Project Engineer

Praxis Automation Technology B.V.
Branche / Vakgebied
Research and Development, Shipping management


Are you a technical talent, and do you want to strengthen our Engineering team? Then we are looking for you!

Project Engineer (m/v)

We are looking for a project engineer to join our team of engineers responsible for a wide range of maritime automation systems. You will work together with the sales, production and innovation departments and report to the Project Engineering Manager.


  • Project management and engineering from specification to delivery and sea-trials
  • Daily interaction with colleagues from sales, drawing, production and test departments
  • Communicating with customers about project specific details
  • Addressing challenges that might arise during the project in close co-operation with the customer
  • Generating project specific documentation like drawings and protocols
  • Hardware and software configuration and testing for each system
  • Organizing the factory acceptance test (FAT) together with the classification society and the customer
  • Commissioning of the systems remote or on site
  • After sales and customer support
  • Supporting the development of all our products in all aspects

We are looking for

  • • Technical bachelor’s degree, preferably in automation, electrical engineering or automotive
  • A beginner or someone with several years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in developing and maintaining good relationships with clients is a plus
  • Affinity with automation, PLC-programming for control of machinery
  • Customer oriented attitude • Good communication skills
  • Ability to travel abroad • Good analytical skills
  • Team player and a positive attitude

We offer

  • A job in a dynamic and very international environment
  • An informal, collegial atmosphere
  • A team of enthusiastic colleagues
  • A competitive salary and a good secondary employment package

Who we are

Founded in 1965 in Leiderdorp, The Netherlands, Praxis Automation Technology is a manufacturer and supplier of automation, navigation and hybrid propulsion systems for sea going vessels.

Our passion for shipping and technology is the engine of our company. We offer high-quality innovative systems that use the very latest technologies. A key strength is being able to convert the wishes and needs of our customers into a tailormade quality systems, our company is a trendsetter in sustainable innovations.
We supply our products to international shipyards, ship owners and system integrators and serve them via our selected global network of service and maintenance points. With more than 70 employees in the Netherland and a network of worldwide sales and service locations, Praxis has built a reputation as a solid partner and we are market-leading in our field. The high-quality knowledge and experience of our employees is the driving force that pushes us forward to reach new achievements. We distinguish ourselves through the involvement of our people. We take each other into account and we are always open to feedback. In short: a pleasant environment to work in!


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