Svitzer recruits 01 Technical Superintendent
Transports et logistique
Technical Superintendent, Angola
AngolaSoyoLocal/InternationalShip Management/Shipping Offshore OperationsLast application date: 7/6/2021
As the Technical Superintendent (TSI) Angola, you will lead the technical activities of the operation within the country and manage the maintenance of vessels so that it achieves its short and long-term financial, commercial and operating objectives, as set by the overall country business plan.This role will be based in Soyo, Angola reporting to the Country Manager, Angola.
We offerAt Svitzer, we believe that a long-term successful career happens when there is a match between what you are passionate about, what you are good at and what is needed by our business. A successful career will include a variety of experiences that stretch you, bring you out of your comfort zone and offer you an opportunity to learn and grow in ways that also build our business.You will be exposed to a wide and challenging range of business issues requiring regular engagement, coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders across various management levels within Svitzer.Opportunities to work and communicate across geographical and cultural borders will enable you to build a strong professional network, as well as broaden your knowledge and strengthen your technical and professional foundation.
Key responsibilities• Overall technical and maintenance responsibility of local fleet.• Minimize downtime and ensure vessel technical operational issues on ships are attended to, ensuring that safety is a primary responsibility.• Monitor vessels’ activities and ensure preventive maintenance and repair works are carried out by vessel staff in the most efficient manner in accordance with planned maintenance schedules.• Follow up on operational performance of vessels and arrange corrective actions to be carried out as necessary.• Plan execute and coordinate dry-docking of vessels.• Produce, Manage and be accountable for Technical budgets and cost control for maintenance, repairs, stores, modification and dry docking while ensuring compliance with class.• Ensure that all vessel certifications and surveys for class, flag and international requirements are in order.• Liaising with Flag State and Port State control.• Coordinate with crewing and Operational department to ensure vessels are properly crewed with competent personnel.• Works closely with the Operations Manager and HSE Manager providing technical advice.• Ensure timely preparation of technical reports or information to stakeholders.• To arrange local supply contacts and arrangements to ensure continuity within the operating budget as locally agreed.• To directly supervise sub-contractors working on the company’s vessels and equipment on-site.• To advise management promptly of any fault with or damages to the vessels or equipment.• To maintain a continuous record of maintenance under an agreed program in a suitable planned maintenance system.• Ensure maintenance of quality control and cost effectiveness of all projects• Implement and maintain repair and maintenance procedures for Company owned equipment.• Mentor, train and appraise Technical field staff, including Chief Engineers Communicate with the Regional Technical Manager on a regular basis about Angola operations.• Prepare a schedule of equipment needing repair or regular servicing.• Ensure all operations are conducted in accordance with company procedures and safety requirements.• Ensure timely closeouts of technical issues that may arise from internal and external audits.
We are looking for• Minimum 3-years’ experience in technical management of offshore support vessels• Engineering graduate preferably in marine engineering and/or possess Class 1 Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency. Preferably having sailed on offshore / towage vessels• Familiar with maritime rules and regulations, codes and guidelines, ISM code and ISPS requirements• Experience with Niigata, CAT and Scania engines• Good Interpersonal and communication skills• Comfortable working with common Microsoft Office IT applications• You will have a people orientated leadership style that fosters a dynamic, positive work environment in your team and across the Angola organisation.POSTULER