In-house Rental & Repair Technician

Join our expanding Kongsberg Discovery team!

  *** Due to immigration laws this position is only open to EU or Schengen citizens or candidates with a permanent resident & work permit *** 


 For our expanding Kongsberg Discovery team in The Netherlands, we are looking for an in-house Rental & Repair Technician.


As a Rental & Repair Technician, you are part of growing Rental & Repair team based in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands and will provide effective in-house technical support for the full range of Kongsberg Discovery products operated by the Rental and Repair team towards our Benelux customers.  The technician must have a good understanding of electrical and electronic system principles and be able to apply this, hands on, to maintain, repair and resolve problems on a variety of KD products next to a natural ability to handle administrative and reporting tasks.


Working as a Rental & Repair Technician you will carry out maintenance, test, and preparation activities of Kongsberg Discovery equipment in our workshop at the office. If you have technical qualifications in hydrographic or any other relevant systems or you have gathered equivalent work experience, then you have the competence we need. If you also identify with our values; determined, innovative, collaborative, reliable and consider yourself highly motivated for rental and repair support activities, you are the candidate we are looking for.


Kongsberg Maritime Netherlands BV is a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime AS with an office with 77 employees based in Spijkenisse. We are working in Sales, Aftermarket Sales and Customer Support and cover the Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg Digital and Kongsberg Discovery product range.


What we offer  


As a technician you will get the chance to work towards PROTECHTING PEOPLE AND PLANET with leading technology in an industry which is working towards more environment friendly and green solutions. You will collaborate with people from different cultures.

You will be an important contributor in an exclusive technical, safe and fun environment. This all concludes in a challenging job with varied tasks and activities. We offer you a high degree of personal development and a variety of career opportunities. 

Kongsberg Maritime Netherlands BV is linked to the Collective Labor Agreement ‘Metal & Technique’ for all collective arrangements, like salary increases, vacation/ADV arrangements, a good pension scheme, et cetera.

We have excellent secondary benefits exceeding the mandatory benefits from the collective agreement, including a laptop / mobile phone, flexible work hours, hybrid working, additional contribution to the pension scheme and other monetary benefits. This is all next to a competitive salary with an annual salary increase step system.


Key accountabilities 

  • Perform the in-house test/inspection and repair of rental or customer equipment returned for evaluation or service,
  • Maintain rental equipment in good working condition,
  • Check scope of delivery / returns before and after rental according to checklist, check physical status,
  • Monitor the status of customer repair jobs and ensure all data is entered correctly and kept up-to-date on service database(s),
  • Maintain and organize a clean workshop, outside container storage facility, and tools & equipment,
  • Support the Rental & Repair team with order processing activities,
  • Documentation and reporting.


 You are able to 

  • co-operate well with team members, share knowledge, experience, information, and support others
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, define clear priorities
  • communicate in a clear, precise, and structured way
  • enjoy working in a challenging 24/7 industry


Qualifications and experience 

  • A degree e.g., Electro/Hydrography/Subsea systems. Relevant experience may compensate for lack of education
  • Interested in hydrographic products
  • General good knowledge of computer & network systems / data communication
  • Natural ability to handle administrative and reporting tasks
  • Proficient written and oral skills in Dutch and English


Kongsberg Discovery is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations, and project delivery for KONGSBERG's subsea and marine surface sensors, hydroacoustic positioning, sonar & mapping systems, robotic vessels, and communications systems. Through its comprehensive portfolio of offerings, Kongsberg Discovery continues to be recognized as a world leader in its core markets all over the world. We have a strong history and track record of delivering world-class products and services to customers across the globe. There is a firm focus on developing advanced technological and autonomous systems that optimize operations at sea – while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact – our solutions are key in transforming the maritime sector for a more sustainable future.


KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two-hundred-year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.


Protechting people and planet


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