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Supply Chain Engineer

Posted 23 Jan 2024
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Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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ABOUT US

At Damen Workboats our goal is to develop, design and construct a portfolio of tugs, dredgers or workboats in the most effective and efficient manner, primarily based on series production of smart-customized standard designs.

Damen Workboats offers a range of innovative, standardized and smart-customized designs. These fulfil current and developing market demands, with well-balanced levels of quality, service, price and delivery time thereby providing optimal solutions for our clients.

Within Damen Workboats, the Supply Chain department is responsible for the setup and execution of the Supply Chain activities across the world, fulfilling demand at production locations and optimizing the supply chain setup within the division.

THE ROLE

In your role as Supply Chain Engineer you will be responsible for setting up and monitoring the supply chain reporting, challenging and coordinating the (ERP) settings and the results to optimize the use of the supply chain. You will be located in the Supply Chain department to create an overview across all projects mainly on Q, L, T, C, R elements and to instruct, advise and support the Supply Chain team of the division.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

In this role you will be:

  • Setting up and monitoring reporting for the supply chain team;
  • Analyzing (ERP) data and deriving and executing improvements in the Supply Chain setup based on the analysis results;
  • Maintaining Supply Chain parameters in the ERP system; setting up the parameters to optimize the Supply Chain;
  • Initiating and executing improvement programs in the supply chain team and with suppliers to improve flexibility and lower total cost;
  • Evaluating and challenging the (project) teams for correct registration and maintenance of information within the ERP system;
  • Managing the Supply Chain setup from NPI to Release-for-Volume status and the end-of-life process for components and products;
  • Supporting the supply chain team in the supplier selection process to optimize the Supply Chain setup;
  • Having a proactive attitude about suggesting improvements within the supply chain processes. Supported by process control, analysis and measurable results (KPI).

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

To be successful in this role you bring:

  • A completed technical and/or commercial Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical or Industrial engineering or in Supply Chain Management;
  • Experience working with an ERP (SAP) system and MS Office (Excel);
  • Knowledge and experience in optimizing and supporting Supply Chain processes;
  • A pragmatic approach on complex subjects with a result driven mindset;
  • Good oral and written command of both Dutch and English;
  • Enthusiasm and good communication skills and analytical capabilities.

WHAT WE OFFER

We want to make sure you are a successful Supply Chain Engineer, so we will support you to develop yourself in this position. We are a growing organization where innovation is the driving force. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA, and that's why we continue to grow and innovate and offer plenty of opportunities. All you have to do is grab them.

We offer you:

  • Personal guidance, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • A dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • An open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events and sports.

An assessment and pre-employment screening will be part of the selection procedure.

At Damen, it's all about ships - it's what we do, it's who we are. We design them, we build them, we service them. We like them!
Damen Shipyards Group operates 50 shipyards, repair yards and related companies worldwide and employs 9,000 people in 35 countries. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept and short delivery times, Damen is able to…


At Damen, it's all about ships - it's what we do, it's who we are. We design them, we build them, we service them. We like them!
Damen Shipyards Group operates 50 shipyards, repair yards and related companies worldwide and employs 9,000 people in 35 countries. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept and short delivery times, Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.
From the first day you join our company, you’ll be given the freedom and responsibility to chart your future course. Whatever your talents are, we’ll encourage you to develop them to the full.
Damen is looking for maritime professionals, team players who work independently, think critically and want to take the lead. We have interesting openings for both students and professionals with a Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering background.
Discover the best years of your life at www.damen.com/career.

Manufacturing
Gorinchem
9,000 employees

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