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Vacancy: DPA / QHSE Engineer (Shipping)

Jumbo has built a worldwide reputation of engineered solutions for the full range of Heavy Lift Transport and Offshore Installations. Founded in 1968, Jumbo is an independent company with a long-term vision for success. That success is driven by client-satisfaction, long-term strategies and the notion that, in this highly specialized and complex field, trust and reliability is key. That is why Jumbo invests heavily in the continuous development of both office staff and fleet.

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Jumbo is a family owned company, with the Head Office located in Schiedam, with committed people with a ‘hands-on mentality’. This is reflected in the way we work together and how we think along with our clients and partners looking for the best solution. Jumbo is and strives to be a responsible partner focused on the sustainability and safety of all its stakeholders; we have developed our own Stay Well program to secure our leading position.

Jumbo’s QHSE department is responsible for the company management system, for compliance with ISM/ISPS/MLC and advising on safe working practices for both company as projects. To strengthen the QHSE Department Jumbo seeks a DPA / QHSE Engineer (Shipping).

The DPA / QHSE engineer will support the vessels and projects with DPA / QHSE related topics and will challenge the project on QHSE related matters, initiate improvements and define risk reducing measures. As QHSE engineer, you will align with client and subcontractor to implement the safest way of working for the project.



  • Knowledge of ISO9001, ISO45001, ISO14001;
  • Understanding of maritime related legislation and requirements ( ISM, ISPS, MLC, CMID, OVID etc..) is a pre;
  • Affinity with the maritime and offshore industry;
  • Good knowledge of the English language (verbally and in writing);
  • Document control system knowledge and business process understanding;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint);
  • Excellent communication skills, presentation, and facilitator skills;
  • Pro-active coordinator, with the ability to set priorities;
  • Social team player with hands-on attitude;
  • Project QA experience (preferably obtained in the Upstream Oil & Gas industry);
  • 5–10-year experience in a similar position;
  • Ability to initiate and lead RCA investigations;
  • Ability to provide practical advice and hands-on solutions;
  • Good interpersonal and cross-cultural skills to successfully work in an internationally composed organization;
  • Willing to travel abroad to support audits and local offices: minimum anticipated is once a year to the JUMBO Manila office in the Philippines.

As QHSE Engineer

  • Support the Project Manager with QHSE matters related to a shipping project;
  • Improve QHSE awareness and knowledge within Jumbo;
  • Execution and facilitation of audits, safety surveys, recommendation of (corrective) actions, follow-up and close-out for shipping projects;
  • Compliancy of vessels with project and ISM requirements;
  • Identify and encourage QA and HSE improvement actions;
  • Act as trainer for our Stay Well program;
  • Monitor regulatory changes, organizational changes or changes in company activities, and translate these into advice to DM and PM to assure QHSE compliance and zero incident culture in current and future projects;
  • Develop and maintain standard Jumbo project tools (documents, methods, strategies, training etc.) to improve our way of working and project efficiency;
  • Advice commerce during tender phase on HSE matters of a client request;
  • Encourage others to have a high-quality working standard and a high level of safety in the working environment.


  • Knowledge of ISO9001, ISO45001, ISO14001, ISM, ISPS, MLC;
  • Affinity with the maritime industry;
  • Good knowledge of the English language (verbally and in writing);
  • Project QHSE experience;
  • 5-10 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Ability to initiate and lead RCA investigations;
  • HSE Training (e.g. HVK or NEBOSH equivalent );
  • ISO 9001/ISO45001/ISO14001 Lead Auditor Experience of implementing unsafe Act Auditing Schemes (STOP, ASA, OOG, etc.);
  • Experience of implementing Behavior / Culture Based Safety Management schemes;
  • Familiar with good safe working practices with respect to lifting and hoisting equipment, slinging of loads, working at height, confined space entries, stored energy, PPE, COSHH, etc.;
  • Willing to travel to vessels on a regular basis.


  • Capable to advocate the company QHSE policy and system;
  • Flexible, self-motivated and pro-active;
  • Excellent communication skills, presentation and facilitator skills;
  • Social team player with hands-on attitude;
  • Ability to provide practical advice and hands-on solutions;
  • Good interpersonal and cross-cultural skills to successfully work in an internationally composed organization.


Jumbo offers a challenging and interesting position in a dynamic, international organization that has a clear vision for innovation and growth. Jumbo stimulates a healthy lifestyle both in and out of the office, by supporting and sponsoring Jumbo’s sport teams and activities. Besides our competitive salaries Jumbo offers excellent fringe benefits such as:

  • A solid pension package;
  • 28 paid leave days a year;
  • A personal training budget;
  • A personal leadership program via;
  • Make use of fitness facilities at Jumbo Schiedam.

The headquarters of Jumbo is based in Schiedam. Within Jumbo there is an informal working environment and every month you are welcome to join the Thursday afternoon drinks in the company restaurant.


Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Robin den Dulk, Corporate Recruiter via or via telephone number +31 (0)10 7900 300.

Applications (in English) should respond specifically to the requirements including curriculum vitae and motivation letter, to the Human Resource Department via our website (

Reactions from staffing agencies and other 3rd parties are not appreciated.


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