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Global Maritime Recruitment

Engineering Support Manager (shipbuilding)

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:South Holland
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#3504

Engineering Support Manager (shipbuilding)

Are you a skilled engineering professional with a talent for leading teams and optimizing support services? Do you have a passion for driving innovation in engineering processes? If so, please take a closer look at this position!


As Engineering Support Manager, your main responsibilities include leading and directing the Engineering Support subdepartment to ensure the successful execution and delivery of engineering support services. This involves strategic leadership, people management, resource allocation, process optimization, and tool proficiency. Additionally, you will contribute to broader engineering and proposal projects.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Plan and allocate resources for project teams to ensure they have the necessary capabilities.
  • Manage activities to meet schedules, quality standards, and cost constraints.
  • Collaboration with internal teams and external suppliers to achieve strategic goals.
  • Track and enhance the performance of the group, creating a cohesive and productive team.
  • Suggest and implement improvements for operating plans, policies, and procedures to meet business goals.
  • Provide expert support for proposals and participate in design reviews with project teams and suppliers.
  • Support the development, transfer, and retention of knowledge within the department.


For the Engineering Support Manager, we are looking for candidates with previous experience in engineering, manufacturing, and integration of complex systems, preferably mechanical and/or maritime, for new ship builds. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • BSc or MSc degree in a relevant technical field.
  • At least ten years of relevant experience with a variety of engineering concepts and practices.
  • Proficiency in management principles and techniques, particularly in financial and contract management.
  • Strong command of both English and Dutch, both written and oral.


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.

More information

Are you the Engineering Support Manager that we are looking for? You can reach me by calling +316 3011 1222 or sending me an e-mail to If you are sure that you are the person we are looking for, please send your CV to my e-mail address. Your details 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.