Vacature Control Engineer

Vacature Control Engineer

Locatie

Nieuwegein, Netherlands

Over de Vacature Control Engineer

Are you ambitious? Do you want to work on a remarkable project that no one else has done before? And do you have a technical MSc background? This might be your dreamjob!


Together with one more control engineer, you will be working in a young start-up shipyard on the first autonomous mooring system on a ship for the leisure industry. 

Dit verwachten wij van jou als Control Engineer

  • You have a strong, critical and independent personality. 

  • You are able to defend and justify your choices at every step of the design process against critical questions. 

  • You have MSc level knowledge in most of the following subjects

  • Fluid Dynamics

  • Dynamical Systems - Control Systems

  • Programming

  • You have experience with, or you want to learn about Matlab and Simulink. 

  • You want to learn some auxiliary skills regarding the use of Linux, programming in C/C++ (If you prefer, python3 is also possible) and finally using ROS2 and git

Note: it is not required to have all the listed skills, we do not expect a starter to posses this many skills that early in his/her career. However, a desire to fill your gaps in knowledge is a requirement instead. We will teach you the rest.

Dit ga je doen als Control Engineer

  • Develop an autonomous mooring system for a 27,5 luxury sailing yacht

  • Work in a small team with one more control engineer

  • Learn at a rapid pace the deeper mechanics of a ship’s motion 

  • Provide solid reasoning as to why your modelling technique has provided good results in the past (literature) and will provide good results when we test it in the end 

  • Eventually be(come) an expert in ship dynamics and control

Dit krijg je als Control Engineer

  • We will provide you with a RC-model of our TC90 sailing yacht. This will function as your testing platform and for validation purposes of your dynamical model. Later on, after having designed a controller, then the RC-model will also feed your controller localisation data. 

  • Office desk with a computer

  • Travel allowance

  • 27 holidays and 13 days of reduction in working hours (ATV-dagen)

  • Unlimited coffee

Achtergrond van Vacature Control Engineer

As a subsidiary company of GBS International, Shipborn is a young start-up shipyard located in Nieuwegein building luxury sailing yachts for the high-end market. The focus of our shipyard is to produce high-tech sailing yachts capable of full autonomy. Currently, construction is underway on the TC90. A 90-foot sailing yacht focusing on a classical wooden interior design.


We have made a three videos of our progress so far. Watch the clips here, here and here


The team consists of 5 full-time employees and a hand full of interns or part-timers. All of whom are in their twenties. All the people working at the company are very into sailing, windsurfing or kite-surfing. Your colleague is a TU-Delft Electrical Engineering graduate who specialised into control systems and is now a full-time employee of Shipborn.

Greetings and hopefully see you soon,

Team Shipborn

Solliciteer op de Vacature Control Engineer

We vinden het belangrijk om een goed beeld te krijgen van wie je bent en wat je graag doet. Je motivatie hoeft dus niet formeel, maar geef ons een idee van wie de persoon achter het CV is.