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Manager Interior – Feadship

Manager Interior – Feadship

Manager Interior – Feadship 600 450 L’INVITÉE

MAKKUM – The seven companies of the Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw Group together build exclusive, sea-going motor yachts of the highest quality under the Feadship brand. Each company has its own role in the construction process, invests in craftsmanship and works with the most modern techniques. All employees share a passion for their work, believe in each other’s abilities and work to the utmost to be the best in their field. Above all, they enjoy working on the dream yachts. Feadship is the largest and most important designer and builder of luxury motor yachts in the world.

The origin of Koninklijke de Vries Scheepsbouw lies in Aalsmeer, where Han de Vries started a shipyard in 1906. At that time, the yard was easy to reach for the flower growers. Han de Vries built many wooden barges. After a short time, other customers came to the yard and he built aluminum sailing and motor yachts. Koninklijke De Vries Shipbuilding in Aalsmeer is now the hub of a group of proud, successful companies that together build exclusive superyachts of the highest quality.

Feadship, First Export Association of Dutch SHIPbuilders, is a partnership established in 1949 between two renowned yacht builders: Royal van Lent Shipyard and Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw and naval architecture firm De Voogt and Naval Architects. Feadship is the market leader in custom built superyachts.

De Vries Scheepsbouw Makkum opened its doors in August 2005. Due to its favorable location on the IJsselmeer, the yard offers the infrastructure for the construction and transport of large yachts. With the experience and passion of the de Vries family, De Vries Scheepsbouw Makkum also supplies exclusive dream yachts under the Feadship brand for a select international clientele. Custom built to perfection. In addition, the craftsmen in Makkum carry out refits of Feadship yachts.

Job description

To strengthen one of the projectteams in De Vries Scheepsbouw Makkum, we are looking for an Interior Manager on behalf of Feadship.
Together with the Project Leader, Technology Manager, Exterior Manager and the other project team members, you ensure from the moment the sales contract is signed that a new Feadship is delivered to a very satisfied owner.

For this you keep a close eye on the planning and budget. In your role you supervise all finishing aspects of the luxury and crew interior on board the yacht (for example building principles, material selection, loose and fixed furniture and marble).
You regularly consult with the owner’s team about this. You are also regularly in consultation with the interior designer, co-builders and other colleagues of the organization.

You assess the design, design and engineering of the designer and co-builders on, among other things, budget and manufacturability. You also interpret the wishes and needs of the customer/designer and translate these into a functional design. In this position you work closely with the engineering team. For the purpose of purchasing, you ensure the correct specifications and, in collaboration with the Purchasing Department, you conclude contracts with co-builders and suppliers.

During the outfitting period at the yard, you act as a source of information for sister companies and co-builders.

Candidate profile

For this position you have extensive knowledge of interior aspects within the luxury yacht or interior construction. You know better than anyone how to bring projects to a successful conclusion with your talent for organizing and coordinating. Working at Feadship means being part of a close-knit team. In order to always be able to guarantee the best quality, commitment, perseverance and teamwork are crucial. For this role you preferably have

  •  HBO work and thinking level;
  • Detailed professional knowledge in the field of finishing aspects within luxury yacht or interior construction or, for example, luxury offices or houses;
  • Eye for perfection and detail;
  • Affinity with technology and the ability to read drawings (assessing completeness and quality);
  • Knowledge of different materials;
  • Experience with project-based work, thinking and steering in processes;
  • Organization and environment sensitive;
  • Plan activities well and complete them within clear deadlines;
  • A proactive attitude to work and the courage to make decisions;
  • The ability to quickly and efficiently translate challenges into solutions;
  • Competencies that suit you; convincingly; customer- and service-oriented, solution-oriented; collaboration, creativity and eagerness.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral in Dutch and English.


You will get a full-time job within an informal organization, a family business and an enthusiastic project team. You will have the opportunity to work on the most beautiful superyachts in the world. Feadship means more than a good salary by a good salary. Enjoying your work, personal development and a good work-life balance are just as important. The more you enjoy yourself, the better your contribution to the projects. Each Feadship is custom build and cannot exist without your contribution. So there is always a piece of yourself in it. That gives a sense of pride. And also a sense of responsibility. Perhaps the most important thing Feadship can offer you. For more information about the terms and conditions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Feadship works exclusively with L’INVITÉE to fill this vacancy. For more information regarding the position and procedural questions, please contact Alida de Boer via alida@linvitee.eu or call 06-20908151.

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