Trainee Project Lead Supply Chain

Vacancy: Trainee Project Lead Supply Chain who is ‘equipped for impact’

Do you want to be part of a globally operating team of innovators? Do you also think bigger than big? And, do you have what it takes to make an impact? Then we might be looking for you. Find out more about our vacancy for a Trainee Project Lead Supply Chain .

About our organisation

We are Huisman. We develop step changing technical solutions and translate these into the design and construction of the largest onshore and offshore installations. For decades, we have been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. With our passionate workforce and worldwide production, service & sales facilities we are equipped for impact in these times of energy transition.

““Our impact? Always coming up with innovative solutions.”"

Arnold van der Linde, Tender & Concepts Engineer

About the position of Trainee Project Lead Supply Chain

What to expect of the Trainee Project Lead Supply Chain position within Huisman?


As part of the team, you'll be responsible for making sure that Huisman Equipment projects are delivered. You'll also be keeping an eye on purchases and outsourcing for the project team. Plus, you'll be managing potential risks to the project proactively. You'll do this by tracking deadlines (both internally and externally) and reporting on your scope in project meetings.

As a trainee, you’ll start your career with our Supply Chain Project Lead Trainee programme, under the supervision of our more experienced colleagues. You’ll work closely with colleagues around the world, and your development in terms of knowledge, experience and internal network is vital in this programme.

Personal development and education opportunities are part of the deal. We would also like to point out the other advantages of working at Huisman, such as the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking innovations, an excellent employment conditions package and regular drinks in our own bar.

Other tasks and responsibilities:

  • Initiate new projects from the Supply Chain perspective;
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary and multinational project team;
  • Identify, report and propose mitigations for potential supply chain-related project risks.

What do we expect of you?

As Trainee Project Lead Supply Chain at Huisman Equipment, you will manage deadlines and the planning process for the entire project. This role emphasises the importance of foresight and proactive management.

As soon as Sales indicates that a prospect’s lead is evolving into a potential order, you will represent the Supply Chain department. You will work with other departments to form a project team. You will ensure communication, deliveries and coordination across all relevant departments to meet project goals.

Wondering if you are 'equipped for impact'?

As a person, you like to be in control. You are curious and, being a team player, you like to keep yourself updated. You gain and expand your knowledge continuously by listening and asking questions. You are able to transfer information into clear and explainable reports. Being critical means, you can see imperfections in planning and reporting.


You are:

  • Proactive team player, capable of working within a project team to achieve shared goals;
  • Decisive and able to take action independently, even when all information is not available;
  • Customer-oriented, thinking along with customers to provide suitable and proactive solutions;
  • Results-oriented, setting goals and achieving them through determination and strategic planning.

You have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher;
  • 0-2 years of work experience, assisting in the supply chain scope of less complex projects;
  • A technical background, which is preferable and beneficial for understanding and managing supply chain processes in a technical environment;
  • The ability to independently.

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;
  • We aim to conduct the first interviews between 19 and 30 August. Please bear this in mind;
  • Closing date: 09-08-2024.

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? Motion Compensated Platform. 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 Trainee Project Lead Supply Chain by using the application form 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
  • Starter
  • Schiedam, The Netherlands
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Ewelina Miller
“Working with young people, with a fresh vision and view on innovation, projects and ways of to cooperate. That is what drives me as a campus recruiter. I know from my own experience that with the right commitment, you get plenty of room for personal growth."

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