Technical Assistant

Job Title: Technical Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Den Helder, Netherlands
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-12
Reference: BH-108133
Contact Name: Peter Leeuwen
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 12:43

Job Description

As Technical Assistant you perform administrative and technical evaluations to support the Production Manager. You will coordinate and facilitate meetings and weekly reports. The Technical Assistant acts as a vocal-point  for document control, updates and maintains operational instructions and procedures in our management system. In this role we expect your conduct to be highly responsible and confidential, supporting others in their work.  

Main Duties

  • Provides support to Production Manager as and when required
  • Supports technical and engineering personnel with project and maintenance duties
  • Compiles technical reports, such as our weekly operations report 
  • Updates internal operation procedures document if needed 
  • Provides input to technical studies/research projects, technical reports, project planning, etc. 
  • Produces accurate statistics and relevant figures
  • Undertakes data analysis, identifying and investigating variations 
  • Sources technical documents, information and drawings to support our operations 
  • Develops and maintains technical databases, spreadsheets and KPI’s
  • Liaises with Support Engineer and Cost Control on different projects  
  • Responsible for coordination and issuing of Operations Reports and Action Tracker Updates such as RI&E, Audits and HSE follow-up
  • Delivers specific and measurable results across a broad, complex area through management of diverse internal and external resources and partners 
  • Ensures solid relationship with other departments (including Finance, Commercial, Legal, Subsurface and Procurement)  
  • Liaises with, and provide input to relevant Operations Committee forums 
  • Ensures strong relationships with external stakeholders, e.g. Regulatory Authorities, Company Representatives, Partners and Sub-Contractors
  • Contributes to the development of the company strategy, ensuring department goals, objectives and interests are incorporated

Dedication drive & commitment  

Able to take on assignments and duties, show commitment and goodwill to achieve set goals, and seek alternatives. To strive for excellence. Being energetic, passionate and resilient, taking personal accountability for performance and delivering results.


Able to achieve consistent quality, detect problems and make adjustments within permitted norms. Able to anticipate problems and recognize hidden defects.

Order, tidiness and safety 

Attentive and careful in complying with rules and regulations regarding order, tidiness and safety.


To work and communicate effectively with colleagues, partners and all other stakeholders. Respecting the knowledge and experience of others, sharing information and building effective relationships.


Carrying out routine tasks without help or guidance, organizing activities reasonably effectively.


To encourage & celebrate success, performance and diversity. Being approachable, assisting & developing others according to their needs. 

Required qualifications and experience
  • High school diploma, MBO+ education preferred 
  • 1-3 Years of relevant manufacturing experience 
  • Comfortable in a on-the-job training and coaching environment 
  • Solid stakeholder management skills 
  • Able to work under pressure of deadlines 
  • Service-oriented and problem-solving can do attitude 
  • Able to work both in a team and autonomously  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, email, and web-based applications 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Dutch and English
  • Offshore travels on occasional basis must be expected