Junior Superintendent – Rotterdam

  • Permanent
  • Europe


Junior Superintendent – Rotterdam, Netherlands

A leading international shipping company specializing in chemical tankers is seeking a full-time Junior Superintendent to join their team in Rotterdam.

In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the company’s vessels operate effectively worldwide by monitoring their technical state and providing guidance to onboard crew. As part of the Technical Department, you will manage 2-3 vessels under the supervision of a Fleet Manager/Superintendent.

Key Responsibilities:-

  • Act as the first point of contact and technical reference for assigned vessels
  • Advise Masters and Chief Engineers, resolving issues via phone, email, or in-person visits
  • Optimize maintenance levels and technical performance using PMS (Sertica)
  • Monitor purchase order logistics- Evaluate technical deficiencies and wear/tear
  • Advise on necessary technical improvements  
  • Participate in dry-docking preparations and execution


  • Sailing experience as an Engineer (2nd/3rd Officer) or Deck Officer on tankers; or Naval Architect with 3+ years in shipping/shipyard surveying
  • Familiarity with PMS (preferably Sertica) and common software
  • Excellent English communication skills (written/verbal)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage stress
  • Team player with hands-on, results-focused approach
  • Willingness to work outside office hours and travel
  • Based in Rotterdam office
  • EU/Dutch residency or valid work permit 

The company offers a competitive salary package with bonus scheme, health insurance and pension contributions, opportunities for career growth and development, and a collaborative international team environment.

If you meet the criteria and are excited about this opportunity, please apply by sending your CV, covering letter and relevant documents.