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Damen Naval

De Willem Ruysstraat 99

4381 NK Vlissingen



Mevr. Lizzy Visser

+31 (0)118 48 25 20





Damen Naval - Damen Naval, De Willem Ruysstraat 99, Vlissingen

Einddatum: zondag 06 februari 2022



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 Schiedam. With over 500 professionals and rich tradition of naval shipbuilding with its original roots stemming back more than 150 years. For more than 50 years Damen Naval is 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 naval original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the Netherlands. Damen Naval has delivered more than 420 vessels to satisfied customers all over the world and have earned a reputation for excellence along the way. While taking pride in heritage, Damen Naval is looking towards the future, are you ready for duty?



Damen Naval is continuously improving its designing process and the corresponding yard- and project standards and standardisation methods. Extensive experience from vessel engineering and production feedback is used to keep these standards up to date for new designs. Also (re)new(ed) components and new developed products must be adopted in the standards. To make the correct decisions by the selection and implementation of these (re)new(ed) components internal trade-off studies are necessary. Final decisions in the selection and implementation process are made in close cooperation with the purchase department, the work preparation department and related production departments. Early detailed information of costs in relation to the quality are becoming important.

Another important issue is managing the standards in the new 3DX environment.

Due to the existing way of creating (designing) and releasing of the standards the new 3DX environment requires another way of managing. Research is to be done to discover the most effective process flow for this new future proof way of managing.       

Also the numbers of recourses for the standardisation department and the level of engineers and teamleader(s) including their skills and specialism must be reviewed and advice must be given with regards to the optimal organisation of this department.


The internship focusses on the workflows and future proof organisation of the standardisation department due to the implementation of the new 3DX environment.


The perfect candidate is:

  • A Bachelor or Master student Business Administration.
  • Passionate about ships or shipbuilding.
  • Able to balance level of detail and applicability of tools.
  • Capable of identifying and communicating with multiple stakeholders.
  • Independent, analytical and proactive.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).


As 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.
  • On-going 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 internship position and do you recognise 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.

Please note, that only candidates with an EU citizenship or valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.

Damen Naval does not approve commercial, contractor and/or agency or other commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered.