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Production Coordinator



Administration, Product
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Are you ready to take on a new challenge and join our Production team? You will be part of a bright community responsible for delivering qualitative machines, where you will be the interface for internal clients and external suppliers. Don't miss this opportunity to make a positive impact on our projects while developing your skills and knowledge!

About Ampelmann

Ampelmann makes offshore access as easy as crossing the street. Our drive is to make the offshore industry safer, enable the energy transition and have a great career in the meantime. We combine the challenges of a large globally-operating organisation with a change-positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit. Personal development and responsibility take centre stage at Ampelmann. Growing Ampelmann means growing you.

Read more about the Ampelmann story here and have an ‘inside look’ here.

About the Production & Assembly team
The Production & Assembly team is part of the Innovations Department and is responsible for transforming technical specifications into products that are certified, reliable and of excellent quality. The team is also in charge of the Production Facility in Rotterdam, making sure that all activities are performed according to the highest safety standards. The team consists of Production Engineers, Production Mechanics, a Draftsman, Production Support colleagues, an Assembly Supervisor and the soon to be Production Coordinator. In this role you will report to the Manager Production & Assembly.

Your role as Production Coordinator
As a Production Coordinator, you will act as the internal supplier to our Supply Chain department for Ampelmann sub-assemblies and custom parts, such as luffing cylinders or slewing motors. You will be in the lead for relevant quality and document control processes, while working closely with the QC team lead, Asset Engineers, and your internal clients (consisting of the Supply Chain Planner and Warehouse Coordinator).
Apart from these activities, you will support design owners by improving technical specifications and travel incidentally to suppliers. Moreover, as our new Production Coordinator, you will also become part of the Production Community for knowledge sharing together with Production and Maintenance Engineers.
This is a new role within the company, therefore there is enough room for improving the current work process and for creating a positive impact on either newly built or overhaul projects.

Regular activities

  • Process internal purchase orders for non-standard Ampelmann parts

  • Create planning and budget estimates

  • Contract existing suppliers and coordinate kick-off meetings and ITP’s (Inspection & Test Protocols)

  • Assign quality control resources

  • Monitor progress and reporting

  • Follow-up on non-conformities (NC’s) and technical queries (TQ’s)

  • Identify and follow-up on potential design and process improvements

We ask

  • Bachelor's / Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering or MBO 4 diploma (technical level) with a few years of working experience

  • Preferable 1-2 years of working experience in a technical or logistics/technical buyer/supply-chain role

  • Experience with reading technical drawings (reading electric/hydraulic diagrams is preferred)

  • Proactive attitude and willingness to support the team

  • Ability to prioritise, keeping a clear overview and a continuous improvement mindset

  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English

  • Proficiency in MS Office

You get

  • A great work environment with innovative and change-willing aspirations.

  • High degree of responsibility and room to have significant impact.

  • Monthly gross salary between EUR 2.602 - EUR 3.717 based on your experience.

  • Good secondary benefits (e.g. unlimited vacation days, annual bonus, Working from Home policy).

  • Ampelmann Academy for all your personal and professional development needs.

You can apply before 31 May 2023 by uploading your CV and motivation letter via the “Apply Now” button on our website. In the week after the closing date, we will let you know if you have been selected for the first interview round. If there is a match after the first interview, you will proceed to the second interview round. Still a match? Then we will offer you the job!

If you have any questions related to this vacancy, please contact Your contact person for this vacancy is Laura Popescu.