Do you have a keen interest in working in a dynamic operational environment and traveling around the world? You might be just the one we are looking for!

Our heavy lift vessels (semi-submersible dock ships & wide deck carriers) ship the kind of cargo that doesn’t fit on a regular cargo vessel. Think of topsides, monopiles for offshore wind turbines, mega yachts, naval equipment, and refinery modules. Knowledge of the maritime sector, engineering and vessel maintenance management are needed to ensure we are compliant and operating safely around the world. And that’s where you come in. As a Cargo Superintendent at Roll Group, you make it happen. You’ll be part of a company that is making a difference by moving the transition of energy and industry around the globe.

The Cargo Superintendent (CSI) prepares and executes all cargo-related operations for projects assigned to the CSI. The primary mission is to manage and supervise the port calls to ensure that the operations are being conducted safely and, in all aspects, efficient way.


Roll Group is a renowned provider of project logistics services specializing in heavy cargo transport and lifting, both on land and at sea. Our mission is to deliver the best-engineered heavy lift transport and installation solutions in a safe, efficient, and sustainable manner, adding value to our client's projects. With a global presence and a focus on the Middle East, North America, and Asia, we operate with cutting-edge technology and a dedicated team. As a Marine Engineer at Roll Group, you make it happen. Based in Capelle aan den IJssel, you’ll be part of a company that is making a difference by moving the transition of energy and industry around the globe.

Your role

  • Prepare all cargo related operations. The preparations include but are not limited to Loading and discharging feasibility check (tide, quay, bollards, fenders etc.) ballast, and stability calculation;
  • Loading, discharging, and sea-fastening plans;
  • Coordinate the required activities, equipment, and resources for the planned cargo operations;
  • Provide the parties involved for each project with the applicable documents, plans and drawings;
  • Arrange and perform the required project, and safety meetings on site;
  • Execute the planned loading, sea-fastening, and discharging operations on board the vessels;
  • Report all on site activities during preparation, loading, sea-fastening, and discharging;
  • Issue CSI reports and address lessons learned to the Head of Operations;
  • Evaluate operational feasibility for bids and tenders, including cost elements for the Commercial department.

Your qualifications

  • Higher Vocational Education (Maritime Officer, Mechanical Engineering, or similar);
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a similar position;
  • Competent user of Microsoft office and GHS software is beneficial.

Requirements for success

We are looking for a person who:

  • Can demonstrate leadership in safety and quality aspects of the role;
  • Is well versed in maritime operations and heavy lift industry;
  • Has ship knowledge (in the broad sense of the word): Construction of ships, ballast and propulsion systems, cranes, hatches/pontoons;
  • Has sea-fastening / lashing of cargo (practical knowledge but also being able to make basic calculations);
  • Knows cranes handling (lifting loads, lashing loads, basic knowledge of lifting equipment);
  • Can plan and organize of activities about loading/unloading and sea-fastening;
  • Has knowledge of stowage plans (making and changing on site if necessary);
  • Has stability knowledge (being able to make calculations, but also being able to estimate what is feasible and what is not), knowledge of GHS is a plus;
  • Is an excellent team player that communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Can work independently and organized within tight time frames;
  • Is willing to share knowledge, experience and eager to explore innovative solutions;
  • Is Flexible, willing to adapt, embracing change and continual improvement;
  • Is willing to travel (normal circumstances 100-120 day per year).

What we offer

Challenging and varied work (full-time) at a fast-growing international company. With plenty of flexibility and freedom, including 2 days of hybrid working a week. We offer a good salary (based on your knowledge, and experience), 8.33% holiday pay and a monthly contribution to your health insurance (EUR 110 gross and EUR 20 nett). In addition, you participate in our Roll Group bonus scheme, a non-contributory pension and premium-free invalidity insurance. You’ll also get 28 days of annual leave, and we offer free lunch at work.

Working for us

At Roll Group, we offer our clients full-service factory-to-foundation solutions on land and at sea. While we operate internationally, we are still relatively small, so there’s plenty of room for your ideas. You’ll work with a tight-knit and enthusiastic team in a cooperative work environment, with many opportunities to develop and grow.

Our selection process

The recruitment procedure will include two face-to-face interviews, possibly back-to-back. Your terms of employment and benefits package will be discussed at a subsequent meeting. We aim to finalize the entire process within 3 weeks.

We want to hear from you

You’re one click away from a career filled with excitement and opportunity. Send us your application via the button to the right. If you have any questions about the position, don’t hesitate to contact Phuong Nguyen +31 (0)6 21395419 or [email protected].

Recruitment by commercial agencies concerning this vacancy is not appreciated