• Marine Manager

    Job Locations Brunswick, Georgia, United States
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/11/2018 11:11 AM)
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  • Overview

    Exciting Opportunity with Rapidly Growing Company – Competitive Salary & Benefits


    If you are motivated and excited about working in a fast-paced environment, then you should join our team.

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities
    • Exercising independent judgment and discretion, analyze, plan, manage and execute the safe and efficient discharge/load of customer vessels.
    • Analyze specific vessel layouts, cargo mix (vehicle, high & heavy, other), vessel turn-around timelines, required/available ILA labor, and accessibility of appropriate staging areas to develop detailed and actionable discharge/load plans.
    • Communicate relevant portions of vessel discharge/load plans to and direct/supervise appropriate third parties, including vessel crews, vessel planners, voyage management, terminal agents and/or personnel, and ILA foreman to execute plans and ensure proper cargo is discharged/loaded safely and damage free.
    • Recognize and adjust to changing conditions, priorities, and/or resources; direct appropriate stakeholders to make necessary adjustments to accomplish discharge/load plans.
    • Exercising independent judgment and discretion, determine labor staffing needs, and direct ILA hiring hall and foremen to secure sufficient labor to accomplish discharge/load plans.
    • Exercising independent judgment and discretion, determine and manage appropriate equipment forecasts and inventories to ensure necessary resources are available to achieve discharge/load plans.
    • Exercising independent judgment and discretion, arrange for appropriate maintenance of stevedore equipment (along withcompany mechanic) to ensure required equipment is in safe working order and available to achieve discharge/load plans.
    • Identify on-vessel vehicle and high & heavy equipment malfunctions. Direct and supervisecompany mechanic and ILA foremen to resolve.
    • Coordinate with stakeholders, and take appropriate measures to prevent/reduce negative operational and business impacts from equipment malfunction reoccurrence.
    • Act as a liaison and operating interface with third parties, internal and external customers, including vessel carriers, terminal and port stakeholders, Federal Customs Agents, WW Solutions and ILA.
    • Exercising independent judgment and discretion, generate/communicate/manage and adjust vessel working schedules.
    • Lead and champion assigned KPI in collaboration with other team members to assure KPI targets are met or exceeded.KPIs include Safety, Quality, Cost & Productivity, Service Delivery, and Environmental.
    • Ensure cargo handling is in accordance withcustomer guidelines and policies.
    • Identify issues and/or discrepancies; direct and/or coordinate with leadership, customs agents, ILA, or other stakeholders to resolve.
    • Exercising independent judgment and discretion, resolve and take corrective action for both minor and major damage and/or safety incidents.
    • Direct ILA foremen to address labor issues and impose discipline.
    • Maintain ILA CBA fluency and participate in contract grievance procedure to manage performance of labor and adjust workplace disputes, assuring safe, quality, efficient operations.
    • Exercising independent judgment and discretion, communicate and direct Vessels, Vessel Planners, Voyage Management, and Customer Port Operations to optimize performance and meet service requirements.
    • Maintain focus on efficient processes and continuous operational improvement.
    • Meet all customer requirements relating to reporting and distribution of information before, during and after vessel operations.
    • Direct and supervise ILA foremen and all parties to work safely, and in accordance with our safety program.
    • Assure all customer/operations reporting is complete and communicated before, during and after vessel operations. #CB

    Job Requirements

    • Thorough knowledge of vessel stevedoring operations.
    • Ability to forge and maintain professional relationships.
    • Demonstrated work ethic and proven ability to execute safe and efficient operations.
    • Good interpersonal skills and desire to work with people in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Working knowledge of the ILA CBAs.
    • Working knowledge of MS Office Workplace software.
    • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all aspects of vessel and terminal operations including but not limited to labor contracts, safety regulations and environmental compliance.
    • Focus on leadership and use of talent to improve the way we work and produce value.



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