Senior Marine System Engineer

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Maritime / Shipbuilding


This leading naval architecture and marine engineering company offers services for the energy and defence sectors and are looking for a Marine System Engineer to join them.

They specialize in new vessel design, upgrades, and unique infrastructure. They support investors throughout the project, from concept to completion.

Read below to find out more about your potential mission!


The mission:

  • Conduct concept and feasibility studies for integrating marine equipment and systems.
  • Propose efficient designs and solutions that comply with classification society rules and client specifications.
  • Develop necessary documentation including basis of design, layouts, P&IDs, and calculation reports (pressure drop, heat and mass balance, etc.).
  • Ensure proper integration of equipment within available space, including pipe routing and maintenance considerations.
  • Lead the preparation and coordination of risk analysis, hazardous area definition, and HAZID/HAZOP studies.
  • Oversee the work of draftsmen for accuracy and efficiency.
  • Contribute to a variety of projects including FPSO hull design, marine system retrofits, floating wind infrastructure, and integration of alternative energies.


Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in Marine Engineering or Process Engineering.
  • 8-15 years of experience in a similar marine systems engineering role.
  • Good knowledge of machinery, piping design (P&IDs, specification and calculation)
  • Knowledge of various marine systems (design and operations) (a plus).
  • Proficiency in classification society rules (ABS, BV, DNV), IMO regulations, and international standards.
  • Strong work ethic and team spirit in multicultural environments.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Adaptability to a changing and innovative work environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and report challenges.
  • Fluent in standard and technical English.


If this advertised position interests you, apply now, or get in touch via as CV’s will be immediately reviewed!

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

James Stares

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