Senior Project Manager Engineering

Job description

As a Senior Project Manager you will manage a core team of Engineers in Gorinchem and will also be responsible for managing the outsourcing of engineering with internal and external partners. Due to your planning skills these projects will be realized in time, within budget and will comply to all our quality requirements. You will also liaise with engineering partners and maintain contact with the client and the suppliers. Moreover you will ensure that the yard and the relevant classification society have all the information that they require.
In a Multi Disciplinairy team you will manage the assigned portfolio. With your team, you will start up new stock vessels, modify them according to customer specification when sold and will initiate updates and maintenance on standard ship types. Beside the multi project responsibility you are responsible for the development of the team and the engineers in your team.
Your work location will be Gorinchem.
Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and oversee multiple projects with regard to the engineering of a ship, the purchasing of systems or components and the outsourcing of work to subcontractors;
  • Manage engineering in 4 phases: design check, basic engineering, detailed engineering and production support;
  • Manage, supervise and assess an engineering team;
  • Manage Class and national authorities approval process;
  • Provision of engineering support during the construction of the ship;
  • Assess input from our own employees, but also from suppliers and partners;
  • Monitor on quality, progress and costs and prepare status reports.
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering or in Mechanical Engineering
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in managing multiple engineering projects
  • You have experience in managing and coaching a group of engineers
  • You have good communication skills in English
  • You are quality conscious and teamwork is important to you
  • You have good communication skills in managing stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel on a frequent basis.
Department Information
Each cluster has its own engineering department and several cluster- cutting departments such as Engineering Support, Standards, Reproduction and CAD/IFS Support. Engineering is responsible for the creation and management of the engineering packages of the cluster. Engineering means: the production of drawings, engineering calculations, production of technical specifications and construction instructions. This applies for both the naval part (hull, structure, stability, etc.), mechanical part (propulsion, pipe systems, etc.) and Electrical. The Engineering Department is responsible for the design and basic engineering of existing and new ship types, and coordinates and controls the outsourcing of detail engineering undertaken by other Damen establishments, including foreign offices, or by third parties. Each drawing group has access to employees with a naval, mechanical or electrical training (or any specialistic field of expertise).

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

Company description

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem is the headquarters of the Damen Shipyards Group. Gorinchem still functions as a yard but the main activities involve the daily management of the Damen Shipyards Group. Damen Services and the Offshore & Transport division is also located here.

Vacancy details

MC-COM ID #170377
Date Updated Saturday 3 February 2018
Location Netherlands, The
Employment Type Full-time
Education level University
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Engineering
Region Netherlands

Contact details

Company name Damen Shipyards Gorinchem
ContactMs. Rianne Houthuijzen
Telephone +31 183 65 40 40
Fax +31 183 632189

Postbus 1
4200 AA Gorinchem

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