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We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

QA Manager Vroon Offshore Services (1 fte)

We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

QA Manager Vroon Offshore Services (1 fte)

With headquarters located in Breda (the Netherlands), Vroon employs about 3,000 professionals in offices around the world and on board a diverse fleet of approximately 140 vessels, including about 100 offshore vessels. The Company is active - through various subsidiaries and under different brand names - in the following business segments: livestock carriers; offshore-support vessels; offshore maintenance and engineering services; dry-cargo vessels; container vessels; product tankers; high-heat tankers; car carriers and vessel-management services.
From our Breda head office, approximately 120 staff support the Company’s activities.


Tasks and responsibilities
As QA Manager for Vroon Offshore Services you are responsible for maintaining the Safety Management System (SMS) and coordinating the overall quality assurance. A few of your tasks will be:

  • Assist in the implementation and the management of various procedures and programs including ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environmental) and ISO45001 Occupational Health and safety programs;
  • Maintaining and developing the offshore QA system;
  • Reviewing and developing processes to assurance compliance and conformance to local, national and international maritime regulations;
  • Coordinate and monitor internal and external vessel and office audits;
  • Coordinate Management Review meetings;
  • Ensure all services meet internal and external customer needs and expectations to fulfil company objectives;

The QA Manager reports to the Director Ship Management of Vroon Offshore Services.


What do we offer?
We believe that to be an employer of choice, we need to take care of our employees. This is why, if you join our Company, you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • A salary in line with the market;
  • A wide range of development opportunities, including a (free) training programme and a yearly personal budget that can be used for your own personal and professional development goals;
  • A company restaurant, in which it is a pleasure to have lunch or conduct meetings.


What are we looking for?
Our preferred candidate:

  • Has a minimum educational level Higher Technical Vocational Training, direction Engineering / Quality Management;
  • Has a minimum of 4 years relevant work experience in the maritime / industrial arena;
  • Has an excellent knowledge of ISO, SMS and other related quality systems;
  • Has the ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations, management system standards, common maritime publications/journals and legal documents;
  • Has good knowledge of MS Office, including Excel and Powerpoint;
  • Has experience with document handling systems;
  • Is able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of onshore and offshore employees and managers within our organisation;
  • Has excellent English communication skills in speaking and writing;
  • Is willing to travel;
  • Preferably has maritime experience;
  • Is safety-minded, good at building relationships and problem-solving.

Only candidates eligible to live and work in the EU will be considered for this role.

Job information:

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For more information, please contact our HR Officer, Jeanine de Bruijn (+31 762068292).
Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to careers@vroon.nl.

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