Engineer Life Cycle Engineering

Job description

As Engineer Life Cycle Engineering, you will make a positive contribution to the engineering group within IHC Services of Royal IHC. Life Cycle Engineering is a service activity for operational dredging or offshore vessels comprising three main aspects:

  • analyses and studies - from feasibility studies to workability analyses
  • engineering and design - from concept engineering to production drawings
  • naval architecture - from stability guidance booklets to lightweight checks.

The Life Cycle Engineering department helps customers to make adaptations and upgrades to integrated equipment, systems, and structures. This includes the engineering of modifications, renovations, and improvements to equipment and systems. As Engineer Life Cycle Engineering, you will be responsible for all aspects of the workflow, from generating ideas through to production drawings, and from preparing load cases to finite element analysis (FEA). You will work either in a multi-disciplinary team or independently. In addition, you will work as Engineer Life Cycle Engineering according to customer requirements, class rules, technical specifications, and operational guidelines in order to contribute to efficient production and to maximise the quality, safety, sustainability and efficiency of installations and equipment. As Engineer Life Cycle Engineering, you will be responsible for the following:

  • creating technical concepts of equipment, installations or integrated systems
  • setting up and completing 3D (or 2D) models of constructions, systems, equipment and procedures based on relevant information and specifications
  • creating and/or checking diagrams, arrangement drawings, parts lists, production drawings, calculations, specifications or reports
  • setting up relevant load cases, calculation methods (static or dynamic) and applicable criteria
  • performing and checking strength analyses, such as finite element analysis (FEA)
  • communicating with your team leader, class agencies, customers, suppliers, and team members
  • examining the processed drawings and documents for consistency against specifications, missing information, readability, and user-friendliness and, where necessary, adjusting or elaborating upon the documents and system information
  • revising the basic engineering package based on nonconformities, your own insight or directions by others, and, where necessary, discussing further with the relevant stakeholders
  • leading the execution of a work package.

To be eligible for the position of Engineer Life Cycle Engineering, you must have the following:

  • technical bachelor or master degree in for example mechanical engineering or Naval Architecture
  • relevant work experience gained in a similar position in relevant industries
  • experience with 3D CAD software and willing to learn about the complex technical systems available onboard vessels
  • excellent analytical, communication and problem-solving skills
  • a proactive, creative and flexible attitude
  • excellent communication English language skills and preferably but not necessarily Dutch
  • only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates
  • an online assessment and screening is part of the recruitment process.

Terms of employment
Royal IHC offers you as Engineer Life Cycle Engineering a challenging 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.

Contact information
Are you interested in the position of Engineer Life Cycle Engineering 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 of Engineer Life Cycle Engineering and the application process, please visit or call the Corporate Recruitment 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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Company description

As Engineer Life Cycle Engineering you will be working at IHC Services which is part of Royal IHC. IHC Services' core mission is to be the preferred supplier for all services relating to the offshore, dredging and mining industry. From the head office in The Netherlands and with employees working from sites and offices on a global basis, we're able to ensure a local presence and support for customers on every continent. We offer 24/7 Service worldwide and services typically include Repair, Rental, Renovation, Condition Based Services, Feasibility studies, Life Cycle Engineering, Parts & Logistics and Training & Consultancy. With our commitment to technological innovation, in which sustainability and safety are key, we strive to continuously meet the specific needs of each customer in a rapidly evolving world.

Vacancy details

OE ID #183180
Date Updated Friday 1 November 2019
Location Kinderdijk
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Dredging
Function category Engineering | Technical
Region Western Europe

Contact details

Reference a2w57000001VC9DAAW
Company name IHC
ContactMr. Sander Morijn
Telephone + 31 (0)88 015 4444

Postbus 1
2960 AA Kinderdijk

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