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Global Maritime Recruitment

Design Control Team Leader (shipbuilding)

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:South Holland
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#3407

Design Control Team Leader (shipbuilding)

Are you a goal-oriented Team Leader who is passionate about shipbuilding design? Do you want to be part of an enthusiastic team of Engineers, coordinating the design control aspect throughout the engineering and production processes? If so, you just found your next career step!


In this position, you will be responsible for leading a medium to small design control team throughout the basic and detailed engineering phases of specialized complex shipbuilding projects. This role encompasses various aspects such as hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, weight control, noise management or welding and preservation. This is a permanent position based in South Holland.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Manage day-to-day operations, short and medium-term planning of the team.
  • Monitor and control the manhour budget, support progress reports, and deliver high-quality engineering work within schedule and budget.
  • Actively involved in design reviews and coordinate technical support or commissioning activities for contracted projects.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable requirements and specifications.
  • Support the continuous evaluation and improvement of processes within the department.


We are looking for an ambitious Engineer who has experience in coordinating the engineering activities for shipbuilding projects. Furthermore, the following requirements should be met:

  • Professional education on Bachelor or Master level, preferably in Naval Architecture, Marine or Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience.
  • Proven track record of realizing structured work packages within budget and schedule, adhering to good engineering practices and statutory requirements.
  • Strong organization, planning, and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English language. Speaking Dutch is a strong asset.


Our client is a company active in the shipbuilding industry. They design and build various types of ships and they are well-known by their high-quality products. Our client offers an international and professional working environment.


The company offers you all necessary trainings to develop yourself along with 38 holiday days per year. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities. Furthermore, we provide all assistance to candidates who relocate to the Netherlands.

More information

Are you the Design Control Team Leader that we are looking for? Apply directly for this job and send your CV to If you have any other questions before your application, please contact Elena Olteanu at +316 3011 1222. Your information will be treated confidentially!

Please note this position is open only to EU citizens or those in possession of a Dutch work permit.

Applications from other nationalities will not be considered.