Lead Marine Systems Engineer

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • Please note that this is a role in a consultancy/design house environment, candidates with no design background will not be considered.
  • You will contribute to deliver high-quality and cost-effective Marine Systems designs of FPSO products (concept, pre-feed, feed, detailed engineering design stages).
  • You will particularly focus on FPSOs and potentially; Floating LNG products.
  • In this position you could experience occasional high workload (peaks in project scope for your discipline).
  • You could be; optionally requested to be on assignment in other project offices or shipyards around the globe on short or long-term basis.


  • STAR is looking for candidates who have an MSc or BSc degree or equivalent (i.e. Professional Certification) in any field of Marine Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Higher Seafaring College or General Operational Technology (AOT).  
  • You have at least 10 years working experience in Marine Systems Engineering and Design (Preferably on Pre-FEED, FEED and Detailed phase).
  • In-depth experience and sound technical knowledge in both conceptual and detailed design of (marine and production) systems on floating & production units (FSO's, FPSO's, Oil & Gas Carriers, Chemical Tankers, Drilling Units, Semi's, TLP) for the Oil & Gas Industry;
  • Good interface knowledge with related disciplines i.e. Naval, E&I, Piping, HVAC, Process, Technical Safety & Regulatory;
  • Preferably working experience in/ with Shipyards, Shipboard Operation, Marine Equipment Vendor and Manufacturer;
  • Preferably experience in Engineering & Design of LNG carriers;
  • Familiar with the latest (marine) systems and equipment technology and having the ability to specify and judge the suitability of equipment, while keeping a good balance between technological advancement and commercial awareness;
  • Familiar with rules of classification societies (i.e.: ABS, DNV GL, BV and Lloyds), international organizations and proper implementation of Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) policies;
  • Have experience with review methods, such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA HP/LP Reports, SIF Reports etc .
  • Behaviors & inter-personal skills - Key points:
  • Stakeholder focus, building strong stakeholder relationships and delivering stakeholders-centric solutions.
  • Decision quality, making good and timely decisions
  • Action oriented, taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with  sense of urgence, high energy and enthusiasm.
  • Being resilient, rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
  • Adaptable & agile with frequent changing environment and priorities of the stakeholders.
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