FAT Coordinator


Marine Engineering, Office

Full Time

€4000 - €5500


Help verify that newly manufactured and packaged equipment meets its intended purpose. The FAT Coordinator validates the operation of the equipment and makes sure the customers’ purchase order specifications and all other requirements have been met.

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Job description

Our client is a Dutch shipbuilder of navy vessels, with customers all over the world. For their office in Vlissingen, we are looking for a FAT Coordinator.

The role
The FAT Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that:
  • FATs are scheduled appropriately and performed to the schedule
  • All involved personnel are notified of the test schedule and any deviations from the schedule
  • Tests are fully attended by the required personnel, also from regulatory authorities and other involved companies
  • Test results have been obtained, and appropriately recorded in accordance with the test specification
  • Test results are stored and distributed to the specified recipients
Key accountabilities
  • Monitor (preventively) and register whether suppliers meet the requirements for delivery times
  • Visit suppliers and factories, to prevent or limit delivery times as much as possible
  • Responsible for the FAT coordination and long- and short-term FAT-planning
  • Devise procedures to inspect and report quality issues
  • Monitor all operations from basic engineering up to and including delivery of equipment that affects the quality
  • Supervise and guide inspectors, technicians, and other staff
  • Assure the reliability and consistency of production at supplier and their sub-suppliers by checking processes and final output
  • Report all malfunctions by collecting and analysing quality data
  • Keep records of quality reports, statistical reviews, and relevant documentation
  • Ensure all legal standards and record whether the technical specification requirements are met
  • Communicate, instruct, and advise external quality assurance officers during on-site inspections
  • Organising interim and final inspections with the necessary documents, inviting final customers, coordinating with class offices
  • Communicate directly with the end customer
  • Create test protocols and -reports

Job requirements

As FAT Coordinator, you need to have:
  • MBO-4 or Bachelor degree in a relevant technical discipline and quality control certification (ISO 9000 etc.) is a plus
  • Multiyear work experience as quality assurance manager or another relevant role
  • Thorough knowledge of methodologies of quality assurance and standards
  • Competencies: great attention to detail, result-driven approach, excellent organizational and leadership abilities, reliable and trustworthy
  • Technical knowhow: shipbuilding and building-strategy, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical knowledge, basic knowhow Noise & Vibration, basic welding and conservation and materials technology including NDT (preferentially certified ISO 9712)
  • EU citizenship or EU work visa is required
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

Our offer

  • Salary: up to € 5500,- gross per month, depending on experience
  • Annual leave: 27 days per year
  • ADV hours: 13 days per year with the option to sell these in exchange for a maximum of 5% more salary (0.383% per day)
  • Travel costs: € 10 per month for the first 10 km, then 0.19 cents per km. A T-tag is issued for employees who use the Westerscheldetunnel for commuting
  • Collective Labor Agreement: Collective Labor Agreement Metalektro applies
  • Pension: Compulsory participation in the PME pension scheme
  • Premium distribution: employer 50% and employee 50%
  • Profit-sharing: If the results of the company give reason to do so

Company description

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