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Henk de Jong, Director Service Unit Central Europe


(CLOSED) Vacancy: General Manager Operations, Service Unit Central Europe

Location: Germany, Netherlands or Poland
Application deadline: 30/09/2019


diploma2B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Engineering / technical background
package2Min. 10 years experience in maritime or similar industry
package2Min. 5 years experience in a senior leadership role
language2Fluent in written and spoken English
communicate2Interpersonal, collaboration and influencing skills


vacation2Excellent work-life balance, number of vacation days
laptopWÑrtsilÑ v2 BlackCar, laptop, mobile phone
education2Access to internal training programme
salary2Great salary based on your performance
planeWÑrtsilÑ v2 BlackFrequent travel to different locations

Your mission

  • Lead and manage SUCEN Operations: about 310 FTE in total divided in Germany, Netherlands, Poland (8 direct reports) 
  • Strong entrepreneurial utilization of our assets. Further develop the department and business
  • Create and ensure continuous learning program (culture) in SUCEN Operations department
  • Seamless co-operation between internal and external stakeholders
  • Actively promote new business development


We are looking for a service and result oriented General Manager, Operations to be part of ensuring that we are the most valued business partner for our customers, and the best choice for our employees, by providing sustainable solutions for our customers through high quality products and services. The Service Unit (SUCEN) is mainly present in the Netherlands, Germany and Poland.

As the General Manager Operations you will be accountable for the effective performance and proactive development of all operations activities in the Service Unit (Field Service, Workshop Services), providing best-in-class services to our customers. You organize, develop and manage the team to ensure the right competence, quality and safety is in place for timely and efficient (profitable) execution of service jobs.

The position will be located in one of the countries listed above, will report to the Services Unit Director and be a member of the Services Unit Management Team. Travelling to different locations within the Services Unit must be expected to be present as a leader and to walk-the-talk.

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Are you eager to provide guidance to the operations team of the Service Unit Central Europe? 

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