Electrotechnical Engineer


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Job Electrotechnical Engineer
Location Sliedrecht
Discipline Engineering
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Are you capable of developing control systems and equipment? Do you want to manage the development, production, and testing of prototypes at suppliers? Then apply for the job of Electrotechnical Engineer at IHC IQIP in Sliedrecht!

  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 Electrotechnical Engineer, you will join the System Engineering department, which is responsible for the hydraulic, electrical and control systems for IHC IQIP’s equipment. In the preparation and realisation of project deliverables, you will be specifically involved in the development of the electrical and control systems of new IHC IQIP tools. You will report to a Lead Engineer and cooperate with a team of engineers from various disciplines. The detailed engineering and production for the development of (customer specific) one-off products and (new line) prototypes are carried out by suppliers. However, as Electrotechnical Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • concept design of the electrical and control systems (such as tool control systems and software, power packs and winches, etc)
  • supervising the development, production, and testing of prototypes at suppliers
  • handing over the equipment to internal or external customers
  • preparing and distributing relevant documents and certifications
  • supporting the Production and Service departments in the event of a malfunction, and commissioning new products.
In this role, you will mainly work from the office in Sliedrecht, but at times you will also be required to work at IHC IQIP workshops or in the field, this could involve local travel or going abroad.

Your profile

To be eligible for the role of Electrotechnical Engineer, you must have:

  • higher vocational education (HBO) with at least three years of relevant experience
  • electrotechnical engineering background with experience in control and measuring systems (or equivalent), as well as an affinity for mechanical and hydraulic systems (desirable)
  • experience with electrotechnical CAD systems and basic knowledge of PLC, SCADA and automotive programmable equipment
  • understanding of ‘big data’ and its applications
  • ability to plan your own work, execute small projects within your discipline and to examine and compose system, loop and interconnection drawings
  • experience with creating technical documents and reports, such as design and test specifications
  • flexible, result-oriented, stress-resistant and inquisitive nature 
  • ability to be highly organised, setting up and maintaining article and document structures/archives
  • ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels through excellent communication skills
  • strong command of the English language, both written and verbal.
Please note, an online assessment and screening will form part of the recruitment process. Only candidates with an EU work visa (residents) will be considered as viable candidates.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you as Electrotechnical Engineer 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 Electrotechnical Engineer, you will work in Sliedrecht at the head office of IHC IQIP. IHC IQIP is an IHC business unit which is formed in 2015 by combining four former IHC business units - IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems, IHC Sea Steel and IHC Fundex Equipment. Through our combined experience and expertise, IHC IQIP designs build and supply fully integrated, innovative solutions for onshore and offshore installations and foundations in the oil & gas, offshore wind and coastal & civil market. At IHC IQIP, we offer an innovative and complete range of equipment, such as hydraulic piling hammers, noise mitigation systems, offshore installation and removal equipment, subsea installation and positioning frames, and multifunctional foundation rigs. In addition, we offer advice and a comprehensive service provision to our customers. Today, we have over 400 employees who work in various locations in Europe, America, Asia, and Australia. For more information about IHC IQIP, please check www.ihciqip.com and www.linkedin.com/company/ihc-iqip.

IHC IQIP 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: www.royalihc.com.


Are you interested in the position of Electrotechnical Engineer 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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