Barge Operator

Job Responsibilities

Your focus will be to work alongside the operations team and administer the activities required for a smooth and continuous operation of barges / vessels / terminals we operate in ARA.

Other activities a.o:

• Liaise with internal departments : Procurement / Compliance / Finance & Backoffice /Bunker Ops

• Liaise with external entities such as agents/ brokers/surveyors/terminals/customs

• Controlling stock movements barges (organize planning), reporting to Customs and other relevant authorities, perform deliveries to vesselfleet/terminals/suppliers , ex wharf / FOB planning for 3rd party sales.

Basically, you will be relevant person from start till end within supply chain.

Our attention to detail and drive to ensure a flawless service for our customers will be the key to achieving success in this role.


Your mission will be:

• Managing supply and demand plan

• Schedule loads- and deliveries from suppliers / terminals to Maersk Line / Sealand vessel fleet

• Planning & optimizing barges

• Administration /Customs / Stock Performance Plan

You will be at the centre of the action and liaise with internal and external counterparties, building on strong logistics/customer service and administration/analysis skills.




• An energetic, self-starter with good attention to detail who is familiar with operating in a fast paced, multicultural environment.

• Ideally you have experience in areas of barge/shipping/marine industry, Oil & Gas Industry, Customer service oil storage terminal

• You will have an academic education in commerce/administration / shipping & logistics or equivalent industry experience

• You will be fluent in both written and spoken English and have good interpersonal skills. Dutch is an advantage

• pro-active, ambitious, driven, analytical, 24/7 mentality.

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