Vacature Team Lead Electrical (Project Based)

Team Lead Electrical (Project Based) in Vlissingen

Team Lead Electrical (Project Based)

About us

Damen Naval offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun in equal measure. The Naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group is established in Vlissingen and in Schiedam. It is a company with more than 850 professionals, and a rich tradition of naval shipbuilding, its original roots stem back more than 150 years. For more than 50 years Damen Naval has been the dedicated shipbuilder for the Royal Netherlands Navy. Based on decades of accumulated experience, Damen Naval offers navies worldwide a broad range of defence and security vessels, ranging from 7m to more than 200m in length. Damen Naval is the only supplier of naval vessels in the Netherlands. Damen Naval has delivered more than 420 vessels to satisfied customers all over the world and have has earned a reputation for excellence along the way. While taking pride in heritage, Damen Naval is also looking towards the future. Are you ready for duty?

The role

For the German F-126 frigate program, Damen Naval is looking for a Team Lead Electrical (Project Based). You will be responsible for the Electrical part of engineering and will have a key-role in this large project. As Team Lead Electrical (Project Based) you will be involved in the project to setup a solid work breakdown and planning structure for all tasks that belong to the discipline. You also be leading a small or mid-sized team of (Senior) Electrical Engineers during the execution of the project, to deliver the required engineering output. As Team Lead Electrical (Project Based) you will be ultimately responsible for the desired quality, timely delivery and reporting to the Project Manager Engineering.

Key accountabilities

As Team Lead Electrical (Project Based) you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a small or mid-size electrical engineering team during the execution of the project.
  • Coaching the Electrical Engineering team to work according to internal standards.
  • Composing work breakdown structures and assign labour and cost budgets.
  • Delivers quality engineering work on a timely basis to the Project Manager Engineering.
  • Leading the Requirements Engineering and Systems Engineering process for the Electrical Systems.
  • Leading the electrical engineering process by developing and reviewing the required deliverables, such as specification documents, functional descriptions, schematic drawings, and test/validation plans.
  • Managing vendors and subcontractors to get their timely contribution to the project.
  • Organizing design checks and reviews to guarantee the required quality.
  • Verifying technical performance of vendors and subcontractors.
  • Performing technical analysis on received offers, in close cooperation with the Purchase department.
  • Monitoring and controlling man-hour budget and make progress reports to the Project Manager Engineering.
  • Coordinating technical support or commissioning activities for the project under contract.
  • Ensuring full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by class and customer.
  • Contributing to the further development of the E&A Engineering department.
  • Helping to develop and describe standards and working methods.

Skills & experience

As Team Lead Electrical (Project Based) you need to have:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in electrical engineering, Computer Engineering, Technical Automation, or another relevant technical discipline.
  • Minimum of five-year experience in the design of (complex) electrical systems, preferably in ships, offshore or industrial installations.
  • Experience in working in large project environments with high level of complexity and with leading an engineering team up to 10 people.
  • Experienced to work with and manage third-party vendors and subcontractors.
  • Good project management skills and able to structure work packages and get them realized according to contracted planning and labour/cost budgets.
  • Used to work on class-regulated products and with Good Engineering Practices, including quality and budget awareness.
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English language (written and verbal) is essential and German language skills are preferred.
  • Excellent antecedents because a pre-employment security screening is a standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent multiyear EU citizenship combined with permanent EU work visa are all requirements of the recruitment process for viable candidates, given the military nature of clients and projects

What we offer

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. To that end, we invest in all our employees by offering:

  • A technology and innovation focused, dynamic, international work environment.
  • A competitive salary package and other benefits.
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment.
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.


Are you interested in the position of Team Lead Electrical (Project Based) and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the Damen Career Portal .

For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Career Portal or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Functie:electrical project team lead
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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