Electrical Engineer Power Systems

Publication date21 Mar 2023
FieldSmart Sensoring & Measuring, Software Engineering
LocationWageningen, Gelderland
Employment32-36 hours

Are you the Engineering professional who will go on board to understand and evaluate the performance of power-, propulsion- and energy (PPE) systems? Do you want to join in a wide variety of projects, contributing with your solutions to our mission ‘Better Ships, Blue Oceans’?
Then join our team for the role of Electrical Engineer Power Systems.

Who will be your colleagues?
As an Electrical Engineer Power Systems you will join our Engineering & Measurements team, part of the Performance at Sea (PAS) department. This department consists of 35 enthusiastic colleagues whose mission is making the operation of ships and offshore structures safer, smarter and cleaner. We ensure that ships, structures and crews operate clean, smart and safe. We measure, troubleshoot and coach on board. We develop algorithms and systems to allow crews to work safely, efficiently and effectively.

What are you going to do?
As an Electrical Engineer Power systems you will go on board to understand and evaluate the performance of power-, propulsion- and energy (PPE) systems. You will draw-up an instrumentation plan to measure the performance of PPE-systems on board or to monitor their performance characteristics over a longer period. You will prepare the instrumentation and take the lead in the installation on board. You will analyse the measurement data and conduct root cause analysis to propose corrective actions to improve the performance of equipment. You will act as a mentor and provide training to team members.

What do we offer?
  • A stimulating environment which will allow you to develop while maintaining the freedom to choose your own path.
  • An attractive salary and benefits package, including our annual profit sharing and excellent pension scheme.
  • Lifecycle allowance of 5,55% of your gross monthly salary.
  • 29 vacation days (fulltime) + 5 scheduled days between Christmas and New Year.
  • Plenty of opportunities for your professional development and career advancement.
  • Development through training courses, further education and coaching.
  • Flexibility in working hours to support your work-life balance.

Who are we looking for?
A passionate candidate with a Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineer Power Systems. You are experienced in instrumentation and electrical design for power systems. You already have working experience with installation on board. You have in-depth knowledge of PPE-systems. Knowledge of electrical propulsion is an advantage. You are a team player who likes to take initiative for improvements. You should also have a good command of the English language and be willing to learn Dutch if that is not your native language. You are willing to travel and perform the required work worldwide.

Who are we?
MARIN is a globally recognized top institute in maritime research, based in Wageningen, the Netherlands. Our mission is ‘Better Ships, Blue Oceans’: we stand for clean, smart and safe shipping and sustainable use of the sea. We do this as an independent knowledge partner for the maritime sector, governments and society. We work with around 450 specialists in various fields who are proud of an open and collaborative culture in which you can explore your ideas and take initiative.

Giel Kaandorp, Teamleader of the Engineering and Measurements (E&M) team within the PaS department is happy to tell you more about the position: +31 (0)6 42 70 79 63
You also can apply for this position by using the APPLY button.


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