy working as part of a team 
  • a practical and goal-oriented attitude
  • a quality- and results-oriented attitude 
  • the ability to take the initiative 
  • be keen to work in an organisation that is undergoing rapid growth
  • only candidates with EU work visa (residents) will be considered as viable candidates.
an online assessment and screening is part of the recruitment process.

Our offer

Royal IHC offer you a challenging full time job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Our organisation

As a Lead Electrical Engineer Installations Systems you will work for IHC Drives & Automation, a rapidly-growing organisation specialising in the development, engineering, implementation and integration of electrical installations, electrical propulsion systems and associated platform automation. Their scope of application includes trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers, offshore support vessels and applications in deep seabed mining. IHC Drives & Automation is based in Sliedrecht, and its dedicated teams operate at the very front of today's technological capabilities.

IHC Drives & Automation, based in Sliedrecht, is a young, fast-growing organisation within Royal IHC. It is focused on the implementation, development and engineering of electrical installations, electric propulsion systems and related platform automation for trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers, offshore support vessels, as well as applications in deep-sea mining. Work on these challenging projects is carried out by IHC Drives & Automation’s dedicated teams.


Are you interested in the position of Lead Electrical Engineer Installations Systems and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: www.royalihc.com/careers or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit www.royalihc.com or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.


Royal IHC does not approve of commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by IHC.


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