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For our office in Krimpen aan de Lek / Hardinxveld-Giessendam we are looking for an enthusiastic, communicative and experienced Project Manager (40 hours).

The Project Manager is responsible for the progress, execution and financial results of his projects. This includes, among other things, coordination and monitoring of the progress of engineering activities, production- and delivery planning for the benefit of our customers.

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Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Coordinates, guides, directs, supervises and monitors projects in all aspects from start to finish for the benefit of our customers;

  • Coordinates the progress of all engineering activities and checks the availability of technical drawings and revisions if any; is responsible for timely submission of the correct drawings for classification;

  • Controls (indirectly) the progress of production and of the warehouse and supervises projects with regard to production- and delivery planning, partly through coordination with the purchasing department;

  • Monitors additional work and is responsible for pre- and post-calculations, the administrative processing and invoicing of projects (use of the ERP system) and ensures proper completion and communication with all parties involved;

  • Ensures correct and regular coordination of delivery agreements with the customer and a satisfactory handling in accordance with the contract.


  • Bachelor Mechanical Engineering or similar, supplemented with relevant training courses such as purchasing, work preparation, project-/supply chain management or similar;
  • Experience with contracts in English is desirable (contract clauses, technical specifications, sales & delivery conditions, bank guarantees, letters of credit);
  • At least 5 years of work experience in a similar position, preferably a technical background in the maritime sector;
  • Familiar with common metal work, knowledge of hydraulic, electrical and electronic installations is an advantage;
  • Result-oriented, a  "leader" with initiative and management skills; good commercial attitude, social and communicative skills, a team player;
  • Mastery of Dutch and English, German is an advantage;
  • B Driver’s license.

An assessment and pre-employment screening will be part of the application process.

We offer

  • Salary and benefits in accordance with education and work experience;
  • A pleasant, informal working atmosphere in an international environment;
  • A varied function in a dynamic, rapidly growing organization with an open-door culture and excellent possibilities for further individual development.

Company Information

Working from various locations world-wide, Damen Marine Components is specialized - for all types of vessels - in the design and production of state-of-the-art propeller nozzles, special towing winches, rudders and rudder installations as well as steering- and hydraulic-systems.  
Product quality in compliance with regulations of all classification societies, safety and a 24-hour world-wide service are typical aspects of our client focused orientation. 
Nb. Van der Velden Marine Systems is our trade name.

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Ron Adriaans

Sr. HR Consultant

+31 (0) 180 511 577


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