Article Administrator


Job Article Administrator
Location Kinderdijk
Discipline Administration and Management Support, Engineering
Education HBO higher vocational education, MBO senior secondary vocational education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Are you an administrative champion who could take charge of managing articles within our Engineering Shipbuilding team? Then apply for the job of Article Administrator!

  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 an Article Administrator, you will work in the Engineering Shipbuilding department of Royal IHC, as well as for our whole supply chain. This department engineers complex custom-built and standard offshore and dredging vessels. The team you will join focuses on Beavers® – our standard cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) – and smaller custom-built CSDs. More information about these products can be found at

The Beaver® team currently consists of Naval Architecture Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Dredging Equipment Specialists, Hydraulic Engineers, Piping Engineers and Electrical Engineers. As the Article Administrator, you will be responsible for the management of the articles within the ERP system. This covers standard articles and project components for the Beavers® and custom-built CSDs.

You will work closely with the Engineering, Procurement, Work Preparation and Production teams. Together with the whole supply chain, you will make sure that the purchasing of all the equipment is going smoothly and is delivered in a timely manner through the ERP system. 

Your profile

To be eligible for the role of Article Administrator (Beavers®), you must have:

  • a secondary vocational education (MBO) or a bachelor degree (HBO)
  • excellent knowledge of ERP systems, preferably MARS
  • an understanding of technical and engineering sectors
  • an insight into procurement and production processes
  • a proactive and team player approach 
  • excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • a high level of accuracy, and the ability to plan and manage different tasks
  • excellent communication skills with a strong command of Dutch and English
  • the ability to work in Kinderdijk but also occasionally in Krimpen aan den IJssel.
Please note, an online assessment and screening can be part of the recruitment process. Only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you as Article Administrator 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 Article Administrator, you will work in the Engineering department within IHC Shipbuilding. The Shipbuilding group engineers and produces complex custom-built and standard offshore and dredging vessels. IHC Shipbuilding’s Engineering department is based in Kinderdijk and Krimpen aan den IJssel.

Engineering Shipbuilding 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 Article Administrator 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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