Outfitting Integration Lead


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: Lead a team of outfitting engineers in shipbuilding projects 

Projects: Complex defense & security vessels

Company: Naval shipbuilder, part of a global established group

Main requirements: Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of experience, Offshore or shipbuilding industry experience, Proficiency with Cadmatic or Catia

Your opportunity

As a Team Lead, you will be leading a team of outfitting engineers on various levels and you will report to the project manager of engineering. You will be working on shipbuilding projects and ensuring that the project meets the quality standards. You will plan and manage the budgets, coordinate with vendors, and ensure compliance with the regulations. 

What you will do

  • Lead a team of outfitting engineers on shipbuilding projects
  • Ensure that outsourced engineering meets quality standards
  • Effectively plan work and manage budgets
  • Complete engineering tasks according to schedule and requirements
  • Supervise the team's use of Cadmatic and Catia
  • Coordinate with vendors and subcontractors, assess offers, and review designs
  • Monitor project progress and report to the Project Manager
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and standards
  • Contribute to the development of departmental standards and methodologies

Where you will work

This close client of ours is the leading Dutch developer and builder of marine defense systems. With a strong engineering and yard team, they deliver world-class complex naval ships to navies worldwide. In the current geopolitical climate, the organization is expanding significantly and providing excellent opportunities for professional growth

  • New technologies galore: state-of-the-art naval technology, digital twinning, virtual reality, and more!
  • Well-established shipyard with a long-lasting track record, part of a global shipbuilding group
  • Excellent market outlook: order book filled way into the 2030s and still more projects expected
  • Cooperating with knowledgeable colleagues, learning and sharing insights

What you already have

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field with over 5 years of experience in outfitting engineering
  • Proficiency in Cadmatic or Catia, with experience in ship or offshore contexts
  • Experience in leading engineering teams and managing work packages
  • Understanding of SOLAS, Lloyds Register, and DNV regulations
  • Familiarity with vendors, subcontractors, and quality assurance practices
  • Clean background check is required
  • EU citizenship and passport are necessary

Your benefits

  • Enjoy your time off: 40 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary: based on expertise starting from 52K gross per year
  • Stay safe during business trips: Business Travel Insurance
  • Paid commuting and interview cost
  • Spreek Nederlands! Basic Dutch course, so you will understand Dutch jokes during coffee breaks
  • Meet new friends: we invite you to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.    
  • Make yourself at home: we fully support your relocation & registration process

Sounds interesting?

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