(Junior) Planning Engineer – Hoofddorp

(Junior) Planning Engineer – Hoofddorp


Bluewater is a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems (SPM) and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO). Since its foundation in 1978, Bluewater has built a technological lead specialising in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and storage systems, and has become a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems.


The Engineering Department employs over 90 highly skilled and talented designers and engineers and is responsible for providing innovative, cost effective engineering. To strengthen The Engineering Department, Bluewater is now looking for a (Junior) Planning Engineer.


As a Planning Engineer for Engineering you are responsible for establishing of engineering project and tender schedules and for monitoring the timely completion and progress of the project. You act as bridge function between all engineering disciplines and ensure of accurate reporting of the progress on projects.

Within Bluewater you can expect to be involved in developing work break down structures, schedules and progress measurement taking into consideration project constraints and project execution. You will be monitoring the engineering progress, critical path and do forecasting supported by the actual progress gathered from all engineering disciplines and databases. You will be consolidating the progress information and ensuring consistency of the information, and challenging the disciplines for you to analyse, advise and escalate consequences of deficiencies, (potential) risks, changes and opportunities to the project.


We are looking for a (Junior) Planning Engineer with a pro-active attitude and relationship building and interpersonal skills.


– You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering.
– You are an enthusiastic starter or young professional (with up to 5 years of experience)
– You are experienced in, or interested to get proficient in use of Primavera (P6) and Microsoft Project planning software. In addition having experience with spreadsheets, other databases and programming is considered a plus.
– You are able to travel and willing to perform activities abroad (onshore, construction sites).
– You have good communication skills and good understanding of the English language, verbally as well as in writing.


What we offer:
– a fulltime/40 hours per week position within an international environment
– besides a competitive salary, you will receive a 13th month, holiday allowance and travel allowance
– 29 days of paid holiday annually and the opportunity to purchase 10 additional holidays annually
– the opportunity to take part in our collective health insurance scheme
– a good pension scheme of which we pay the complete pension contribution
– onboarding program; we warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel home as soon as possible
– different activities which are very divers and always voluntary, for example playing sports, CPC run, friday drinks, quiz night, Sail day and our annual Christmas party


If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the ‘apply’ button below. This will lead you further through the application process. We kindly ask you to upload your motivation and cv and within 2 weeks, we will inform you on the status of your application.

Please note that this is a permanent staff position. Interim candidates should not apply. We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.

An (online) assessment could be part of the selection procedure.

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.