Technical Superintendent – The Netherlands

  • Permanent
  • Europe

Spinnaker

Technical Superintendent – The Netherlands

Our client, an international shipping company, is looking for an experienced Technical Superintendent to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for a maritime professional with proven technical expertise in Feeder / container vessels and a passion for driving operational excellence.

The Role:
As the Technical Superintendent, you will be responsible for overseeing the technical operations and maintenance of the company’s fleet of vessels. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with international and national regulations across the fleet.
  • Coordinating and overseeing dry dockings, repairs, and maintenance activities.
  • Conducting regular inspections and audits to assess vessel condition and identify areas for improvement.
  • Providing technical support and guidance to vessel crews, addressing inquiries and resolving issues.
  • Developing and implementing effective maintenance strategies and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Managing vendor relationships and procurement processes for spare parts, equipment, and services.
  • Preparing technical reports, analyses, and recommendations for senior management.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven experience as a Technical Superintendent 
  • Previous sailing experience as a 1st or 2nd Engineer is highly desirable.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of maritime regulations, codes, and industry best practices.
  • Strong technical background in marine engineering, machinery, and systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and decision-making abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in relevant software applications, such as maintenance management systems and office productivity tools.
  • Willingness to travel and attend vessel inspections as required.
  • Relevant academic qualifications, such as a degree in Marine Engineering or a related field.

** You will need to already hold EU citizenships to be considered **

We appreciate your interest and look forward to receiving your application. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps in the recruitment process.