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Foreman - Outfitting

Marine Service Noord (MSN) is a passionate provider of sustainable energy facilities, innovative technologies and complex piping systems for the maritime sector. It caters to the prime segment of luxury yachts and ships for LNG, passengers, containers, inland shipping, dredging and offshore support. Since 1988, it has commissioned more than 700 complete installations with over 2,350 kilometres of piping.

If you go out and do your job with passion and precision every day, you will grow. MSN is continuously growing and developing itself. It strives for perfection and sustainability in maritime products, and long-term partnerships with clients. Clients are involved throughout the process – from start to finish. From sitting down together at the drawing board, to final commissioning, MSN fosters close, authentic collaboration. It upholds a set of clear core values and Marine Service Noord endeavours to be an engaging partner through the expression of its keywords: Guidance, Innovation, Reliability, Involvement and Service Orientation.

MSN, based in Westerbroek, less than 10 km from the Dutch city of Groningen, is a fast-growing company that distinguishes itself with its green and innovative mindset. It is constantly on the lookout for new opportunities to contribute to the energy transition, sustainability and a cleaner environment. In addition to its focus on hydrogen, dating back to 2009, it is also working to develop systems for other fuels, such as methanol.

At MSN, you are part of a close-knit team of 80 colleagues, in a culture of open communication. MSN stands out with its focus on people: a caring organisation where employees feel heard and valued. This shines through in teams that prioritise trust, mutual consideration, and opportunities for development.

The challenge at hand: You are passioned about Marine technology and possess a high level of independence. You strive to ensure that the installation process runs as efficiently and smoothly as possible. Resilience while still holding your position and allowing your team to do the job as well as possible. You take pride in the team and the work delivered, ensuring quality is our priority. You are the right hand of the Coordinator Outfitting and under his delegated authority you work independently on the projects. You work from a positive basic attitude. You are open-minded and able to problem solve.

MSN's Outfitting department installs piping systems on board superyachts. Due to the many parties working here alongside MSN and the high demands placed on the quality of our work, it is a challenge to do this as efficiently and smoothly as possible. You can work on challenging projects where you will be given the freedom and responsibility.

Work will take place on site at our client's premises in the West of the country, in the Amsterdam region. If you do not mind being away from home for a few days a week, you are also cordially invited to apply if you live outside the region. We offer good accommodation and working in a schedule of 4 days a week is a possibility.

The ideal profile:
Completion of at least a level-4 Intermediate Vocational Degree (‘MBO’ level 4) in Mechanical or Marine Engineering;
Several years of relevant work experience in a similar role and field;
Ability to demonstrate leadership experience;
Planning skills;
Ability to read technical drawings (isometrics) and diagrams (P&ID's);
Familiar with working in planning and ERP programmes;
Clear verbal and writing skills;
Good command of the Dutch and English languages, both verbally and in writing.

Ready to take on this challenge in the MSN Outfitting Team? If so, we are more then happy to review your CV and cover letter.

Please apply by email to Bettina Snell, HR Adviser, at, with your CV attached, and indicate the ‘FOREMAN’ vacancy.

Would you like to contact a member of the team first? Please contact Arnold ten Cate, Coordinator Outfitting. He can tell you all about the content of the position and the team you will be joining. Email: