Senior Marine Systems Engineer

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • As a Senior Marine Systems Engineer, you are responsible for the delivery of engineering output of the marine systems work scope in line with the project’s technical specification, budget and planning;
  • You may work as part of a team or be assigned as a lead of a team yourself;
  • You will report to the Lead/Project Engineer on progress, setbacks and concerns and you report to the Section Head on personal achievements and section matters;
  • Concept and basic engineering of marine systems and piping on FPSO and SPM systems;
  • Creating equipment specifications, P&IDs, arrangements and design reports;
  • Procurement-related activities like contact with vendors, TBEs and review of vendor data;
  • Determine heat balances, pipe sizes, power requirements etc.;
  • Participate in HAZOPs, HAZIDs;
  • Participating in or leading a team of several engineers and designers and supervising subcontractors;
  • Creating CTRs, Scope of Works, providing input to the Project Planner and change management;
  • Obtain client and third-party approval on the project and assist the yard site team.


  • A good communicator with a pro-active attitude, able to work independently and strive for high quality deliverables;
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or naval architecture (with marine specialization);
  • Over 8 years of relevant experience in marine systems engineering, preferably in the offshore oil & gas industry;
  • Familiar with rules of classification societies (ABS, DNV, BV and LR) and international codes and standards (HSE UK, Marpol, Solas, PFEER, etc.);
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

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01 // Relocation arrangements

If you are relocating to the Netherlands for this position, then we will take all of the hassle involved out of your hands. Based on your family situation and country of origin, STAR will make all the relocation arrangements required to give you a smooth, carefree start.

02 // 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.

03 // Education and development

Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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