Workshop Foreman

Workshop Foreman.

Workshop Foreman






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Are you working as a Workshop Foreman/Supervisor within the machinery 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 Workshop Foreman/Supervisor with experience in engines and turbomachinery.


  • Coordinating and overseeing workshop activities.
  • Supervising the technical tasks performed by Service Engineers.
  • Executing maintenance, overhauls, and repairs of engines and engine components within specified deadlines and quality standards.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in utilizing tools and machines.
  • Ensuring compliance with health, safety, environmental, and quality requirements.
  • Actively participating in toolbox meetings and related gatherings.
  • Adhering to the responsible use of personal protective equipment.
  • Reporting incidents, accidents, and near misses in accordance with established procedures.
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvements and providing recommendations to the Operations Manager Workshop.
  • Maintaining machines and tools, including offering recommendations for replacement or investment.
  • Assisting in the procurement of necessary consumables.

Role Requirements:

  • Possessing a technical background at the MBO working and thinking level.
  • A collaborative team player with openness to diverse opinions.
  • An individual characterized by honesty, reliability, and proactive qualities.
  • Demonstrating leadership experience in a technical organization.
  • Acquainted with machines, tools, and measuring equipment, along with knowledge of diesel engines, fuel pumps, and turbochargers.
  • Exhibiting flexibility and a willingness to work in a small team and potentially in a future 2-shift system.
  • Proficient in both Dutch and English languages, both verbally and in writing.
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Residing in the Rotterdam region.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send me your updated CV to

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

Kieran Mead

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