Technical Support Engineer Dredging Automation Equipment


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Job Technical Support Engineer Dredging Automation Equipment
Location Sliedrecht
Discipline Design and Proposal, Engineering, IT, Service
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Are you the Technical Support Engineer Dredging Automation Equipment who will take IHC Services to the next level?

  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 the Technical Support Engineer of Dredging Automation Equipment (DAE), you will be responsible for carrying out 2nd line engineering support within the Service department. You will be required to work as part of a team or alone, resolving service calls relating to in-house systems and products, including PLC, SCADA, DigiSys and PC networks. This role is generally executed at our office in Sliedrecht and occasionally on board dredging vessels. Our equipment comprises high standard field sensors, PLC controls, SCADA operations and PC networks.

Your profile

To be eligible for the position, you must have:

  • a technical bachelor degree level and an affinity for automation
  • knowledge of the in-house systems and products we use
  • the ability to act as an ambassador for our company with our customers 
  • excellent communication skills in English and Dutch, verbal and written
  • the ability to be creative in proposing solutions 
  • a self-reliant, service-driven, result-oriented, solution-focused and stress resistant approach
  • a VCA-VOL certificate
  • only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates
  • an online assesment and screening may form part of the recruitment process.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you 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 Technical Support Engineer Dredging Automation Equipment, you will work at IHC Services, based in Kinderdijk. IHC Services is the global market leader in the construction of tools at sea and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore and dredging ships and equipment. IHC Services’ core mission is to be the preferred supplier for all services relating to the offshore, dredging and mining industry. From the head office in The Netherlands and with employees working from sites and offices on a global basis, we’re able to ensure a local presence and support for customers on every continent. We offer 24/7 Service worldwide and services typically include Repair, Rental, Renovation, Condition Based Services, Feasibility studies, Life Cycle Engineering, Parts & Logistics and Training & Consultancy.With our commitment to technological innovation, in which sustainability and safety are key, we strive to continuously meet the specific needs of each customer in a rapidly evolving world.

IHC Systems is part of Royal 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 Technical Support Engineer Dredging Automation Equipment 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 Corporate Recruitment 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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