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Project Manager Engineering


As Project Manager Engineering you manage and control the whole engineering process for the construction of a new yacht from concept to warranty. You work in a matrix organisation and report to both to the shipyard’s Project Manager and head of engineering.

Your role is set in a multidisciplinary technical environment, therefore it is essential that you communicate efficiently within de project team, with the client( future vessel owner) and with  the shipyard.

Duration / rotation


Tasks and Responsibilities

As Project Manager Engineer you:

  • Initiate, guide and monitor the required engineering packet.  The engineering package shall be conform with:
    • The Client’s specification
    • The contract
    • Applicable legislation
    • Design requirements
    • Yard norms
  • Have ultimate responsibility for the engineering schedule and budget
  • Take all required actions to ensure quality and schedule are met.
  • Are the main contact point regarding all engineering aspects for both the Client and for all internal departments / reporting lines
  • Coordinate the flow of information between the different departments and with the Client
  • Identify and mitigate risk
  • Identify and change orders and quantify their impact


You should have the following Profile:

  • Graduated in Mechanical or Maritime Engineering or similar (Master);
  • Min. 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager Engineer in Yacht Building or equal level expertise;
  • Good working knowledge of the English language;
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations such as Lloyds and CISR
  • Knowledge of 2D/ 3D package, PLM / ERP software and office packages


  • Good communication skills;
  • Team player with coaching skills
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Flexible;
  • Presentable;
  • Analytical/problem solving capability

Daniele Kooter
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