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SAFEWAY – Operations Manager Taiwan

Is your 2nd nature problem solving and are you up for a challenge? As Operations Manager Taiwan you are responsible for both technical and operational project services during the preparation and execution phase. Your clients are internal project managers, external clients, subcontractors, and suppliers for which you will act as first point of contact for any operational issues which may arise. You will provide input to engineers and report to Manager Operations in the Netherlands. Safety is a key value in your way of working as well as contribution to continues improvement.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities

· Communicator, problem solver, hands on

· Able to handle unforeseen situations. Act professional and is a team-player.

· Able to expand local Taiwan operations.

· First point of contact to Taiwanese clients and Taiwan offshore based Safeway operators.

· Arrange topics such as crewing, visa and spare parts when required in close corporation with clients and Safeway organisation

· Independent and self-starting

· Close corporation with the head office in the Netherlands

· Direct reporting to the Operations Manager in the Netherlands

· Setup local supply chain for maintenance and spare parts

· Anticipates problems and takes preventive action

· Organize, manage and supervise equipment mobilisations and demobilisations

Working as a Operations Manager Taiwan means that you will prepare and coordinate maintenance and technical issues. You are responsible for all coordination of Taiwan based Safeway equipment and personnel. You will take appropriate action related to improvements resulting from lessons learned in order to implement for future work.


· Professional Education in Economy and Technical/ logistics,

· Offshore Certificates are preferred

· Offshore medical preferred


· Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a maritime project environment

· Relevant experience in Offshore and/or Wind industry is preferred

Other Requirements

· Fluent in spoken and written in English

· Willingness to travel (both on and offshore)

· no 9 to 5 mentality

· Stress resistant

· Standard MS Office abilities

· Flexible and able to adapt to changing situations

· General knowledge of offshore and/or offshore wind vessels is preferred

Any questions? Call us! Our colleagues will answer all your questions.

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Part of van Aalst Group | Baanhoekweg 16 | 3313 LA Dordrecht |

The Netherlands | +31(0)78 622 13 04 |

Sales Engineer

Do you want to work within an innovative, dynamic organisation focused on state of the art of technology as a ‘Sales Engineer’? Then we are looking for you! We are expanding our sales crew and therefore we are looking for a new colleague who can support our sales efforts with Engineering and R&D. This support is defined quite extensively from cost calculations of new designs and projects to presenting Safeway gangway solutions in meetings, and from preparing drawings and workability reports to sparring with the CEO and the Engineering department on R&D.

What tasks are we looking for:

-Prepare cost calculations for new Safeway gangway designs and worldwide projects
-Develop state-of the art R&D with the CEO and Engineering for new markets
-Communicate with end users, clients and other stakeholders on the Safeway features and create early project awareness of its game-changing technology
-Represent Safeway on engineering in commercial meetings and visits
-Prepare drawings for Safeway gangway projects
-Prepare workability reports of Safeway gangways on offshore support vessels
-Writing new and further developing existing detailed technical specifications
-Liaise in early bidding phase with Engineering, Production, Operations and Procurement to prepare/support on gangway tenders/EoIs/RFIs/RFQs
-Communicate with the sales managers on market introduction of new solutions
-Guiding Operations, Production and Engineering on execution post-award
-Manage all further relevant administrative and supportive tasks, related to engineering within the sales department.

Your profile:

-You successfully graduated at Bachelor or Master level in Engineering/Naval architecture/Offshore Technology.
-You have excellent Dutch and English communication skills, both written and verbal
-You have an open, client positive attitude.
-You are disciplined, accurate, proactive, you like to explore opportunities and challenges and you can handle stressful circumstances. You are foremost a team player, but can also meticulously zoom in on a technical solution or calculation.
-You have a relevant working experience of at least 5 years in the offshore/maritime or related industry.

We offer

-An open and informal company culture with enthusiastic colleagues;
-An environment where your input is appreciated and stimulated;
-A versatile and independent position in a dynamic, international operating company;
-Great possibilities for personal development and education;
-Excellent terms of employment;
-Also important; a lot of company events and Friday afternoon drinks.

Any questions? Call us! Our colleagues will answer all your questions.

Interested? Do not hesitate and contact us or send your cv to

Join the family!

Part of van Aalst Group | Baanhoekweg 16 | 3313 LA Dordrecht |

The Netherlands | +31(0)78 622 13 04 |

Interested in working at Safeway?

Do you want to work within an innovative, dynamic and fast growing organisation focused on state of the art technology? At Safeway we focus on joint results, we pay attention to the person behind the employee and we work together in a relaxed atmosphere. Send your application with motivation and CV to:

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Do you want to be part of the exciting upcoming W2W market for passenger and cargo transfer systems?Growing demandThe W2W market becomes more mature with generally accepted working standards and dedicated vessels equipped for this service. Whereas a W2W system presently is considered as a unique asset on a vessel, the increasing demand and future matureness of the service W2W equipment will become a standard element on offshore vessels

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