Lead Engineer Electrical (Power Systems)


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Job Lead Engineer Electrical (Power Systems)
Location Sliedrecht
Discipline Engineering
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Being a Lead Engineer Electrical at Royal IHC means being responsible for the engineering of our power systems from basic design until delivery.....

  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 Lead Engineer Electrical Power Systems you coordinate the electrical engineering work relating to the power systems for new built dredging and offshore vessels.
During the engineering, production, installation and commissioning phases you will remain responsible for the systems you have designed. In addition you will offer technical leadership to engineers within the project team. Meaning you will have intensive contact with your colleagues from Automation, Shipbuilding, and Mechanical Engineering.
When the commissioning phase starts you will join the commission team and support them with your specific knowledge on the Electrical systems of your project.

Outside our organization you will frequently liaise with the client, yard and vendors.    You are the main point of contact for queries from customers, suppliers and colleagues and during the entire project you will, in collaboration with the Project Manager, monitor the progress of the project.

You will see your project come to life during the commissioning phase
-Marc van der Kuijp  (Lead Engineer Electrical ) -

Our department is responsible for the electrical engineering of the IHC vessels. Each vessel has its own unique challenges. For some vessels we will do the complete engineering scope (power, installation, cable routing) and in other cases we will do only parts of it. 
We work in project teams varying between 3 till 20 persons. We are currently looking for a Lead engineer to increase our team of 25 (lead) engineers.


Your profile

You have a Higher vocational education in Electrical engineering and at least three years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the Marine industry.
You have extensive technical knowledge on power systems (generators, motors, transformers, switchboards, VFD’s etc)
As our colleague we would like you to be a good team player, have excellent communications skills, remain your helicopter view on the project at all times and be focused on quality and results.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year..

We would like to have a long-term relationship with our new Lead Engineer Electrical and therefore we will offer you an indefinite contract instantly.

Our organisation

As a Lead Electrical Engineer Power Systems, you will work at IHC Systems. This organisation develops and supplies standard and custom-built solutions for the efficient operation of dredgers and related vessels. These are deployed in the marine dredging industry and for the mining of alluvial and deep-sea resources. The electrical, electronic and IT systems involve anything from robust sensors to stand-alone and/or integrated systems for service, presentation, automation, hydrography and DP/DT, supported by training simulators. Global life-cycle support – either remote or on location – guarantees durability and reliability. The company, which has paved the way in its sectors for over 40 years, is based in Sliedrecht and employs over 100 people.

IHC Systems is part of Royal 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 Lead Electrical Engineer Power 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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