Career Oppor­tu­ni­ties & Intern­ships in Har­bor & Ter­mi­nal Ser­vices; Ship­build­ing; Yacht Building


Damen is an inter­na­tional ship­yard group. Since 1969 Damen Ship­yards has deliv­ered more than 5,000 ves­sels. On aver­age Damen deliv­ers around 150 ves­sels a year and keeps more than 150 hulls in stock to ensure a short deliv­ery time. Also each year Damen com­pletes more than 1,000 repair jobs.

Damen’s prod­uct range include Har­bor & Ter­mi­nal prod­uct series for Towage and Move­ments & Har­bor Ser­vices; a com­plete range of off­shore sup­port ves­sels; and effi­cient prod­uct ranges to assist the off­shore wind indus­try; secu­rity and patrol ves­sels; pub­lic trans­port ves­sels with state-​of-​the-​art designs; a com­plete range of cargo ves­sels from prod­uct tankers to heavy lift ves­sels; dredger ship­yards; pon­toons and barges; and Yacht­ing prod­uct series con­sist of Lim­ited Edi­tions and Fast Yacht Suppliers.

Damen has more than 6,000 employ­ees and oper­ates glob­ally and work­ing at Damen means work­ing at one of the world’s lead­ing, inter­na­tional ship­build­ing com­pa­nies. Damen not only offers the employ­ees great rewards and ben­e­fits, it also invests in tal­ent and encour­ages ambi­tion. Whether you’re an indus­try new­comer, pro­fes­sional or man­ager, you have plenty of oppor­tu­ni­ties to have a career in the ship­build­ing industry.

DAMEN Group Careers

Interns and Graduates

Damen offers interns and grad­u­ates a nour­ish­ing envi­ron­ment and unlim­ited oppor­tu­ni­ties to develop an excit­ing career in the ship­build­ing indus­try. Com­mer­cially and tech­ni­cally, Damen is one of the lead­ing multi­na­tional com­pa­nies in the mar­itime world. Whether you are study­ing for your bach­e­lors, mas­ters or PhD; or just grad­u­ated, there sev­eral oppor­tu­ni­ties for intern­ships and reg­u­lar careers.

Oppor­tu­ni­ties for Professionals

The oppor­tu­ni­ties vary from tech­ni­cians and sales­men to inno­v­a­tive devel­op­ers and archi­tects. A sam­ple list of job oppor­tu­ni­ties is listed below to give you an idea of what the careers look like:

  • Senior Naval Architect
  • Mas­ter Planner
  • Ship­build­ing Engineer
  • Configuration-​Application Engineer
  • Busi­ness Process Analyst
  • Project Man­ager Inter­na­tional Production
  • Field Ser­vice Engineer
  • Project Engi­neer Services
  • Yard Man­ager
  • Plus more

