Ship Superintendent at Maersk Line


By The Maritime Executive 2018-04-24 15:05:19

We offer
Maersk Line, Limited offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our current and new customers. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, such as health insurance, dental and vision insurance, a 401K savings plan with an employer match, and paid time off. Maersk Line, Limited encourages continuous learning at work, and we offer various development opportunities to our employees.

Key responsibilities
-Act as advocate for company Safety culture and actively support timely attention to any Safety issue and encourage all levels of the vessel management function to enhance further safety awareness. Ensure that safety is a top priority in all vessel operations.
-Responsible for daily ship management of vessels under responsibility. 
-Ensure timely and sufficient support to vessels on all operational and technical matters at all times.
-Responsible for internal program coordination of both operations and engineering to ensure contract or charter party compliance and customer satisfaction. 
-Responsible for planning and executing maintenance of the vessels regulatory required equipment and respective documentation 
-Provide oversight for vessel Masters and Chief Engineers to ensure that voyages are efficiently and safely performed 
-Supervise in the evaluation and screening of voyage repairs, service contracts and selection of vendors 
-Actively assist in planning and execution dry-docking, larger repairs, classification surveys (ABS, LRS, DNV), regulatory surveys (USCG), equipment upgrades and emergency repairs.
-Actively develop work specifications for voyage / emergency repairs and services from contractors 
-Actively coordinating with terminals, vendors and other functions in order to service the vessel with timely attention and efficiency 
-Address Stevedore Damages and their close out. 
-Conduct performance appraisals for Masters and Chief Engineers serving onboard vessels under responsibility
-Supervise utilization of Ship Manager (asset management operating system) processes and functionalities

We are looking for
Education and Experience: 
-USCG License or equivalent international standard - Chief Engineer or experience 1st Engineer, Unlimited Tonnage, any oceans, or container RO/RO vessel experience preferred 
-Three years shipyard or ship management experience or equivalent with commercial vessels
-B.S. from an accredited institution, degree in marine transportation, marine engineering or equivalent experience is required
-Computer literacy Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Planned Maintenance System, GL Ship Manager 
-Project management experience. 
-Vessel management experience with commercial vessels
-Successful completion of DNV Superintendent certification within one year of hire.
-Good communication skills and can work efficiently with multiple teams ashore and on board. 
-Enhanced problem solving skills and an interest in tackling challenges with innovative solutions, maximizing the use of resources available.

Travel Requirements:
-Extensive travel (including foreign travel and travel in cars, boats, ships, and airplanes) will be required to attend to shipyard maintenance, to ride vessels or visit vessels for quality assurance and general management of vessel and crews, and on short notice for casualties, to conduct investigations and to protect the company's reputation, as is required by the contract specifications, or as directed by management.