Senior Propulsion Engineer / Aandrijving Specialist


Job Senior Propulsion Engineer / Aandrijving Specialist
Location Kinderdijk
Discipline Engineering
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent contract
In Short

Is propulsion and drive technology your passion, and do you want to be part of the technology innovator? Then you just might be our new Senior Propulsion Engineer!

  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 a Senior Propulsion Engineer, you will be responsible for engineering propulsion and drive technology. This can be done individually or as part of a small team.

You will provide designs, drawings and calculations of complex structures and arrangements. In addition, you will monitor customer requirements regarding budgets, standards, quality, planning and technical specifications. The Propulsion Engineer will work with lead engineers and professionals from other disciplines on the various sub-processes in the project.

Your profile

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

  • at least a HBO level of education in mechanical engineering (WTB)
  • at least three years of relevant work experience in a similar role
  • demonstrable experience with drive technology on ships is a must
  • excellent communication skills
  • extensive experience with 2D CAD systems is a plus (3D NUPAS/Cadmatic)
  • an excellent command of English, both written and verbal
  • the ability to work as part of a team, but also act independently.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers 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 Senior Propulsion Engineer / Aandrijving Specialist you will work at IHC Holland, based in Kinderdijk. This organisation is constantly developing its design and construction activities for the specialised maritime sector. IHC Holland has a focus on innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support for the dredging industry.

Engineering Shipbuilding is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check:


Are you interested in the position of Senior Propulsion Engineer and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit 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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