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About us

Do you want to work with an international team of ‘can-do’ people that are developing new and innovative ways to support customers and push for a more sustainable maritime industry? If you answered ‘yes’ to this question, then you may be a good fit for Damen Services! We are hiring to fill the job vacancy for Project Engineer / Coordinator Damen Services.

Nice to meet you! We are Damen Services. Damen Services is a team of 300 very dedicated, creative, entrepreneurial, and motivated maritime professionals who support their clients and each other. We interact directly with Damen customers around the world, helping to find solutions for challenging situations. The Nigeria Service Hub team is responsible to provide customers in the region with a local point of contact, fast response times, and a personal approach. The Service Hub’s broad scope will provide customers support with warranty and maintenance issues of their vessels. From the hub, Damen will also provide a range of training courses to its clients, including vessel familiarisation and maintenance. The services and accessibility offered by Damen’s Nigeria Hub are paired with a wealth of information and connectivity accessible via diverse web portals like Trition and the MyDamen web portal.

The role

Are you a good fit for the Project Engineer / Coordinator position at Damen Services now or in the near future? As Project Engineer you work in a hybrid position where you will be responsible for the delivery of warranty support to multiple vessels, train the clients and act as a field service engineer who will be expected to conduct some “hands-on” tasks and small projects. This is a good fit if you like to:

  • Evaluate incoming warranty requests from our customers;
  • Provide pro-active solutions and proposals to our clients;
  • Coordinate, monitor and supervise the service activities to be carried out, occasionally also on location;
  • Ensure proper (technical) preparation of the assignment;
  • Attend other Damen projects such as warranty support and client visits.

Key accountabilities

  • Evaluate incoming warranty requests from our customers;
  • Provide customers with advice, both verbal and written;
  • Coordinate, guide and monitor planned services activities, occasionally partly on location;
  • Ensure proper (technical) preparation of the assignments (planning in time, personnel and budget).

Skills & experience

  • Engineering qualification at bachelor's level or equivalent working level;
  • Proven experience in a service organization like a Maritime, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering;
  • Solid project management and service skills;
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written;
  • Excellent and effective communication and advisory skills with both team members and external stakeholders;
  • Result-oriented Project Engineer with initiative and project management skills;
  • A capable hands-on engineer with a proven track record in the maritime sector of Operate, Diagnose, Maintain and Repair;
  • Decisive and at the same time flexible in approach, working methodically;
  • Pragmatic and persuasive with a solid personality, fitting within a dynamic organization with a hands-on culture;
  • Able to influence, put things into perspective and also knows how to have the patience that is sometimes needed to achieve results;
  • Well able to manage expectations.

What we offer

At Damen we realize that supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That is why we continuously invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):

  • a competitive salary and benefits;
  • a dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • continuous focus on professional and personal development through our Damen Academy.

Other

Damen is a family-owned, client-driven organization that has been in operation since 1927. Our primary business involves ships, but we are not just a shipbuilder. We are a global operation of diverse people with a range of skills that deliver innovation and quality to the maritime sector. Our business priority is to deliver for the needs of the present while working to solve the challenges of the future. Still with us and ready to apply? Apply online for the position of Project Engineer / Coordinator Services (Hub Nigeria) by scrolling down and using the apply button at the bottom of this page. We look forward to meeting you! Do you need a bit more info or looking for something that suits you better? Don't hesitate to get in touch with Robin Verbruggen at robin.verbruggen@damen.com if you have questions or explore other career opportunities at https://career.damen.com/

Damen Services does not approve of a commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered. Also, only uploaded applications with a resume and motivational letter via our website, will be taken into consideration.

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