Production manager

Production manager

Balk Shipyard is a family business that’s one of the oldest shipyards in the Netherlands.
The facilities at Balk Shipyard can genuinely be called state of the art. We have our own slipway, construction and outfitting department. Balk shipyard is specialized in refit, rebuilt and new built of superyacht up to 60 meter.

Due to recent new developments we are looking for:

Production manager (M/F) (38-hours/ week)


The Production manager is responsible for execution of the works on board of the projects within the project framework and budget. Together with the Project Manager he ensures that the project will be delivered within the budget in time. He manages a team of personnel and subcontractors and controls the progress and quality of the works.

Job description

  • The Floor manager is responsible for the timely for the adequate implementation of the project according to specification, within budget and within the agreed delivery period;
  • Rresponsible for the technical execution of the dedicated projects;
  • Manage a team of personnel and subcontractors on board of the assigned projects;
  • formulate and distribute work orders to involved workers;
  • Ensure the timely availability of tools and materials;
  • Discuss the work orders with the team members on board and give guidelines and instructions to them;
  • Monitor the correct execution of works both in quantitative, as well as in qualitative terms;
  • Together with the Project Manager and Planner you draw up the detail planning, control it, identify deviations and take, in consultation with the Project Manager, adequate actions;
  • Reports and discuss the progress of the project with the Project Manager;


Admission requirements

  • You have an intermediate vocation degree, preferably in naval engineering or mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role within a project organization in the maritime industry.
  • You speak English fluently
  • Experience in the yachting industry
  • Quality-conscious, persuasive with a service mentality.


What Balk Shipyard has to offer:

A challenging, independent and responsible position with extensive development. In addition to a salary that matches your education and experience, our company has excellent benefits. You can also count on a pleasant working atmosphere in a dynamic environment.


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and projects? please get in touch with us!