Oceaneering Engineering Supervisor in Utrecht, Netherlands

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project management.

Oceaneering AGV Systems, an Oceaneering International Company, develops, implements and markets Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVs), navigation hardware, and software. We offer customized and automated transport solutions to efficiently, competitively and effectively meet the ever-increasing transport demands of various industries by increasing productivity, reliability, flexibility and safety standards through innovation, expertise and robustness. Oceaneering AGV Systems has been delivering automatic guided vehicle solutions to the world's leading companies for 30 years.

*For more information please go to *www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs).

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Coordinate and supervise an interdisciplinary team of engineers, drafters, and technical writers.

  • Provide work and technical leadership for lower level employees.

  • Review progress and evaluate results of work accomplished by self and others.

  • Coordinate and direct engineering projects that may include a variety of complex features and design requirements.

  • Review and approve objectives, schedules, and estimates for difficult assignments.

  • Estimate resource requirements to meet technical and scheduling objectives.

  • Estimate personnel needs and coordinate work to meet completion dates.

  • Review completion and implementation of technical products.

  • Ensure that customer requirements are systematically converted into total system solutions.

  • Analyze and develop design approaches for complex engineering projects.

  • Demonstrate excellent technical judgment and appreciable independent evaluation and ingenuity.

  • Make independent decisions to resolve engineering problems and methods.

  • Develop and apply advanced engineering design methods, theories, and research techniques within related technical fields.

  • Conduct investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

  • Generate work instructions and test procedures.

  • Controlling (EPDM) engineering project drawing structures from release- retractions-redlines while ensuring configuration standards are maintained at all times

  • Supports the development or review of engineering change proposals from beginning of project kickoff to delivery.

  • Interact with customer representatives to define and manage customer expectations.

  • Participate in Technical Working Groups to assess and improve ADTECH processes and capabilities.

  • Provide technical consultation to other organizations.

  • Review literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.

  • Assist in bid and proposal efforts by providing cost estimations, technical approach definitions, and input to baseline schedule data.

  • Evaluate vendor capability to provide required products or services.

  • Occasional work outside normal working hours should be anticipated.

  • Some travel may be required.


  • Additional duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics.

  • 10 to 15 years of practical experience in mechanical engineering, controls, and/or automation.

  • *3 to 5 years of experience directing and leading others. *

  • Demonstrated and well-developed leadership qualities.

  • Capable of managing technical aspects of important and complex projects.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Strong technical writing skills.

  • Excellent analytical skills for preparing and reviewing technical and project reports.

  • Advanced knowledge and practical application of related engineering principles.


  • Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM) experience preferred.

Job Title: Engineering Supervisor

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands

Job ID: 12186

Regular/Temporary: Regular