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As the team lead, you are the professional who helps your team improve every day and ensure that projects can be optimally occupied. Together with the team, you arrive at the most optimal automation system for superyachts and offshore vessels, among others. You spend about 30% of your time standardising working methods/processes and sales support, the rest of your time guiding and growing your team.

In this role, you will be part of Management Team. You are responsible for defining the project scope and objectives and involve all relevant stakeholders to ensure technical feasibility (coordinating your assigned projects and project teams on progress, budget and quality).

In addition, you are responsible for managing and developing the team. The point of contact for our Management, Project Managers and team leads from other departments, among others. You will work together in an international and diverse team of professionals.

Your focus will be on relationships with suppliers and all other internal and external stakeholders. You will be involved in all phases of projects, from engineering and production to delivery and after-sales.

This translates to the following tasks:

  • Managing, directing and coaching a team of +/- 16 software engineers;
  • Standardising and securing working methods and processes;
  • Providing input to sales;
  • Setting up and securing the engineers annual plan, together with the other team leads.


Do you possess guts and entrepreneurship? Do you already have experience as a team lead, or are you ready for the next step? Then you could be the team lead we are looking for.

Furthermore, you bring alog:

  • Diploma in BSc. Electrical Engineering and/or Automation Engineering or similar work experience;
  • Knowledge of PLC and SCADA systems (e.g. Siemens, Cimplicity, Allen Bradley);
  • Willingness to challenge, motivate, share knowledge and help your team develop.Sparring partner at all levels;
  • Team player, reliable, committed and always focused on building lasting relationships;
  • Excellent command of English in word and writing, Dutch is a plus.


At our client, you will work on leading and exclusive projects, in a technically challenging environment where collaboration is key. Where, as Team Leader Software Engineering, you manage the complexity of the projects with a communicative role to the client and a senior role in the management team.

A position with responsibility, collegiality and appreciation. You ensure that projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget, but above all in a coaching manner. You work closely together with the Engineering Manager and the other Teamleaders. You report to the Executive Board and can always spar with colleagues.

Furthermore, you can expect the following:

  • A gross annual salary of up to EUR 82,000;
  • As your teams are spread across the country and you will also work from the main office, a company car is part of this position;
  • Visiting relevant trade fairs, seminars and conferences at home and abroad;
  • Inspiring technical environment with room for your input so that you can contribute to the best team performance.
  • Innovative and impressive projects in Yacht-, Shipbuilding and Offshore.

Company profile

Founded in 1900 as an electrical engineering firm, our client has grown into a Dutch company that designs, builds and maintains system integration and automation, particularly for the maritime industry. Among other things, the company is one of the largest system integrators in ship and yacht building operating worldwide. The company has approximately 1,100 employees, and has several offices in the Netherlands and Romania.

As a system integrator, they offer a comprehensive package of technical solutions, including electrical installations, systems for power distribution, generation and propulsion, process automation, audio, video & ICT and systems for safety, navigation and communication.

They provide solutions for new construction, refit through to maintenance & repair projects. Involved during all phases of a project.  They are the system integration partner for a large number of customers in shipbuilding and shipping, including yachts, marine & government and dredging & offshore. In the industrial sector, they specialise in drinking water production, food, geothermal and in mechanical engineering and manufacturing.

In doing so, they work towards a sustainable future by designing new technologies, such as geothermal, battery and fuel cell solutions, hybrid propulsion, LNG solutions and marine and industrial energy management.

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