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Mechanical Assembly Foreman, Rotterdam, NL

Huisman seeks Foreman Mechanical Assembly who is 'equipped for impact'. 

Think big. Build big. In our production hall in Schiedam, we build the world's largest and heaviest cranes and the latest offshore wind equipment. How about a crane that is more than 150 metres high? That is almost as high as the Euromast. Are you the skilled craftsman or woman who wants a job where no two days are the same? Great! Because we are looking for a Mechanical Assembly Foreman!

About our organisation

We design, build and maintain the world's largest and heaviest equipment. We belong to the best in the world. Just like our customers. They are global players in the offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil sectors. What else makes working at Huisman so special? Much of what we do has never been built before. That makes it special!

"We value flexibility and initiative. Don’t be afraid of experimenting. If you work on new ideas, they will become real."

Korneel van der Meer, Product Manager

About the position of Mechanical Assembly Foreman

You will be responsible for the work of a team of mechanical fitters. As well as keeping an eye on quality, you will also keep an eye on safety. Your personal development is also part of the deal. We always encourage training.

What do we expect of you?

Your will be responsible for:

  • Managing a team of Mechanical Fitters during assembly, installation and maintenance work on various mechanical components and systems. You ensure the work is carried out efficiently and is completed within the set time limits;
  • Responsible for compliance with safety regulations and quality standards to ensure a safe working environment and proper execution of work. You ensure the team works according to the applicable guidelines and procedures; 
  • Organising the work and allocating tasks within your team, allocating resources and monitoring progress. You supervise the planning and ensure deadlines are met;
  • Managing and motivating the team. You contribute to a positive working atmosphere and encourage team members to deliver their best performance. You provide support and guidance where necessary;
  • Reporting to the Supervisor on the progress of projects, any bottlenecks and possible improvements. You communicate effectively and contribute to achieving the project goals;
  • You contribute to the continuous improvement of work processes and identifying efficiency improvements within the team. You proactively think about possible optimisations and implement improvements where possible.

Who are you? What can you do? In other words ... are you equipped for impact? 

You are:

  • Flexible;
  • Practical and punctual;
  • Result-oriented: you strive for quality and efficiency. You have an eye for detail and ensure the team’s work meets the required quality standards;
  • Able to plan and prioritise effectively;
  • Safety conscious: safety is your top priority. You ensure all work is carried out according to the applicable safety guidelines and procedures. You take responsibility for a safe working environment and are constantly alert to possible safety risks;
  • Strong communication skills.

You have:

  • At least a completed senior secondary vocational education course in mechanical engineering or a comparable technical course;
  • Extensive experience in mechanical assembly, for some time in a managerial or coordinating role;
  • Extensive knowledge of mechanical systems, components and tools;
  • The ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications;
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to plan and coordinate work effectively;
  • The ability to motivate and manage a team;
  • A valid VCA VOL certificate;
  • The certificates, such as a hoisting or crane certificate, which are essential to work safely and in accordance with the regulations.

Some practical things we need you to have:

  • An EU passport/valid work permit for the Netherlands;
  • A good command of the English language verbally and in writing.

More about Huisman

We design and produce in-house and deliver our turn-key products to clients worldwide. Our clients choose us for our entrepreneurial spirit, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? Consider the Universal Quick Connector we produced for Jan De Nul. So, if you join Huisman make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise us, our clients and… yourself!

What do we have to offer?

  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • An international work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines.

Does this sound like you?

Apply online for the position of Mechanical Assembly Foreman by using the apply button at the bottom of this page. We are curious to see what kind of impact you will make.

Still need a bit more info or looking for something that suits you better?

Please contact us via our contact form for more information or sign up for our job alert to receive details of new opportunities in your inbox.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies:

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by Huisman. Applications received are property of Huisman. We don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Huisman colleagues or associated Huisman companies. 

  • Full-time
  • Professional
  • Schiedam, The Netherlands
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