DAMEN Group Companies


  • Amels: A global brand leader in yacht buildin­gand has launched more than 40 cus­tom yachts.
  • Bodewes Millin­gen: Deliv­ers new­build ves­sels and offers repair works, main­te­nance, con­ver­sions and ser­vices for cus­tomers in the inland sector.
  • Damen Anchor and Chain Fac­tory: A lead­ing sup­plier of marine anchors and anchor chain cables.
  • Damen Dredg­ing Equip­ment: The dredg­ing spe­cial­ist of the Damen Ship­yards Group.
  • Damen Marine Com­po­nents: Spe­cial­ized in design and pro­duc­tion of noz­zles for many types of vessels.
  • Damen Marine Ser­vices: Offers a wide range of ser­vices includ­ing char­ter work­boats, tugs, work­boats and marine.
  • Damen Schelde Gears: A tech­nol­ogy dri­ven com­pany spe­cial­ized in sup­port, con­sul­tancy and prob­lem solv­ing for all the tech­ni­cal and com­mer­cial aspect of gears and other rotat­ing equipment.
  • Damen Schelde Marine Ser­vices: Man­u­fac­ture and sup­ply of diesel engine parts, pri­mar­ily for the mer­chant marine industry.
  • Damen Schelde Naval Ship­build­ing: Spe­cial­ized in the design and con­struc­tion of naval and com­plex com­mer­cial vessels
  • Damen Shiprepair Rot­ter­dam: A lead­ing ship repair and con­ver­sion yard in the Nether­lands and one of the largest in West­ern Europe
  • Damen Ship­yards Bergum: The yard is spe­cial­ized in short­sea cargo ves­sels, oil tankers, large tugs and off­shore vessels.
  • Damen Ship­yards Den Helder: Mainly repair and main­te­nance work although it does han­dle the occa­sional newly built vessel.
  • Damen Ship­yards Gor­inchem: Head­quar­ters of the Damen Ship­yards Group.
  • Damen Ship­yards Hardinxveld: Spe­cial­ized in custom-​built, medium-​sized ves­sels and in gen­eral repairs and main­te­nance of inland and coastal vessels.
  • Damen Trad­ing: Spe­cial­ized in the sale, pur­chase and char­ter­ing of any type of used vessel.
  • Maaskant Ship­yards Stel­len­dam: Mainly focused on build­ing fish­ing vessels.
  • Oran­jew­erf Shiprepair: It is in the fields of ship repair, ren­o­va­tion, mod­i­fi­ca­tion and maintenance.
  • Schelde­poort: It repairs and main­tains all kinds of seago­ing ves­sels and off­shore con­struc­tions, in the dry docks or along­side the quay.
  • Van Brink Rot­ter­dam: One of the largest Damen ship­yards active in repair, main­te­nance, port and voy­age repair, spare parts and anchor and chains supply.


  • Damen Marine Com­po­nents: Spe­cial­ized in the design and pro­duc­tion of noz­zles for many types of vessels.
  • Damen Ship­yards Gdy­nia & Damen Ship­yards Kozle: Spe­cial­izes in build­ing ves­sels designed to the indi­vid­ual wishes and require­ments of the customers.

United King­dom

  • Brix­ham Marine Ser­vices: A marine ser­vice and gen­eral engi­neer­ing company.


  • Damen Ship­yards Galati: Active in the new­build­ing of a wide range of prod­ucts, from off­shore ves­sels and naval ves­sels to spe­cial custom-​made ves­sels, tugs and workboats.


  • Götaverken City­varvet: One of the most straight­for­ward repair com­pa­nies in North­ern Europe.

South Africa

  • Damen Ship­yards Cape Town: Builds ASD Tugs, Stan Tugs and Stan Pon­toons. The yard can build in both steel and alu­minum and the activ­ity is focused on build­ing mono­hulls and multihulls.

United Arab Emirates

  • Alb­wardy Marine Engi­neer­ing: Pro­vides a com­plete pack­age of pro­fes­sional ship repair, ship­build­ing and marine engineering.
  • Damen Ship­yards Shar­jah FZE: The main activ­i­ties of the yard are new­build­ing and ship repair.


  • Naki­lat Damen Ship­yards Qatar: A world-​class and state-​of-​the-​art ship­build­ing facility.


  • Afai South­ern Shipyard
  • Damen Marine Com­po­nents: Spe­cial­ized in the design and pro­duc­tion of noz­zles for many types of vessels.


  • Damen Marine Com­po­nents: Spe­cial­ized in the design and pro­duc­tion of noz­zles for many types of vessels.
  • Damen Ship­yards Changde: Builds tugs, work­boats, high-​speed ves­sels and dredgers for the export mar­ket worldwide.
  • Damen Ship­yards Yichang: The yard spe­cial­izes in build­ing combi-​freighter cargo ves­sels from 8,000dwt to 15,000dwt.
  • Damen Trad­ing Suzhou


  • Damen Song­Cam Shipyard
  • Song Thu Shipyard


  • Damen Schelde Marine Ser­vices Singapore
  • Damen Ship­yards Sin­ga­pore: Main activ­i­ties are relate to new­build­ing and the repair of high-​speed alu­minum vessels.


  • PT Dumas


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