About us

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu) started with ship repair activities in the Willemstad harbor as from February 1st, 2017.  The Damen Group offers her customers 16 repair and conversion yards worldwide. DSCu currently has two graving docks, two floating docks and 1.5 kilometers of quay to service its international customers with high quality service.

The role

The Steel Coordinator is responsible for ensuring optimal preparation, execution and realization of the work to be carried out by the department for various projects and reports to the Manager Production.

Key accountabilities

  • Efficient planning of the resources on the projects and execution control;

  • Professional advice to the Supervisors by providing solutions for complex repair and renovation work;

  • Pre-project cooperation and post-project Feedback with commercial and operations department;

  • Ensuring a good state of maintenance of the production resources of the department and, if necessary, making improvement, replacement or investment proposals;

  • The annual drawing up of a departmental annual plan in which it is indicated which training needs will exist in the coming year.

Skills & experience

  • Bachelors (HTS/HBO) Naval Architect/ Marine engineering or equivalent level;

  • Relevant knowledge and work experience (at least 5 years) in ship repair;

  • Knowledge and experience in project management;

  • Cost conscious and Information driven;

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Project;

  • Linguistic ability in English or Dutch. Spanish and or Papiamentu is/are a plus;

  • Leadership Skills;

  • Communication skills;

  • Has a serviceable and flexible attitude;

  • No nine to five mentality.

What we offer

  • Good primary and secondary terms;

  • Training and development possibilities;

  • Growth opportunities.


Apply on this vacancy before July 30th, 2020. Only applications received via our website will be processed.

For questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Jerson Harrigan. SHR Officer at: +5999 7330193

More information about our organization is available on http://www.damenshiprepair.com/curacao/