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21/01 Ruchi Shakya
senior consultant at Randstad India Private Limited

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Technical Superintendent - Shipping/Marine (10-18 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 22303

Opportunity to work with a Chemical Tanker Owning Company.

Following are the details of the role :

Designation : Technical Superintendent

Experience : Minimum 10 years of experience on the Shore and experience with tanker vessel and DPA.

Location : Mumbai

Report to : General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION : The successful applicant will have responsibility for the day to day management for 3 Chemical Tankers.

Duties will include, but are not limited to :

- Technical management of 3 Chemical Tankers to ensure the availability, reliability and smooth operations meet the business requirements and industry standards, rules and regulations

- Develop operations guidelines and oversee daily operations to ensure the fleet is seaworthy and flawless operations meet the business requirements and industry standards, rules and regulations

- Plan and manage the on-board manning operation, in collaboration with HR, to ensure availability of competent officers and ratings that complies with the business requirements, national and international rules and regulations

- Develop and manage scheduled fleet maintenance plans for the assigned fleet of vessels to ensure availability and reliability of the fleet

- prepare dry docking or repair scope and attend to vessel during dry docking and repair works to ensure cost-effective and successful completion of projects

- Plan and manage the procurement of spares and stores activities to ensure cost-effective and timely supply to ships for the proper maintenance and safe operations of the assigned vessels

- Develop and manage the budgets

- Develop a pool of capable and competent Assistant Superintendents and employees to support the business growth and operational needsGeneral:

- The coordination of all operations and/or technical matters in line with the Company's policies, maritime rules and regulations and industry standards.

- Instructing, coordinating and monitoring works/repairs.

- Implementing machinery and hull performance monitoring in the context of long-term vessels- operational costs savings.

- Dealing with any damage repairs preserving vessels commercial competence and originating long-term corrective/preventive actions in order to avoid re-occurrence.

- Monitoring all technical problems, major defects and follow up, until corrective action is verified.

- Co-operating with the Operations department to achieve the optimum vessels- performance consistent with their commercial obligations.

- The timely correction/rectification of any outstanding items related to the SMS.

- Ensuring the proper management of spare parts and deck/engine stores and assisting in the control of the vessels- budgets.

- Controlling and monitoring the lub-oil and bunker quality and consumption.

- Monitoring all aspects/performance of assigned vessels- operation including safety and environmental protection, etc. to ensure that these are carried out in compliance with the Company's requirements for a flawless, efficient, competitive and customer focused operation and prevailing International and Flag State legislation. Initiating corrective actions when such performance does not meet with the Company's standards.

- Keeping records of the functioning and condition of all instruments and equipment onboard.

- Checking the logbooks, the Oil Record Books, etc. and ensuring that contingency plans and other manuals are updated. 

- Monitoring the inventories of mooring equipment, safety equipment, life saving, fire fighting equipment and portable instruments.

- Attending Vetting and third party inspections.

Health, Quality, Safety and Environmental protection Management :

- The promotion of the SMS Policy and culture on board vessels.

- Demonstrating his commitment to safety and environmental excellence, by his behaviour.

- Reporting to the DPA on matters that deviate from the SMS procedures.

- Suggesting to the DPA possible improvements/modifications of the SMS.

- Ensuring that the working conditions onboard are safe.

- Performing internal audits.

- Investigating accidents, incidents and serious near misses.

- Reviewing all reports of non-conformities, incidents or near misses received by the vessels assigned to him and following-up the implementation and verification of corrective/preventive actions process inclusive their effectiveness.

- Participating in the Emergency Response Team, as delegated by the General Manager.

Technical :

- The effective implementation of preventive maintenance of hull, main machinery, deck machinery, electrical equipment, etc, as described in the PMS and set by the Class/Flag

State requirements.

- Monitoring the Class and Flag State requirements and planning/supervising the required surveys. Ensuring that the certification of assigned vessels is maintained in accordance with the relevant Class and Flag State requirements.

- Keeping abreast with the Statutory and Class regulations and standards.

- Attending and sailing with vessels to solve operational problems onboard.

- Inspecting assigned vessels, monitoring their condition and preparing condition/attendance reports, including any comments on cargo operation, maintenance,crew performance, etc.

- Analyzing the results of assigned vessels- inspections and following-up all reports of vessels- condition and performance.

- Issuing maintenance instructions (job orders) following vessels- inspections.

- Assisting the shipboard personnel to eliminate problems and/or malfunctions.

- Developing efficient repair methods and evaluating/selecting, in cooperation with the General Manager, quality sub-contractors.

Attending repairs and Dry Dockings :

- Preparing and formulating repair specifications, taking into account the requirements of Class Society, Owners- and Company's standards, PMS reports, deck, tank and machinery condition reports, defect reports, the Master's and C/E's reports and National Port State and International legislation.

- Evaluating repair quotations, selecting repair Companies and location of the repairs, based on the - best quality of works- / - cost- relation, taking into account the vessels- itinerary and Charter Party obligations.

- Implementing the specifications and repairs effectively and efficiently to the Owners- favour in a timely manner, avoiding any delays to the vessels- commercial schedules.

- Planning vessels- equipment maintenance as allowed by the vessel's itinerary and schedule and in accordance with the SMS procedures.

- Monitoring and processing the Planned Maintenance System for life saving appliances and fire fighting equipment.

- Attending delivery of new acquisitions.

Purchase :

- Processing all spare parts requisitions received from vessels and monitoring the efficient and timely supply of all spares required for the proper maintenance and safe operation of the vessels.

- Ensuring that the purchase orders for engine spares/stores are reviewed for accuracy and propose to the Purchasing Manager the suppliers to be contacted.

Personnel :

- The seafarers level of onboard training and the monitoring and execution of scheduled drills.

- Monitoring and evaluating the performance of the seagoing personnel and reporting accordingly to the Crew Manager.

- Familiarising new shore staff and providing in-house training to the Masters, C/Es and other seagoing personnel with the requirements of the SMS related to the operational and technical aspects of the vessel and the PMS.

- Participating in the briefing and de-briefing of Masters, C/Es, etc. before and after appointment, as per the SMS relevant procedure.

- Identifying the need for crew training.

- Conducting on board training.

Key Requirements :

The successful applicant will ideally :

- Holded a Certificate of Competency (Class 1) - Steam Ships and have sailed as a Chief Engineer on Tankers.

- Fully familiar with modern planned maintenance systems, vetting and management system requirements- Required to travel for work

- Excellent verbal and written English and computer skills are essential

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