Damen Naval

Team Lead Automation (Schiedam)

mei 01, 2024

Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in The Netherlands, Romania, and Germany. We are the naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs 12,000 professionals globally. Damen Naval designs and builds advanced naval vessels for customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in naval shipbuilding. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?

As the Team Lead Automation (Schiedam) ] at Damen Naval you will be responsible for the Automation part of engineering within our projects. As Team Lead Automation you will be involved in the first (proposal) phase in the project to setup a solid work break down and planning structure for all tasks that belong to the discipline. You will also be leading a small or mid-sized team of (Senior) Automation Engineers during the execution of the project, to deliver the required engineering output. As Team Lead Automation you will be ultimately responsible for the desired quality, timely delivery and reporting to the Project Manager Engineering.

As Team Lead Automation (Schiedam) your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a small or mid-size Electrical & Automation engineering team during the execution of the project.
  • Coaching the Automation engineering team to work according to internal standards.
  • Composing work breakdown structures and assign labour and cost budgets.
  • Delivers quality engineering work on a timely basis to the Project Manager Engineering.
  • Managing vendors and subcontractors to get their timely contribution to the project.
  • Organizing design checks and reviews to guarantee the required quality.
  • Verifying technical performance of vendors and subcontractors.
  • Performing technical analysis on received offers, in close cooperation with the Purchase department.
  • Monitoring and controlling man-hour budget and make progress reports to the Project Manager Engineering.
  • Coordinating technical support or commissioning activities for the project.
  • Ensuring full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by class and customer.

To excel as the Team Lead Automation (Schiedam), you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Technical Automation, or another relevant technical discipline.
  • Minimum of five-year experience in the design of (complex) electrical & automation systems, preferably in ships, offshore or industrial installations.
  • Experience in working in large project environments with high level of complexity and with leading an engineering team up to 10 people.
  • Experienced to work with and manage third-party vendors and subcontractors.
  • Good project management skills and able to structure work packages and get them realized according to contracted planning and labour/cost budgets.
  • Used to work on class-regulated products and with Good Engineering Practices, including quality and budget awareness.
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English language (written and verbal) is essential and German language skills are a plus.
  • Excellent references antecedents as a pre-employment security screening is standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship and passport are both required and candidates with NL/EU (work) visa or with both an EU and non-EU nationality and/or passport are not eligible in accordance with the requirements imposed by the military nature of our projects.

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. We also provide our employees with:

  • A competitive salary and 8% holiday pay.
  • 27 holidays and 13 ADV days.
  • Travel allowance of 23 cents per kilometre.
  • PME-pension arrangement with an employer contribution of 60%.
  • Profit sharing based on company results.
  • Working from home policy and other benefits including a bicycle plan and company fitness.

Are you interested in the position of Team Lead Automation (Schiedam), kindly submit your application along with your CV and motivation letter, along with an indication of:

  • Your (preferred) monthly gross salary based on fulltime work.
  • Availability (fulltime / part-time / number of hours).
  • Notice period / possible starting date.

For more information about the vacancy or Damen Naval, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Naval Career website or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Please note that due to the military nature of our projects, only candidates who have permanent EU nationality can be considered for vacancies at Damen Naval. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to process candidates who (also) have a non-EU passport or nationality. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.

Damen Naval does not approve commercial, contractor and/or agency or other commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and they will not be considered. #LI-DNS1


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