Manager of Department for Reefer Equipment

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Manager of Department for Reefer Equipment
AarhusLocalContainer Manufacturing/EngineeringRef.: AT-224759
Would you like to help connect Denmark's supply chain?

As Manager of Reefer Equipment Department at APM Terminals - Aarhus A/S, you play a vital role for several of Denmark's largest workplaces. You are responsible for the overall preparation and quality of the large amount empty reefer containers, as well as monitoring all loaded reefer containers that pass-through Denmark's largest container port on a daily basis.
We Offer
As a department manager, you work at the Port of Aarhus, where you will manage 35 dedicated employees who are specialized in servicing reefer containers. The employees are blacksmiths and reefer engineers, divided into three different teams and 2-4 engineering master trainees from Aarhus Maskinmester Skole. Furthermore, you will have contact with various customers and suppliers.

This role requires competent leadership-, management-, planning- as well as communication skills. It is vital that you are on site often, so you know what's going on. This will also enable you to reflect and provide the most optimal work environment for your team, all in all vital for people being able to succeed and create value to our business.

Continuous improvements are a vital part of working for APM Terminals. We always strive towards improving quality and optimize ways of working in this dynamic work environment.
This is an exciting job where you can influence the way we work.
Key Responsibilities
As a manager, you are responsible for production planning for your employees so that the production meets our customers' demands for both quality and quantity. Your tasks involve:

• Ensure continuous focus on safety
• Planning of preparation, cleaning and repair of reefer containers
• Planning the monitoring of loaded reefer containers
• Staff planning, whiteboard meetings and employee motivation
• Participation in daily whiteboard meetings with Operation
• Ordering Spareparts and tools as well as general inventory management, dialogue with suppliers of reefer components and handling of warranty cases on reefer Spareparts
• Continuous improvement of ways of working

You will refer directly to the Head of Inland Service. At the same time, you are actively seeking cooperation with our other departments as well as customers and suppliers, so that we are ahead of tasks and challengee.
Who we are looking for
• You have an engineer or other background in reefer technology
• You are academically strong and can solve technically complex tasks
• A Diploma graduate within leadership or equivalent is an advantage
• You are familiar with Lean or similar process improvement tools
• You have solid financial skills, can provide production figures and approve month-end closing reports

In this role, it is important that you have great interpersonal competences so that you can build trustful relationships across employees and various stakeholders.

Being humble, due diligent, timely and calm are important fundamentals for good people management in all aspects.
>Last application date: 22 September 2019.
For further information, please contact: Head of Inland Service, Hans Erik Gottlieb, +8934 8755.
At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.
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