Job description

Combat Systems Manager


  • Salary 22,000 € - 44,000 € gross per month
  • Provincie Zuid-Holland


In this challenging position you will be responsible for the technical leadership and execution of the engineering, testing and integration phases for Combat Systems projects for vessels. You will coordinate activities related to newbuilding projects but also maintenance or refits. You will be responsible of projects from the sales / proposal starting point until delivery and warranty period. This way, you will cover the engineering phase, the systems integration, the production, the commissioning and the testing phases of projects. This position is based in the Netherlands.
Your daily tasks include:
• Give competitive leadership and performance in order to deliver quality engineering products on time.
• Provide new ideas regarding approach, process and methodology while preserving the current ones.
• Take care of projects making sure they are done within schedule, quality and costs and according to requirements and specifications from the client.
• Increase the overall productivity of the Combat Engineering group.
• Monitor the daily work and plan long-term activities for the department.
• Manage all aspects of the product life cycle.
• Have a hand in design review and approvals together with project teams and suppliers.

Who we are looking for:
To be successful in this role we require the following requirements:
• MSc degree in Electrical Engineering or similar.
• At least 10 years of work experience leading engineering staff and complete projects.
• At least 5 years of experience managing subcontractors in the Combat systems industry.
• Experience in engineering and integration of Combat systems in vessels.
• Experience in complex project environments.
• Excellent leadership and planning capabilities.
• Good command of the English language both written and spoken.

What you can expect:
• Permanent job within a leading shipbuilding company in the Netherlands.
• An excellent package of benefits.
• The ability to work in a challenging international work environment.
• Salary up to 80.000 € gross per year.
• Lease car.

How to apply:
Our Client:
Our client is a leading company in the shipbuilding industry. The company is based in The Netherlands, but it has shipyards all over the world. They design and build various types of ships. Our client offers an international and professional working environment.
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About the company

U-People B.V. is an experienced Staffing and Recruitment agency for technical professionals on BSc and MSc level. We maintain valuable contacts with leading companies in the Netherlands. For our clients we are continuous looking for Engineering professionals for long term projects or permanent jobs within the shipbuilding industry, aerospace, automotive and the general technical production technology
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