Quality Assurance Specialist

Royal IHC is a leading supplier of maritime technology and expert craftsmanship. Driven by innovation, our dedicated experts provide a competitive edge to our worldwide customers in the dredging, offshore, mining and defence industries. However, Royal IHC is much more than vessels, equipment and services.

We deliver reliable, integrated solutions that improve operational efficiency and create a platform for a more sustainable performance. As we navigate new waters, our aim remains unchanged: to discover the smartest and safest way forward for both our customers and our people. Together, we create the maritime future.

In 2042 (when we exist 400 years) Royal IHC will be a fully sustainable company with a net-zero portfolio.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide support to designated units on the creation and improvement of management system processes and documentation.
  • Review compliance of company management system with applicable policies and standards.
  • Manage process nonconformity reports (NCR) and corrective/preventive actions.
  • Identify quality assurance related project requirements included in the contract and specifications and incorporate it in quality assurance related procedures and plans.
  • Prepare Project Quality Plan (PQP) in consultation with relevant project disciplines.
  • Prepare project Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) in consultation with relevant project disciplines.
  • Support in nonconformity corrective actions and root cause analysis (RCA).
  • Develop, maintain and improve quality assurance owned management system documentation.
  • Plan and execute internal audits as per audit schedule.
  • Analyse, evaluate and report quality related metrics and data.
  • Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders and raise awareness on quality assurance.
  • Identify quality related project risks, issues and improvement opportunities, propose adequate mitigation and improvement actions, and participate in related review meeting.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Higher vocational degree (bachelor’s degree).
  • Good command of English language at least B2 level, preferably C1.
  • Possibility to work in the Kinderdijk office for minimum of 3 days a week.
  • Knowledge of integrated management systems (ISO45001, ISO14001, ISO9001).
  • Knowledge of information systems (e.g. SharePoint, Mavim, PowerBI, IFS, Visio).
  • Knowledge of quality control methods and techniques.
  • Problem solving methods and techniques.
  • A learning mindset and attitude.
  • Strong communication skills, focused on connecting with line organization.
  • Knowledge of implementation and/or change management is a plus.

What we offer you

  • A gross monthly salary between €3152 and €4736 + 8% holiday allowance (based on a fulltime working week).
  • Good work/life balance with 40 vacation days for full-time employment with the option to buy or sell (additional) leave.
  • The possibility to work from home one day a week with associated expense allowance and/or to perform the work on the basis of flexible working hours (depending on the position).
  • An average salary pension scheme in which matters are properly arranged in the event of accidental death, incapacity for work or unemployment.
  • Good disability insurance.
  • Participation (on a voluntary basis) in the Social Fund, on the basis of which care and related costs are reimbursed that are not covered by your health insurance.
  • Discount on VGZ’s additional healthcare insurance.
  • A training budget of €1,500 every three years.
  • Unlimited sporting in our own fitness room (in exchange for the sustainable employability day).
  • € 0,21 per kilometer commuting allowance.
  • A profit-sharing scheme.


For more information please contact Michiel Daamen, 06-29422744

Dienstverband: Vast
Uren: Full-Time
Opleidingsniveau: HBO/WO
Carriereniveau: Junior
Trefwoorden: Processmanagement, Management Systems, Audits, Shipbuilding, Project Quality Plan