Monitor technical performance of assigned vessels, prepare quotations, write specifications, and initiate and supervise all necessary maintenance and inspections. Work in line with the company's technical standards and provide feedback for further improvement. Prepare, manage, and maintain work in a timely manner, within budget, and of the best quality.
Our team is currently looking for a Vessel Technical Superintendent for a client in the transportation and logistics industry.
· A Marine engineer with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
· Extended knowledge of maintenance methods and execution, Class and Flag state certification and QHSE policies and guidelines.
· Excellent analytical skills with the ability to prioritize and get to the core of the problem.
· Organizational, planning and time management skills.
· Ability to provide leadership to chief engineers, Captains, and subcontractors; takes accountability.
· Good communication skills.
· Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Quality assurance, Health, Safety & Environment (QHSE):
· Keep actively up to date with the QHSE manual and procedures.
· Ensure safe and healthy execution of activities in the department.
· Monitors safety performance of subcontracted work on ships and or yards.
· In case of doubts or anything unclear, speak up-communicate or ask for a time out.
Annual technical budget
· Prepare quotations and give input in Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and Planned Maintenance (PM) budget for the country.
· Monitor and report on the budget.
Minor and major Maintenance, including modifications:
· Preparation of full detailed specifications for all subcontracted work.
· Contribution to delivery and supervision of subcontracted work, including authorization of purchase orders and managing overruns.
Monitoring the technical and financial performance of assigned ships:
· Execute regular inspection of vessel status.
· Monitor and steer technical Performance and give orders to Captains and Chief Engineers.
· Report on technical and financial performance.
· Ensure continuous improvement process.
· Give feedback on the performance and development goals of chief engineers to the Captain and General Manager of Operations.
Second-line technical support:
· Provision of second-line technical support and advice to Chief Engineers.
Class and Flag state:
· Monitor Class and Flag state requirements.
· Prepare, facilitate, supervise, and administrate required surveys and certificates.
· Release ships after certification.
· Build up a proper insurance case on behalf of the ship owner (e.g., invite Class Survey, independent surveyor, collect data, etc.).
· Administrate and file technical documentation.
Procurement goods and services:
· Negotiate and purchase goods and services.
· Preparation and submission of purchase orders.
· Control invoices of subcontractors.
· Develop and maintain optimal relationships with relevant suppliers and subcontractors.
Logistics and warehousing:
· Ensure structured and efficient warehousing.
· Ensure efficient logistics from and to the fleet and between ports.
· Ensure economic and efficient stock / spare part control.
· Mentor and coach junior technical staff.
· Create awareness for the company's technical standards.
· Signalize deviations and give feedback to technical staff and management.
· Support and take all necessary actions in case of emergencies.