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Working 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: innovation, reliability, commitment, a focus on service, and peace of mind for clients.

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:

You are passionate about technology and highly independent. You strive to maximise the efficiency of the outfitting process. In this, you work with your team and take pride in the work you deliver. So quality is naturally a top priority for you.

The Outfitting Department at MSN installs piping systems on board ships and superyachts. Due to the variety of other parties involved besides MSN and the strict quality requirements on our work, maximising efficiency is a challenge. You manage, monitor, verify and report, without losing sight of the big picture. As a Working Foreman, you have leadership skills and collaborate in pipe fitting and installation. You provide progress reports to the Outfitting Supervisor.

You have the opportunity to work on challenging projects, while enjoying a high degree of freedom and responsibility. This role is on site at various locations in the Netherlands.

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 sector;
• Demonstrated leadership experience;
• Planning skills;
• Ability to read technical drawings and diagrams;
• Mastery of English.

Ready to take on this challenge in the MSN Outfitting Team? If so, we will be 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 ‘WORKING FOREMAN’ vacancy.