At Windcat, we have been at the forefront of providing specialist crew transfer vessels to the offshore industry for over two decades. With a growing fleet of over 55 vessels and even more vessels in build, including the new MK5 series, we are one of the largest CTV operators in the industry. We are adding a new vessel type to our fleet to offer safety and comfort for up to 120 people: five Elevation Series CSOVs are currently underway. The first of these innovative vessels is expected to launch in 2025, completing our existing CTV fleet.

Our offices in Lowestoft (UK) and IJmuiden (the Netherlands) support the operation of our vessels across multiple sites and collaborates with local partners across Europe.

Windcat is a family that stands for pioneering experience, efficiency, trust and service, for a sustainable future. Ultimately, the way of working and the people at Windcat is what makes us stand out!

Windcat is a part of CMB.TECH, a shipping and cleantech company that develops, builds, owns and operates large marine and industrial applications that can run on hydrogen or ammonia. Therefore, we build all our new vessels to run on hydrogen, marking a significant step towards reducing carbon emissions.

We continue to grow and maintain the leading position in the market with the continuous development of the company and expansion of our talented, passionate, and enthusiastic teams. To do this we are looking for a Work Preparer / Project Assistant, to join our new build technical team, whose expertise in supervising all facets of design and construction of new vessels are critical to the success of our long-term plans.

Job Description

Reporting to the New Build Project Manager you will be an integral part of a small team by maintaining operational documentation in an independent and systematic manner.

Key Duties
  • Maintaining operational documentation, such as maintenance programs and manuals
  • Archiving the certification of the new ships
  • Setting up and contributing of vessel planned maintenance system MARAD / Sharepoint
  • ‘After sales support’ from new construction team to operational departments
  • Archiving vessel project documentation for newbuild and retrofit.
  • Follow-up of outstanding orders placed by the departments
  • Assistance of import shipments / contacting import handlers
  • Archiving the certification of the new ships
Skills and experience


  • MBO, work and thinking level
  • Able to archive systematically and independently
  • Dutch and English language, spoken and written
  • Technical knowledge
  • Driving License B
  • IJmuiden region


  • Previous experience in a marine related role
  • Be part of a pioneering team shaping the future of the offshore industry
  • Employment in an international organisation (probation period applies)
  • Hours: 32- 40 hours
  • Location: IJmuiden NL
  • Attractive salary
  • Competitive benefits package including company pension scheme

Please send your CV and covering letter/email to Vicky Webber, HR Business Partner,