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Team Leader Shipbuilding Engineering


Are you an energetic Team Leader Shipbuilding with a clear eye for day-to-day operational & leader engineering activities within the mega yacht sector? Are you ambitious and do you want to work as part of one of the world's leading Yacht Builders?
As Team Leader Shipbuilding, you are responsible for the planning and coordination of all engineering activities related to the Shipbuilding or Outfitting of the assigned project. You are result-orientated, yet also have the charisma to lead your team in a friendly, inspiring, and motivational way. Your goal is to deliver trendsetting yacht designs by delivering projects of high quality.
Furthermore, the Team Leader Shipbuilding has the following tasks:
  • Leading a team of Engineers within the detail engineering department (distributing, controlling and monitoring activities of all team members) for the Shipbuilding or Exterior Outfitting section (railings, hatches, stairs, doors, deck equipment, etc.);
  • Ensuring that the engineering activities are conducted on time and within budget;
  • Setting up the engineering planning and monitoring of the execution of assigned tasks (drawings, calculations, etc.);
  • Providing technical specifications for purchasing materials, equipment and services;
  • Occasionally performing engineering work (drawings, overviews, layouts) as a Head Engineer of the Exterior Outfitting department;
  • Supervising and/or training new employees, interns and trainees. 
The Team Leader Shipbuilding has profound knowledge of lead engineering processes within the Yacht building and experience in guiding a team of Engineers.
Besides this, the Team Leader Shipbuilding meets the following requirements:
  • Relevant higher academic background, e.g. Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding or equivalent;
  • 10+ years of experience in the yacht- or shipbuilding sector with a focus on shipbuilding or outfitting (e.g. windows, stairs, fire & safety plan, etc.);
  • 3+ yrs' experience in a leading / supervising role;
  • Familiarity with classification societies, rules & regulations related to the Yacht building;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Rhinoceros and other operational software (e.g. MS Office package);
  • Innovative, solution oriented, flexible and with excellent communication skills;
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written. Dutch is a big plus! 
For the Team Leader Shipbuilding, we offer a suitable and competitive remuneration package. We would like to discuss this with you in a personal conversation.

Our client is a globally renowned shipyard in southern Netherlands delivering yachts – pieces of art for more than a century. As the yacht builder with the largest facilities in the Netherlands, the company is famous for employing the latest techniques, developing new engineering practices via the R&D department and for being pioneers in improvements in production methods, technology, craftsmanship and finish. 
As a yacht builder with strong history and as part of an internationally successful family business, the yard has become a center of excellence in the engineering and construction of superyachts. As a Shipbuilder, you are part of a dedicated and passionate team committed in delivering on time high engineering quality by cooperating with colleagues from all over the world.
Within this organization, every professional becomes a member of a big family and of a yard with many returning or new clients. Also, with a mindset towards customer care, the organization has a refit department offering repair or full refit services. 
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Middle Point


Since our start in 2007 we have developed into the specialist in recruitment and contracting for the international yachtbuilding, shipbuilding, offshore, hydraulic engineering and maritime industry. As Recruitment Engineers we create with professional passion and commitment the right connection between the possibilities and wishes of engineers and our relations. The engineering of recruitment is our profession in which we see to a well guided acquaintance and cooperation on the basis of our know-how and overview.

Cooperation is also the defining strength of our team. Irrespective of our specialization, focus or role we work together to create the best opportunities and solutions for engineers and organizations. We are Recruitment Engineers!


MVB ID #181067
Plaatsingsdatum woensdag 8 mei 2019
Locatie Middelburg
Dienstverband Voltijd
Opleidingsniveau HBO, WO
Sector Jachtbouw, Scheepsbouw en -reparatie
Functiecategorie Engineering, Management, Naval Architecture
Regio Nederland, Zeeland


Bedrijfsnaam Middle Point
ContactpersoonDhr. Bas Lokhorst
Telefoon +31 6 143 090 34

Transformatorweg 28
1014 AK Amsterdam

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