Job Opening - Deputy Technical Manager (DTM)

21 October 2020

Are you a maritime technical profile, with experience from 2- and 4 stroke engines? Are you motivated to work for a company that protects the world’s oceans through green technology for ballast water? Then we have just the position for you!

On behalf of BAWAT, MARPRO is looking for a Technical Specialist

Bawat A/S is a Danish-owned company that offers a unique green solution for treating ballast water. Ballast water transported by ships must not be discharged into new waters without treatment. The solution is based on using the ship’s waste heat to pasteurise the ballast water. This green technology uses neither chemicals nor additional energy, which makes it unique among the market’s competing solutions. It is approved, patented, and still possess great development potential. Bawat A/S has already sold ballast-water installations to several of the world’s leading shipping companies and is ready to speed up the commercialisation. The market is very attractive, since the world’s collective fleet of ships – large and small, new, and old – are now obliged only to discharge treated ballast water. Moreover, a unique feature of the technology is that it can be used to great advantage in both ports and shipyards.


You have a background as a marine engineer, engineer, or a similar practical/theoretical background. In addition, you have min. 1 year of seagoing experience and possess detailed insight into how engine rooms operate. You are technically savvy and have good knowledge about both the mechanical and electrical aspects of technical marine systems. You know how to calculate heat and mass balances. You could be an experienced marine engineer who wants to go ashore, a technical superintendent, a technical profile working for a technical supplier or have e.g. offshore experience. You are an entrepreneurial spirit who is ready to take part in a growth journey.

The job

You refer to the Technical Manager and together you will manage a team of engineering profiles in the engineering department. You lead by example and enjoy training and coaching less experienced colleagues. Given the early stages of Bawat´s development, you are prepared to get your hands dirty and take responsibility for project execution too. There will be a wide variety of tasks, thus a flexible approach is desired. It is an advantage if you are familiar with Microsoft Projects and/or are a certified project manager, e.g. Prince 2 – but it is not required.


Daily hands-on engagement with the engineering team where the core tasks are;

  • Support to the sales teams in the pre-order phase related to system design, P&ID lay-out and equipment selection
  • Support to the project teams during installation and commissioning of Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) with operational procedures, documentation, and engineering support
  • Quality system
  • Class and flag compliance for BWTS installations
  • Continuous development of the product portfolio

There will be some travel in connection with ship inspections, installation supervision and system commissioning (you should be prepared for 20-50 days of travelling per year).

Working for Bawat A/S means

  • you will work with a solution, that solves an environmental challenge in a sustainable way
  • you will be part of a team of experts, that are in the forefront of science and technical development
  • you will join a team of people who are passionate about their work
  • you will have plenty of opportunities for personal development in a busy working environment with rapid decision-making processes
  • you will be working with committed colleagues at a dynamic workplace in Hørsholm
  • we communicate in English with our customers and suppliers, and work in an open and inspiring office environment.

The recruitment process is handled by MARPRO. For questions, please contact Managing Director, Jakob le Fevre, MARPRO on +45 5370 0995.

Application deadline is 11-11-2020, 2020. If interested in being part of the journey, please send your motivated application and CV, by clicking the apply link. Please check that you receive the confirmation email to ensure efficient communication regarding the further process. If not received within 10 minutes after applying, please check your spam folder.

About BAWAT:

The development of an entirely new approach to ballast water management that is simple, flexible, cost-effective, and sustainable led to the founding of Bawat in 2011. Since then, Bawat has built upon its innovative breakthrough to offer targeted, state-of-the art solutions to the maritime industry as this sector adapts to a new environmental framework at sea. Bawat is an engineer-driven company that is rooted in the tradition of Danish maritime innovation. Bawat has a deep maritime insight and expertise and an extensive network in the sector. For these reasons, Bawat is seen as a trusted and professional partner.

Please submit your application via Marpro 



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