Cargo Operations Superintendent
Company: TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Operations
Publish Date: September 30, 2020
Company Description: From humble beginnings in 1985 as a two tug-and-barge operation, to introducing the world’s first LNG-powered containerships, TOTE Maritime’s commitment to the people of Puerto Rico has never wavered. Offering twice-weekly scheduled sailings from the Port of Jacksonville to San Juan Puerto Rico, plus service to St. Thomas. Our employees embody commitment, dedication and teamwork. Whether you are looking for a shipboard position or career that keeps your feet on the ground in Puerto Rico, Florida or our U.S. Virgin Island terminals - TOTE Maritime offers a competitive compensation package and an environment that supports your career development, recognizes your achievements and has a keen respect for work-life balance.
TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico
The Cargo Operations Superintendent provides direct support to the safe, efficient, and cost-effective operation of stowing, discharging, and loading of TOTE Maritime chartered vessels.
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- Provide direct support to all aspects of cargo operations and required elements of vessel operations and vessel port calls.
- Report activity to Cargo Operations Manager and otherwise assist as needed.
- Support the Safety Program and assist with investigations of port and stevedoring recordable and lost time incidents.
- Coordinate all elements related to vessel arrivals and departures. This includes berth requests, line handlers, and cargo operations at any port as required.
- Provide appropriate vessel arrival and departure notifications.
- Attend vessel primarily during Jacksonville port calls and coordinate shoreside marine services as required.
- Coordinate cargo and vessel activities with Ship’s Crew, Stevedores, Terminal Operations Team and Port Engineers.
- Perform and monitor vessel stability, stress, and trim calculations, prior to, during, and at completion of operations for port calls, primarily in Jacksonville.
- Verify that hazardous cargo stowed on the vessel is properly segregated as per the ships hazardous requirements.
- Assist in managing livestock operations, heavy lift, cargo securing, bulk fructose operations, and LNG bunkering as required.
- Develop, maintain, and modify vessel stowage documents, and vessel utilization reports for port calls under direction of Cargo Operations Manager.
- Provide final cargo lists and reports for each vessel port call.
- Maintain vessel schedules and take corrective action to limit the vessel delays in port.
- Assist in contributing to the Continuous Improvement Program and key initiatives regarding cargo operations.
- Adhere to the Integrated Management System that covers Quality, Environmental, and Safety ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certificates.
- Ensure actions are in accordance with Company Policies.
- Administer, update, and code invoices and any financial reports.
- Assist Terminal Team with any cargo transfers at the yard.
- Administer and prepare the vessel clearance with US Customs.
- Full operational capability regarding use of Mainsail 10 and Spinnaker software.
- Support cargo lashing inventories and inspections for TOTE chartered vessels.
- Assist Company in producing quotes for not in container cargo (terminal and stevedoring).
- Assists the Company in any necessary duties to achieve Company goals.
- Participate/ lead process improvement projects relating to terminal and cargo operations.
- Performs other related duties as assigned, unless in conflict with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
• Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations.
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Senior Management, groups of managers, clients, customers and general public.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits.
• Ability to interpret variety of instructions furnished in written oral & schedule form.
• Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred.
• Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field or equivalent combination of education / experience required
• Five(5) years’ experience in marine transportation industry is required, with an understanding of vessel liner service, breakbulk, containership, intermodal transportation, and/ or cargo loading.
• Container Operations experience including ship stability and cargo loading, planning, & related software program skills required.
• Cargo Max, Mainsail 10, Spinnaker, Traffic Control experience preferred.
• Hazardous certified and VSO/ FSO, CTL/ CLTD, CPE designation preferred.
• Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S, or other process improvement training beneficial Sea going experience as a USCG licensed Deck Officer is beneficial.