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Seaway 7 - Renewables Business Unit

Seaway 7, the Renewables Business Unit of Subsea 7, is a uniquely capable and experienced partner for the delivery of offshore wind farm projects as well as specialist heavy lifting and cable installation services. With combined expertise in project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, heavy lifting and cable installation services, Seaway 7 delivers these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including EPCI, T&I and BoP (Balance of Plant), to our clients in the offshore Renewables sector.

Seaway 7 provides services supported by four dedicated specialist vessels, augmented by access to vessels from Subsea 7’s fleet which can provide additional asset support when required. The Heavy Lift Vessels Seaway Strashnov and Seaway Yudin, as well as the industry-leading Cable-Lay Vessels Seaway Aimery and Installation Support Vessel Seaway Moxie are dedicated to Seaway 7.

The combination of Heavy Lifting, Offshore Cable installation and EPCI capabilities and expertise, makes Seaway 7 a uniquely capable partner of choice for the delivery of your offshore projects.

Sales Engineer (m/f/d) Germany based

As the Sales Engineer you are responsible for providing the technical input into the Commercial/Tender process, with a focus on managing client expectations and providing technical compliance.

Position overview:

  • Guidance/support/review for the following aspects in the technical support of tendering activity:
    • Preparation of technical solution method statement(s) incl. selection of suitable assets with the support of technical department
    • Taking responsibility for preparation of schedules via Planning section
    • Preparation of technical qualifications/deviations and clarifications
    • Completion of engineering calculations (where appropriate/suitable)
    • Preparation of responses to technical clarifications following tender submittal
  • Prepare all relevant technical documents relevant for handover of projects that have been won to the Operations Department
  • Coordinate with the procurement department for the creation of technical requests for sub-contracted work and assisting the procurement department in analyzing offers from sub-contractors
  • Warrant that the engineering procedures/plans comply with contractual- industry- and local requirements
  • Preparing scopes for subcontracts and review and evaluate subcontracts
  • Identify and arrange project equipment/materials requirements
  • Develop plans and procedures to improve existing engineering processes, procedures and working methods
  • Contributing creative and innovative ideas to ensure the most competitive offer and the most efficient and safe method of execution
  • Supporting other persons from time to time as required by Tender Manager


Authority / Dimensions:

  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7's Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the relevant Function
  • For level of authority see Expenditure and Authorization Specification


Key qualifications/experience:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Offshore, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering
  • 0 – 5 years relevant experience in the marine/offshore sector
  • Excellent oral and written communicative skills in the English language, preferably also German language
  • Knowledge of relevant rules and regulations for offshore industry
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience in engineering and design using CAD software
  • Pro-active and costumer orientated
  • Team player (Helping, listening and supporting colleagues)
  • Efficient communicator and hands-on
  • Structured way of working