Functional Application Manager CAD (CAD Manager)

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • The Engineering Department employs over 90 highly skilled and talented designers and engineers and is responsible for providing innovative, cost effective engineering services and solutions. To strengthen The Engineering Department, we are looking for a Functional Application Manager.
  • As a Functional Application Manager CAD, you are responsible for the functional management of CAD and FEM applications used by the Engineering department.
  • In your role, you will act as the expert for CAD for all engineering disciplines.
  • You take overall responsibility for development and implementation of the CAD strategy, with special attention to integrated data management solutions.
  • In addition, you provide first line functional support in case of issues with the system and you are responsible for resolving these issues.
  • You are able to transfer your experience and knowledge in CAD to others, for example by providing training and establishing implementation and use of the CAD strategy cross all projects.
  • You keep track of new CAD developments and advise continuous improvements to the system and processes.


  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in a technical- or business processes discipline.
  • Currently eligible to live and work in The Netherlands (NL work permit) or EU passport holder
  • You are an enthusiastic professional with over 5 years of relevant experience.
  • You have advanced computer literacy for relevant applications.
  • You have affinity with DMS/PDM systems.
  • You are experienced in, or interested to get proficient in Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, P&ID and Autodesk Plant 3d.
  • You have knowledge of VB and LISP is considered a plus.
  • Knowledge of ANSYS is considered a plus.
  • You have good communication skills and good understanding of the English language, verbally as well as in writing
  • You like to train other colleagues and give presentations.

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01 // Permanent contract

After a specified period at this company, you will be offered a permanent contract. In other words, this is not a temporary position or project, but a permanent appointment and the selection procedure and terms of employment are not ours but those of your future employer.

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