Mechanical Engineer (Floating Wind)

Find yourself amongst innovators and entrepreneurs in a rapidly evolving project team with a common vision: to develop disruptive foundations, installation methods and equipment that unlock the full potential of floating wind and ocean energy technologies.

IQIP is the global leading supplier of foundation and installation equipment for the Offshore Wind, Oil&Gas, Decommissioning and Coastal & Civil markets. Building upon a demonstrated history of solving innovative challenges, we are determined to continuously develop innovative foundation designs and installation methods that disrupt the market. Today, with the ever-increasing demand for floating wind, IQIP is looking for engineers to develop installation equipment for safe, rapid-to-install and low-cost foundation solutions. Especially with hundreds of these technologies being installed in harsh sea conditions and remote locations far from other infrastructure, we are developing a plug-and-play anchor solution across various soil conditions.

You will be working with our dedicated team located at NEXT Delft, you will work on the development of new installation equipment with the design of numerous structures, power and drive systems, and components that must withstand extreme loads. Starting from scratch, you employ a ground-up, fundamental physics approach to problem solving and eventually own hardware through the product life cycle (design, analyse, build and test). Meanwhile, you interact daily with the multi-disciplinary team to constantly evaluate how equipment fits into the larger picture in relation to the foundation and installation methods. Hence, you thrive in a creative and collaborative environment in which the best ideas may change direction regularly.

Your profile:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Mechanical, Offshore or related engineering field;
  • You are not afraid to share bold ideas and take ownership of your work.
  • You employ competent use of judgment, calculations by hand and FEA for machine design, and have affinity and some experience with SolidEdge;
  • You are knowledgeable in mechanical and structural design, power and drive systems, material selection, testing methods, and common machining and fabrication processes and eager to expand into new fields and learn new skills and techniques.
  • You have a professional command of the Dutch and/or English language in both speaking and writing.

Our offer: 

  • Monthly salary depending on level and expertise. (CAO Metalektro) 
  • 8% holiday allowance, paid annually. 
  • 27 paid annual leave days + 13 additional days. 
  • Competitive benefits such as travel expenses, telephone, laptop, educational opportunities, pension. 
  • Location: Delft (NLD) (working at the office). 

About Working at IQIP 

Our greatest passion is technology, and we are deeply committed to our clients’ projects and the sustainable solutions we achieve. No challenge is too big, and by sharing and combining our knowledge, we always provide a solution. We offer innovative and high-quality equipment, and with our expertise and service, we make the difference. Together, we are building the world for future generations. 

Safety is a top priority, and everyone’s unique talents contribute to our success. Do you want to be part of our story? Let’s build the world of tomorrow together. 

To apply for the role please send a complete CV and a motivational letter to Kim Dingerdis via the following email address: Should you have any questions before sending your details, you can also call her on +31625124178 during working hours, Monday – Friday.

Mechanical Engineer (Floating Wind)
Location: Delft
Department: Floating Wind
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full-Time
Reference: R0006002
Published: 29-02-2024

For questions please contact Kim Dingerdis.

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