Engineering Manager – Vacancy


Njord Offshore operate a fleet of high quality crew transfer vessels in the European Offshore Windfarm sector.

We are recruiting for a Fleet Engineering Manager, a predominantly office-based role from our Offices at Tendring, Essex.

This is a full time position in a fast changing and dynamic environment and the successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and communication skills along with an in depth technical knowledge of fast small craft and their main machinery.

You will be liaising closely with the operations departments and working to tight deadlines whilst managing a team of travelling Fleet Engineers and liaising closely with vessel engineers and crew.

The role will also required some travel to the vessels to supervise yard periods or vessel works.


Job Role Duties

Maintain a high level of maintenance and reliability of the vessel fleet

Manage, with the support of the fleet engineers, vessel defects and planned maintenance.

Plan yard periods along with advanced planning of scope of works and equipment/parts required

Task the team of travelling shoreside fleet engineers who are working on a 3 week on/off rotations

With the assistance of the purchasing department, source the replacement parts for defects

Manage and motivate fleet engineers.

Avoid repeat breakdowns through cause/analysis investigation and condition monitoring

Develop and maintain critical spares and spares inventory and ensure a robust system is in place for tracking equipment, inventory and assets

Ensure compliance with EH&S and, in conjunction with the fleet engineers, develop standard operating procedures for important tasks.

Keep abreast of relevant technical developments, working practices and department procedures


Minimum Requirements

Requires a degree (or similar) qualification in Marine Engineering or must have experience in a similar role.

Must be able to work closely as part of a team

Driving License

Reliable and flexible

Strong problem solving skills

Hard worker


Attractive package – subject to experience


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