As the Technical Support Engineer of Dredging Automation Equipment (DAE), you will be responsible for carrying out 2nd line engineering support within the Service department. You will be required to work as part of a team or alone, resolving service calls relating to in-house systems and products, including PLC, SCADA, DigiSys and PC networks. This role is generally executed at our office in Sliedrecht and occasionally on board dredging vessels. Our equipment comprises high standard field sensors, PLC controls, SCADA operations and PC networks.


To be eligible for the position, you must have:

  • a technical bachelor degree level and an affinity for automation
  • knowledge of the in-house systems and products we use
  • the ability to act as an ambassador for our company with our customers
  • excellent communication skills in English and Dutch, verbal and written
  • the ability to be creative in proposing solutions
  • a self-reliant, service-driven, result-oriented, solution-focused and stress resistant approach
  • a VCA-VOL certificate
  • only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates
  • an online assesment and screening may form part of the recruitment process.


As a Technical Support Engineer Dredging Automation Equipment, you will work at IHC Services, based in Kinderdijk. IHC Services is the global market leader in the construction of tools at sea and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore and dredging ships and equipment. IHC Services' core mission is to be the preferred supplier for all services relating to the offshore, dredging and mining industry. From the head office in The Netherlands and with employees working from sites and offices on a global basis, we're able to ensure a local presence and support for customers on every continent. We offer 24/7 Service worldwide and services typically include Repair, Rental, Renovation, Condition Based Services, Feasibility studies, Life Cycle Engineering, Parts & Logistics and Training & Consultancy.With our commitment to technological innovation, in which sustainability and safety are key, we strive to continuously meet the specific needs of each customer in a rapidly evolving world.


Royal IHC offers you a challenging full-time job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Contact informatie

Are you interested in the position of Technical Support Engineer Dredging Automation Equipment and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via this application link. For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

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