Technical Subcontract Manager Combat Systems

We are searching for new naval talents, for Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in Vlissingen. So if you consider yourself ‘seaworthy’ :) click below to read more.

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What will you do in this job?

-Responsible for the execution of engineering, testing and integration activities for combat management systems, weapons and sensors for naval vessels;

-Supports the combat system engineering group on sustained performance by delivering quality engineering products within budget and on a timely basis. Coordinates and facilitates the subcontractors & suppliers contribution to the project(s) during preparation and execution;

-Drives new ideas in approach, process and methodology, while respecting the work and processes of the past;

-Takes ownership of the assigned projects to drive targeted results for schedule, quality and costs;

-Ensures full compliance with all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by the company and the customer;

-Organises and/or participates in project reviews.

-Secures the execution and synchronisation of project activities related to all deliverables and obligations of the Subcontractor(s);

-Coordinates reviews on documents, like planning (updates), progress reports, production reports, etc.;

-Participates during contractual milestones, tests and trials, such as FAT, HAT and SAT as accepting party;

-Assists the warranty authority on all warranty issues that have been identified;

-Advices the proposal department on proposals for new projects and/or new systems;

-Supports in proposal evaluation(s) technical evaluation and cost/price analysis;

-Participates in cross functional design reviews and approvals with project teams and suppliers;

-Assists the Combat System Integrator (CSI) by defining, establishing and testing functional and physical interfaces;

-Advises on arrangements for requested equipment and advises the production department;  

Requirements for this job

-A Master’s / bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or another relevant Technical Study;

-Technical oriented, with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in hands-on acting with engineers, suppliers / subcontractors staff, and project and programme managers in (naval) shipbuilding or a related industry; 

-Hands-on experience in manufacture & subcontract management of complex systems. 

-Expertise in a variety of engineering concepts and practices which include engineering experience; 

-Experience of working in complex project environments; 

-The ability to build coalitions internally and with other (inter)national Damen entities and/or with external suppliers to achieve common goals; 

-Good command of Dutch and English language (written & verbal).

-Desirable: Experience in engineering, integration, operations and maintenance of combat (management) systems for naval ships.

For more information about this job, call 0113-820201 and ask for Remco van Wijk.