You will represent the ship-owner on board of the vessels and in ports. You will deal with specific situations through appropriate actions in order to optimize the management of the vessel.
Reporting to the Fleet Manager, your responsibilities are:
• Ensuring the operational monitoring of container ships of your area
• For each vessel, you will initiate investigations, determine the purchases and repairs to be carried out in order to comply with shipping technical norms, expiry dates and the company’s standards. After the approval of your managers, you will implement them
• During technical interventions, you will supervise and coordinate crew members and external participants (repair yards, shipping experts, classifications Companies, etc.)
• Challenge root cause analysis of defects raised by 3rd parties and import feedbacks in owned fleet
• You will be the key contact of chief engineers, captains, Lines and shipyards. In addition, you will draw up and monitor operational budgets allocated to each vessel
• Appointed CMA Ships expert & representative onsite if required
• Finally, you will update all shipping documents and official certificates that are necessary for the vessel, control their consumptions (oil, fuel, etc.) and participate in their optimization
• In sum, you will ensure the good conditions of the vessels’ seaworthiness and their business performance (certificates, international obligations, speed, capacity, lifting gear, etc.)
• You have a chief/second engineer license, or a degree in naval engineering
• 5-year experience at least as a seafarer and/or in a similar position.
• You are very fluent in spoken and written English and proficient with office and IT tools.
• You have a good knowledge of international shipping regulations. Expert knowledge in a technical field (hull, engines, etc.) will be appreciated.
• Your rigour, responsiveness, and capacity for analysis and synthesis, combined with interpersonal skills, will enable you to succeed in your missions
The position involves frequent business trip (about 45 days/year).
Le Havre, Normandy, France