Fleet Manager, Technical and Operations

Fleet Manager, Technical and Operations
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Date posted:
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Job Summary:

The Fleet Manager is designed to provide direction, guidance and leadership to the Ocean Vessel management group for vessel management related to day-to-day operations and planning while keeping safety and environmental standards and operational efficiencies in accordance with Company policies and procedures, as well as Government regulations and customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and supervises overall activities of the ocean group in accordance with established company policies and procedures
  • Draws up and takes responsibility for fixed and variable CAPEX and OPEX budgets related to the Ocean fleet including dry dock planning, and execution.
  • Provides effective communications to the VP Technical Operations/Chief Executive Officer on Ocean fleet matters
  • Oversees and provides direction on safety, environmental and operational regulatory matters pertaining to the Ocean Fleet.
  • Oversees day to day operational and commercial matters and communicates with relevant parties.
  • Provides a leadership role for interdepartmental relationship with Sales/Traffic groups including involvement with projects, business development, fleet productivity and continuous quality improvement
  • Liaises with Crewing Mangers in regard to crewing requirements and planning including training, appointment of officers and ratings, officer advancements, and personnel issues
  • Provides leadership to the fleet and purchasing group relative to supplies and services for operational efficiencies
  • Oversees the Senior Superintendent and Superintendent, Engineering for direction and leadership to operations to support vessel management and the fleet
  • Provides support to the Chief Executive Officer in the management of insurance related casualties with respect to repairs, coordination with the Vice President, Finance for administrative claims management, and any required communication with underwriters representatives related to casualties, insurance and/or surveys
  • Monitors and provides support to emergency response situations
  • Represents the Company as required at industry, government and public forums
  • Develops company policies and procedures to meet or exceed regulatory requirements
  • Responds to field and technical requests as required
  • Stays current with new technologies and apply as appropriate to new and ongoing projects
  • Conducts shipboard visits relating to the effective management and operation of the Ocean Fleet
  • Champions Operational Excellence, Safety, and Environmental initiatives
Skills, Abilities and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Marine Engineering, Naval Architect or equivalent
  • 7-10 years’ experience in a related field with vessel dry docking experience in China and Turkey
  • Working knowledge of Bulk Carriers and self-unloading systems, experience as a Fleet Manager is a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent organization, planning and prioritization skills
  • Able to create and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders
  • Confidentiality, discretion and diplomacy on all business matters
  • Effective meeting management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Multi-tasking and organization skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team environment and balance the needs of a number of Individuals and the team
  • Capable of identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to analyze and interpret technical information and drawings
  • Ability to carry out incident investigations and analysis
  • Ability to lead and motivate groups and individuals
  • Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels
  • Business minded with strong strategic acumen and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this rewarding career, please send your resume directly to recruitment@algonet.com. Please include “Fleet Manager – Technical and Operations” in the subject line of your email.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship from Algoma.