Project Coordinator Manufacturing Operations


Job Project Coordinator Manufacturing Operations
Location Kinderdijk
Discipline Engineering, Production
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Are you capable of determining the appropriate working order and method? Do you have the analytical qualities to monitor the project, planning, progress, delivery time, quality and budget? Do you want to contribute to the success of Royal IHC? Then apply for the job of Project Coordinator!

  1. Open
  2. Interviews scheduled (applications are still possible)
  3. Second round of interviews (check with the recruitment team if applications are still possible)
  4. Final interviews (applications are not possible anymore)
  5. Vacancy filled (applications are not possible anymore)
  1. Vacancy available
  2. Interviews scheduled
  3. Second round of interviews
  4. Final interviews
  5. Vacancy filled
Your job

As Project Coordinator Manufacturing Operations, you will be responsible for the realisation of projects, based on technical specifications, budget and time. You will do this by coordinating, planning and monitoring projects, in order to ensure the optimal use of people, materials and resources. Projects will involve the use of pre-processed steel parts and piping packages across various external shipyards and construction companies worldwide. You will be responsible for connecting all parties involved, enabling our internal and external customers to build their vessels in a cost- and time-efficient manner. All production activities take place at the IHC locations Kinderdijk and Sliedrecht, and you will report directly to the Director Manufacturing Operations. The cluster Manufacturing Operations includes the departments Metalix, Piping, Central Production Engineering, QC and Outsourcing. As Project Coordinator, your duties will include the following:

  • monitoring the project, including planning, progress, delivery time, quality and budget
  • determining working order and method
  • taking action, if required, with regards to discrepancies in planning, progress and quality
  • maintaining contact with customers and suppliers
  • coordinating activities within departments, such as Central Production Engineering, Engineering and Purchasing
  • providing, collecting, discussing and coordinating relevant data to/with departments 
  • ensuring adequate and up-to-date project administration, so that necessary information is available to the various departments concerned
  • initiating improvements to existing processes and practices internally at Manufacturing Operations, as well as in the customer process.

Your profile

To be eligible for the role of Project Coordinator Manufacturing Operations, you must have the following:

  • higher vocational education (HBO) level of education or equivalent 
  • at least five years of experience in a similar position, within a knowledge-intensive production organisation with a matrix structure
  • general technical knowledge of production processes, work orders and project organisations
  • ability to influence the operating units on a constructive basis
  • experience with ERP and Planning Systems (IFS and Primavera is advantageous)
  • knowledge of the relevant rules and regulations and experience with outsourcing projects
  • an affinity with technology and strong numerical skills
  • experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • strong communication, analytical, planning and organisational skills
  • an excellent command of English, both written and verbal
  • ability to cope with stressful situations and take a helicopter view.
Please note, only candidates with a valid EU work visa will be considered as viable applicants. An online assessment and screening may form part of the recruitment process.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you as Project Coordinator Manufacturing Operations a challenging full-time job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Our organisation

As a Project Coordinator, you will work at IHC Metalix, a market leader in the steel construction package industry and the delivery of work planning services. Development and production take place in the modern production facility in Kinderdijk, which supplies to the shipping industry, and construction and offshore markets globally. By contributing ideas to logistical processes and offering a high degree of flexibility and capacity, IHC Metalix is firmly positioned as 'the process innovator'.

IHC Metalix is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check:


Are you interested in the position of Project Coordinator and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

Royal IHC does not approve of commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by IHC.


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