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 Team Lead Manufacturing Engineering and Production.

The role
As Team Lead Manufacturing Engineering and Production, you will be responsible for providing functional leadership to a group of Manufacturing Engineering (ME) professionals in the Project Department, or a team of (senior) supervisors in the Production Department. Your primary objective will be to lead and ensure that the team have the necessary resources and knowledge to effectively carry out Manufacturing Engineering and Production activities. The Manufacturing Engineering discipline focuses on maximizing efficiency and effectiveness by analysing equipment layout, workflow, and assembly methods for one of the four-yard manufacturing disciplines: Hull, Piping, Outfitting, and Mechanical. Additionally, you will serve as the go-to person for all production-related disciplines and play a pivotal role in advising other departments, including Engineering and Purchasing. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience, preferably in the (naval) shipbuilding industry, along with knowledge of PDM software and computer-aided design tools such as Cadmatic and Inventor.
Key accountabilities
  • Leading and coaching a medium to large-sized manufacturing engineering team in naval vessel manufacturing projects and conducting appraisals or providing input to appraisals.
  • Participating in and supervising a manufacturing engineering team to optimize the vessel manufacturing process.
  • Leading and coaching a production team in production activities.
  • Managing team resource planning, ensuring that all members possess the required capabilities, and measuring/driving internal performance across all aspects of the team.
  • Managing multiple internal stakeholders, such as other teams and departments, to ensure the execution and quality of assigned projects within agreed schedules, required quality standards, and budgetary constraints.
  • Developing and implementing necessary policies and procedures to ensure that the team achieve its business objectives.

Job requirements

  • Bsc+ degree in a Technical discipline
  • Relevant experience in Production processes within the shipbuilding industry.
  • Experience in leading a team of specialists, preferably in the (naval) shipbuilding industry.
  • Proficiency in PDM software and computer-aided design tools, such as Cadmatic and Inventor.
  • English and preferably also Dutch language skills, both written and verbal.
  • Due to the military nature of the projects, applicants from outside the EU will not be considered
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

Our offer

  • Salary depending on experience
  • Annual leave: 27 days plus 13 days ADV
  • Travel costs: € 10 per month for the first 10 km, then € 0.19 per km
  • Pension benefit: employer 50% and employee 50%

Company description

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