Marine Operator

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Marine Operator
Copenhagen OLocalShipping OperationsRef.: MA-227329
As a Marine Operator you will be in charge of a small fleet of vessels, where your primary job is to serve our customer by ensuring that your vessels arrive on time at the lowest possible cost. The key to success in the job includes customer orientation, agility in your way of working and collaboration with key stakeholders.

Do you have what it takes to succeed?
We Offer
The position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a very dynamic, international and professionally challenging environment among skilled and dedicated colleagues.

As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job – regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength.

We make occupational safety and health our highest priority, and we try to ensure that our employees have a healthy work-life balance.

A job where our people are our most important asset and in Sealand Maersk operations, that means following:

We give space to diversity of thought

We do what is right for both the company and our self

We strive to understand the world we operate in and always speak with data.

We learn from our mistakes and use it to develop and grow.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for reviewing and verifying proforma schedules for sign off

Responsible for proactively reviewing proforma schedules in order to eliminate waste and inefficiencies and propose changes

Ensuring the scheduling systems are timely and correctly updated

Bunker consumption
Proactively review and challenge the bunker consumption of the vessels ensuring Sealand Maersk operates its fleet at the lowest possible consumption

Ensuring relevant systems do reflect the accurate bunker stock and consumption figure

Review and verify bunker consumption for financial

Liaise closely with Vessel Commands, Terminal operators and Port berth planning on all aspects of managing an assigned schedule / vessel / service

Liaise closely with Maersk Line on all issues pertaining to optimizing the daily operation of deployed tonnage

Ensuring all stakeholders are kept duly informed of possible operational constrains such as berth congestions, strike warnings, weather closures etc.

Performance Management
Monitor the reliability of the schedules

Monitor the development of bunker consumption

Proactively propose changes to services on basis of performance measures

General responsibilities
Take initiatives to decrease cost within scope of responsibility

Work group involvement, best practice sharing and optimization projects

Ad hoc tasks
Who we are looking for
2-5 years of experience from an Operations Department, preferably within the Shipping industry

The ideal candidate would have an owner’s mentality.

Understand network thinking and have a holistic approach to problem solving.

Good abilities in communication, and stakeholder management skills

Good verbal and written communication in English.

Analytical, innovative and service oriented

Pushing the bar aiming for continuous improvements

Good customer orientation, which to us means:
To understand how our actions and decisions impact our customer and their requirements

To strive for process compliance without negatively impacting our customers

To inform our customers proactively

Agile approach, which to us means:
To be open for change and focus on being proactive rather than reactive

To have the right sense of urgency to close open tasks

Excellent collaboration skills, which to us means:
To be respectful and striving to leverage the strength of colleagues in the team

To increase cross-functional teamwork

To provide constructive feedback

Result orientation, which to us means:
To focus on the right outcome for the company rather than the process

To play to win and act as ONE TEAM

>Last application date: 18 October 2019.
For further information, please contact: Recruitment Business Partner, Katarzyna Kułak at
Sealand – A Maersk Company is a regional container logistics company that combines passionate local teams and agile-thinking with an unrivalled global network, powered by the larger A.P. Moller - Maersk family. By combining international vision with genuine local knowledge, we move our customers’ cargo quickly and efficiently across the Americas, Asia, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. In Sealand – A Maersk Company, we create a unique culture by empowering employees. We are trusted to make decisions and take initiatives. To continue to grow Sealand – A Maersk Company, we know that it can only be done by growing together with our customers and our employees. If you want to make a difference and your mind is set on achieving outstanding results, we promise you that being part of Sealand – A Maersk Company will feel like coming home.
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