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

Project Engineer (1 fte)

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

Project Engineer (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 150 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.

The Shared Resources Department supports colleagues Company wide, both in the offices and at sea. Professionals with specialist backgrounds provide guidance and support, implement, monitor and develop Group-wide systems, tools and policies.

The Performance & Engineering (P&E) team consists of two Engineers, tasked with the mission of identifying ways to improve energy efficiency on board Vroon-operated vessels. A variety of tools are utilised to monitor vessel energy performance. In close cooperation with colleagues from our Ship Management and Operations Departments, as well as crew on board our vessels, the P&E team investigates and proposes possible improvements in energy efficiency.

What will you do?
As Project Engineer, you investigate existing and new vessel requirements, for example ballast-water or ship-recycling regulations. You research, compare and advise on best practices and cost-effective solutions, support our technical staff with implementation, both in the office and on board, and monitor fleet-wide compliance.
You represent the Company in relevant industry committees.
In this position, you report to the Group Technical Manager.

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 team, you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • A salary in line with the market;
  • A wide range of development opportunities, including a (free) training program and an annual personal budget of € 2.500,- net 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.

Who are we looking for?
Our preferred candidate has:

  • A Maritime Bachelor’s/Master’s degree;
  • A minimum of one to two years’ relevant experience in a similar position, preferably including seagoing experience;
  • Proven project-management skills;
  • Analytical and critical problem-solving abilities;  
  • Good commercial awareness;
  • The ability to manage and co-ordinate multiple projects;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and reporting skills in English are essential.

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 Director Shared Resources, Leon van Duivendijk,
(T: +31 76 2068 100).
Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to careers@vroon.nl

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