Based in the Netherlands and recognised worldwide, MARIN is a leading independent institute dedicated to maritime and nautical research. Our team of more than 400 specialists push boundaries every day to create smarter, safer and cleaner ships and maritime structures.


The business unit Ships is currently looking to employ




Your future team

Guilhem Gaillarde, Ships business unit manager: ‘We are a team of 100 professionals, all extremely driven to help designing smarter, safer and better ships and inspire our clients to bring innovative solutions in their projects. Our clients, located worldwide, include shipyards, naval architects, suppliers, ship owners, classification societies or institutions. We deal with quite a variety of ship types, different requirements depending on ship owners background and goal, different design strategies depending on the yard, variable economical and regulation context, which makes our work very challenging but also extremely interesting! To answer the questions of our clients, to support their ambitions, to manage their limitations or to reduce their risk, we need to adapt constantly our technical approach and the tools we are proposing, from rapid and robust estimations, towards simple tests or calculations, up to refined simulations and complex experiments. Whatever the proposed solution, we always focus at delivering quality, trustful and independent answers. Our reward is to see better ships sailing in the Netherlands and around the globe and to have clients learning and building with us trustful long-term relations.’


Your future role

We ask you to perform design, calculations, modelling and testing of electrical systems and components, including their control, of and with the Virtual Zero Emissions Laboratory (VZEL). Application and management (in Dutch ‘Beheer’) of Matlab Simscape/Simulink for VZEL is included.


After release of the VZEL your additional tasks will be setting up specifications, configurations, perform additional modelling and tests of Research and Development projects, like model validation and customer applications in VZEL.


For setting up the VZEL a multi-disciplinary, model based systems engineering approach (SysML) is required, with the emphasis on electrical power and propulsion systems and their control and automation. Therefore setting up and management (in Dutch ‘Beheer’) of SysML applications is included.


Our requirements

Moritz Krijgsman, Senior Project Manager/Team Leader: ‘We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a degree in Electrical or Control Engineering with affinity and experience in Maritime Technology. We expect you to be service-oriented and customer-focused, as well as being skilled at reporting and giving presentations. You should also have a excellent command of the English language and daring to learn Dutch if it is not your mother language. We are also looking for someone who is a team player and can also take many initiatives for improvements.


Finally experience with Matlab Simscape/Simulink, with SysML and with programming in C# or C++ are required.’


What we offer

Martine Clarenbach, HR advisor: ‘Working at MARIN is really quite special. Since we have a very wide scope, no day on the job is ever quite the same. You will be working on intellectually challenging projects while also interacting closely with clients throughout. You will be given every opportunity to push the boundaries of your profession. This means that you will be able to develop more quickly here than just about anywhere. You will see the results of your work in fascinating international projects.’


How to apply

If you would like to receive more information about this position, please contact Moritz Krijgsman. He will be happy to tell you more about your role. He is available at +31 (0)317 49 33 30.


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