Vacature Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based)

Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based) in Vlissingen

Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based)

About us

Damen Naval offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun in equal measure. The Naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group is established in Vlissingen and in Schiedam. It is a company with more than 850 professionals, and a rich tradition of naval shipbuilding, its original roots stem back more than 150 years. For more than 50 years Damen Naval has been the dedicated shipbuilder for the Royal Netherlands Navy. Based on decades of accumulated experience, Damen Naval offers navies worldwide a broad range of defence and security vessels, ranging from 7m to more than 200m in length. Damen Naval is the only supplier of naval vessels in the Netherlands. Damen Naval has delivered more than 420 vessels to satisfied customers all over the world and have has earned a reputation for excellence along the way. While taking pride in heritage, Damen Naval is also looking towards the future. Are you ready for duty?

The role

As Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based) you will work in the Naval & Structural group which is part of the Engineering department at Damen Naval. Your team will work on project basis and is divided over various projects, which contribute to both basic engineering and detailed engineering within the field of expertise. As Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based) you will be involved in international R&D work related to the development, validation and implementation of direct hull structure fatigue assessment and monitoring methods.

As Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based) you will make a structural design complete with relevant structural fatigue calculations starting from proposal phase up to the complete service life of the vessel, monitoring the fatigue life consumption. From general construction plans up to detailed calculations and the design of an integrated hull structure monitoring system will be part of the job. Calculation aspects mainly consider fatigue but can be extended to strength, stiffness, vibrations, buckling, military loads such as blast and signatures aspects (for example inboard- and underwater sound), producibility, maintainability, etc.

As Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based) you will be responsible for the relevant project deliverables from class approval of the structure up to technical meetings with your colleagues, suppliers, class and or client representatives. You will direct the structural engineers in modelling the structure in 3D-CAD ending up with checking drawings and production packages. As Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based) you will also contribute to the department to secure knowledge and improvement of internal processes is highly appreciated.

Key accountabilities

As Structural Analyst Fatiue R&D (Project Based), you will:

  • Participate in the design and implementation of next generation solutions.
  • Specify, evaluate, develop, and test simulation software.
  • Integrate existing software products and get incompatible platforms to work together.
  • Develop and describe standards and working methods.
  • Ensure full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by regulatory bodies and the customer.
  • Serve as member of technical project teams where you will be responsible for completing projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Support teams with technical advice with respect to fatigue calculations

Skills & experience

As Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based), you will need to have:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant technical discipline.
  • Experience with Python, FEM modelling and analysis software, such as ANSYS, NX or FEMAP.
  • Technical understanding and knowledge of structural fatigue, object-oriented analysis, design, and programming.
  • Excellent investigative and problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent antecedents as a pre-employment security screening and investigation are a part of the recruitment procedure (given the military nature of our projects).
  • EU citizenship or valid EU work visa is required to be considered as a viable candidate.

What we offer

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. To that end, we invest in all our employees by offering:

  • A technology and innovation focused, dynamic, international work environment.
  • A competitive salary package and other benefits.
  • A comprehensive introduction to shipbuilding for anyone without a naval or maritime background.
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment.
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.


Are you interested in the position of Structural Analyst Fatigue R&D (Project Based), and do you recognize yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the Damen Career Portal .
For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Career Portal or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.


  • Referentienummer NL01175

  • Plaatsingsdatum

  • Sluitingsdatum

  • Locatie Vlissingen

  • Land Nederland

  • Teams Engineering - Shipbuilding

  • Product Group Damen Naval

Company Damen Naval Vlissingen

Functie:analyst r&d project based
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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