Technical Manager


This position of Technical Manager is for the Safety & Environment business line within Mr. Marine. The Safety & Environment business line of Mr. Marine focuses on Testing, Inspection, Certification, Service and Spares for Safety & Environmental systems on board sea-going vessels such as Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS), Oil Discharge Monitoring Equipment (ODME), Gas Detection systems, Tank Level Measurement, O2 Analyzers, Oil Mist Detection, Temperature & Pressure Calibrators, UTI Detectors, etc.

The Technical manager will be responsible for managing and providing technical support to Mr. Marine’s team of Field Engineers, Project Managers, Account Managers and partners. The focus of this role is to support business activities as a technical expert, as well as assist in troubleshooting, modernisation and root cause analysis activities. The Technical Manager will be reporting to the Technical Director for Safety & Environment.



  • Provide technical support to project managers, sales engineers, account managers, and field engineers.
  • Responsible for management and development of all technical services staff and all payroll field engineers for Safety & Environment following the guidance of the Technical Director Safety & Environment:
    • Guide/provide work direction to all Safety & Environment Engineers;
    • Give training and coaching to all Engineers;
    • Allocate jobs and Evaluate all Safety & Environment Engineers Mentor and train the team of Engineers;
    • Provide day-to-day leadership to Engineers and Support Engineers, holding them accountable to expectations and for KPI results;
    • Recruiting and retention of all payroll Safety & Environment Engineers.
  • Responsible for the implementation and compliance with policies and procedures for the field services, Quality and HSE in the Safety & Environment operations following the guidance of the Technical Director Safety & Environment:
    • Responsible for implementation and day-to-day compliance with QHSE and quality standards (ISO9001-2015) by the Safety & Environment technical staff;
    • Working with internal teams and suppliers/partners to minimise defects and cost of poor quality. Execute continuous improvement processes to improve processes and procedures;
    • Evaluate and analyse quality issues/complaints and introduce corrective and preventive actions.
  • Manage and support all aspects of modernisations and bigger/more complex repair jobs such as design, estimation, quotation, material procurement, customisation, assembly, supply and installation.
  • Serves as a technical expert representative across teams, clients and supports the operations, spares, sales & marketing teams in technical matters related to Safety & Environment.
  • Updating the library of all relevant rules and regulations of Flag states, Class, and makers.
  • Onboard new Engineers to the technical Safety & Environment team.
  • Work with the HR department to recruit, interview, select, hire, and onboard new field engineers.
  • Participation in the out-of-hours service technical support rotation.


Function requirements

  • Minimum a first level university degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience with marine electrical instruments.
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience.
  • Excellent reading and writing skills in English, plus a second relevant language.
  • Significant experience in instruments installation, maintenance, and modernisation with a sound knowledge of current standards and regulations.
  • Extensive technical skills and commercial awareness.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to achieving high standards within limited resources.
  • An awareness and experience of managing and following up Health and Safety regulations and processes


Required competencies

  • Thorough understanding of the marine safety and environment business, relevant norms and regulations.
  • Excellent technical, operational and commercial experience and skills.
  • Natural leader and team player.
  • Excellent management and organisational skills.
  • Good communication skills (clear and strong, with empathy).
  • Ability to think creatively.
  • Strong analytical, logical and problem-solving skills.
  • Organised and structured.
  • Understanding of QHSE and ISO management systems.
  • Eagerness for detail.
  • Proactive, knows how to prioritise, efficient and focused on action.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Can handle stress, balanced.
  • Independent, positive person.
  • Thinking in solutions, not in problems.
  • Good understanding and empathy for international cultural differences.
  • Quick and efficient with software and hardware.

Application Process

What do you like most about working at Mr. Marine?

Mr. Marine Shikin Jaafar
Shikin Jaafar
Operations Director
What I absolutely love about working at Mr. Marine is being surrounded by a team of incredibly talented individuals. Every day, I have the opportunity to learn something new from each and every one of my colleagues. It’s like being in a constant state of growth and discovery, and I thrive on that.
Mr. Marine Vasiliki Kostoula
Vasiliki Kostoula
Team Leader
What I like most about working at Mr. Marine is the inclusive environment we have meticulously built over the years. It is a place where I can genuinely be my true self, and where every individual’s voice and perspective are valued. The knowledge that all opinions matter promotes a culture of open communication, collaboration, and mutual respect. Moreover, I appreciate how our leadership actively fosters an environment where diversity is celebrated and differences are seen as strengths.
Mr. Marine Sara Bernardi
Sara Bernardi
Chief Commercial Officer
I love the vibrant, youthful energy that prevails in our team. We are a diverse group of individuals from different backgrounds and cultures, coming together with a shared enthusiasm and passion for what we do. This dynamic mix of personalities and perspectives creates a stimulating and engaging work environment that I truly enjoy. There’s an inherent drive to continuously improve and deliver exceptional results, which keeps us motivated and inspired.
Mr. Marine Baptiste Tabary
Baptiste Tabary
System Administrator & IT Project Manager
In addition to the rich diversity of cultures and the commitment of my colleagues, I am constantly inspired by the innovative mindset that prevails within our company. From the top leadership down to every employee, there is a genuine passion for pushing boundaries, embracing change, and striving for continuous improvement. This approach promotes creative thinking and enables us to stay ahead in an evolving business landscape.
Mr. Marine Yagmur Kantar
Yagmur Kantar
Senior Project Manager
What I cherish about working at Mr. Marine is the incredible opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Being part of an international team has enriched my professional experience in ways I never imagined. Working with colleagues from around the world has broadened my horizons and exposed me to different perspectives, ideas, and approaches to problem-solving. It’s a constant reminder that innovation knows no boundaries and that the collective intelligence of a global team can lead to remarkable outcomes.
Mr. Marine Henri Baanen
Henri Baanen
Technical Manager
I love the variety of work and the speed of the business. After almost 15 years of being part of the Mr. Marine team, the “having fun” part of the business is still there for me.
Klaas Minnema
Senior Controller
Working at Mr. Marine is an absolute joy for several reasons. Firstly, the culture here is incredibly open and supportive. Being part of a young, dynamic team in an organization that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement is invigorating. What’s truly fascinating is the global aspect – interacting with customers and colleagues from diverse backgrounds, enriching the internal environment with a myriad of perspectives and experiences.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Mr. Marine is an equal opportunity employer, in accordance with Dutch law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where all employees are valued and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, age, disability, or any other protected status under Dutch law.

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