Project Manager / Engineer Spare Parts


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Job Project Manager / Engineer Spare Parts
Location Kinderdijk
Discipline Service
Education HBO higher vocational education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Are you the Project Manager / Engineer Spare Parts who will be responsible for creating spare parts packages for new-build vessels, based on either a maintenance strategy or service contracts for existing ships at Royal IHC? Does this sound good to you and do fit the desired profile? Apply than today!

  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 Manager / Engineer Spare Parts you will be responsible for creating spare parts packages for new-build vessels, based on either a maintenance strategy or service contract for existing ships. These packages can differ in value and volume. Thanks to your practical and technical knowledge, you will ask the right questions and advise our customers accordingly. The process from the initial request until delivery of the spare parts package is carried out on a project basis, and the duration can vary from a few months to several years. During this time, you will be in close contact with both the customer and internal stakeholders, including Sales; Project Management; Engineering; Service Engineering and Purchasing. In addition, as Project Manager / Engineer Spare Parts you will play an active role in improving the end-to-end process. This will be achieved by using the knowledge you gain during the execution of a project and embedding this in Royal IHC’s way of working.

Your profile

For the position of Project Manager / Engineer Spare Parts, Royal IHC is looking for a proactive and service-minded individual with demonstrable spare parts knowledge and experience. It is important that you can work in a structured way under pressure, which means that accuracy and persistence, as well as the ability to work effectively as a part of team,  are key aspects in this role. To be eligible for this position, you must have:

  • higher vocational education (HBO) in a technical discipline
  • experience in the maritime industry and in the support, operation or management of seagoing vessels 
  • understanding of spare parts criticality and the different methods of determining this
  • experience in creating complete spare parts packages and making accurate offers
  • ability to work systematically
  • excellent command of English and Dutch, both written and verbal
  • sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and ERP packages (preferably IFS).
Please note, an online assessment and screening may form part of the recruitment process. Only candidates with a valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates. 

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you as Project Manager / Engineer Spare Parts a challenging 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 Project Manager / Engineer Spare Parts, 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. For more information please check 

IHC Services 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 Manager / Engineer Spare Parts 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 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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