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    Full-time Position
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  • Languages
    English German
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 28,2020
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    Quality Engineer


    Damen Naval offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun in equal measure. You could join our team – over 500-strong – of professionals in our location in the beautiful province of Zeeland on the south-west coast of the Netherlands. The Naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group is renowned internationally for its on-time, on budget delivery of high quality naval vessels, as well as its role of full service provider, or integrator, throughout the lifecycle of its products. The division has a rich history reaching back over 140 years and is proud of its long tradition of serving the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN), the launching customer of eight successive generations of Damen Combatants. Today, Damen Naval operates yards and specialist engineering companies in the Netherlands, Belgium and Romania and additionally constructs vessels at non-Damen locations of clients’ choosing all around the world. Damen Naval is looking towards the future. Together with its partners, the division undertakes in-depth R&D with a view to optimising the efficiency of naval shipbuilding processes for the future. Are you ready for duty?


    Supports the implementation, embedding, monitoring and maintenance of the quality management plan


    • Supports the project organisation to ensure the organisation meets all (contractual) project quality requirements.
    • Contribute to monitoring and reporting activities in accordance with applicable ISO standards (i.e. 9001, 14001 & 45001) en relevant NATO AQAP standards (i.e. 2105, 2110, 2210 & 2310).
    • Implement and maintain the project supplier quality management plan, in consultation with relevant stakeholders, to ensure legislative and project requirements are in place.
    • Determine quality requirements for suppliers assess compliance thereto.
    • Monitor supplier quality issue investigations and drive follow ups.
    • Develop and deliver staff instructions, training and briefings as identified by planned works, current best practices and changes in legislation.
    • Evalute the quality management system on effectiveness and when needed formulate recommendations of improvement.


    • Bachelor degree in (Technical) Business Administration or other relevant study at B.Sc. level.
    • An understanding of wider HSSEQ principles and techniques, principles and techniques.
    • Proven experience with Quality management, preferably in a related naval or defence industry or major manufacturing industry, e.g. automotive or aerospace.
    • Experience with supplier quality management.
    • Experience in hands-on in developing and strengthen organizational management system(s) and relevant team(s).
    • Good command of the German & English language (written & verbal).
    • Ability to travel frequently.


    We highly value our employees and support your professional and personal development. Therefore we invest in all our employees by:

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

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    Damen Naval


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