Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager.

Engineering Manager





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Are you working as a Technical/Engineering Manager within the Maritime industry? Are you looking for a new opportunity and challenge? If so, I might have the perfect position for you!

I am recruiting for a leading Maritime company based in the Netherlands and they are looking for a Technical/Engineer Manager on a permanent basis.


  • Offer technical assistance to project managers, sales engineers, account managers, and field engineers.
  • Oversee the management and development of technical services personnel and payroll field engineers in the Safety & Environment division, following the guidance of the Technical Director Safety & Environment:
    • Provide guidance and direction to Safety & Environment Engineers.
    • Conduct training and coaching sessions for all Engineers.
    • Assign tasks, assess Safety & Environment Engineers, and provide mentorship.
    • Exercise day-to-day leadership, ensuring accountability to expectations and KPI results for Engineers and Support Engineers.
    • Take charge of recruiting and retaining payroll Safety & Environment Engineers.
  • Enforce and adhere to policies and procedures for field services, Quality, and HSE in Safety & Environment operations, as guided by the Technical Director Safety & Environment:
    • Implement and maintain day-to-day compliance with QHSE and quality standards (ISO9001-2015) among Safety & Environment technical staff.
    • Collaborate with internal teams and partners to minimize defects and reduce the cost of poor quality, implementing continuous improvement processes.
    • Analyze and address quality issues/complaints through the introduction of corrective and preventive actions.
  • Oversee and support various aspects of modernizations and more intricate repair projects, including design, estimation, quoting, material procurement, customization, assembly, supply, and installation.
  • Act as a technical expert representative in interactions with teams, clients, and provide support to operations, spares, sales, and marketing teams on technical matters related to Safety & Environment.
  • Facilitate the onboarding of new Engineers to the Safety & Environment technical team.
  • Collaborate with the HR department in recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and onboarding new field engineers.
  • Participate in the out-of-hours service technical support rotation.

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) (EQF 6/7) in Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics / Engineering.
  • Proven experience as a senior service engineer is desirable.
  • Minimum 6 years relevant experience within the maritime industry.
  • Minimum 2 years of management experience.
  • Excellent reading and writing skills in English, plus a second relevant language (preferably Dutch).

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Kieran Mead

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