Head - Engineering

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  • Navi Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 10-12 years
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  • 15 Nov 2017
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Head Of Marine Operations,Operations


  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering, Maintenance

  • Logistics/ Courier/ Cargo/Transportation, Engineering, Iron/ Steel/ Metals/ Mining
Job Description

Navi mumbai Local Engineering/Facilities Ref.: AT-156050 The Head - Engineering provides the leadership and direction for the Engineering Department. A key role is to ensure the highest level of maintenance, readiness and repair and to maintain the operational viability of the terminal facility and all operations handling equipment. The position provides input for effective strategies for operating the terminal at optimal levels, within operating opportunities and constraints.
Key Responsibilities Responsible for the effective daily operation of all machinery including electricity plant and buildings in the Terminal Provides the operating direction for the Engineering Department, ensuring that productivity and efficiency standards are met. Builds up a preventive maintenance schedule for all equipment in the Terminal to reduce damages and downtime on all machinery. Strives to prevent damage to machinery & human accidents Directs activities of Maintenance staff. Sets goals and objectives for maintenance services. Guides managers in resolving obstacles so that goals can be met. Analyses performance statistics and trends in order to identify areas for improvement. Ensures good communications between Engineering and Operations departments to minimize equipment downtime. Ensures good communications throughout technical group and their group interactions so that activities are running smoothly on a regular basis. Manages the budget of the Engineering department. Provides reliable service to operations group, ensuring equipment is in a state of readiness, well-maintained, and that all steps are taken in preventative maintenance and parts availability. Works closely with the Head of HSSE (Health, Safety, Security and Environment) to ensure safety policies, rules, and regulations are reviewed, revised, issued and posted on an on-going basis. Ensures that company policies overall are applied consistently and fairly within Maintenance Services. Works closely with the Head - Human Resources & IR to obtain clarification, direction, and consultation regarding labour law, company policy and procedures, and consistent application. Responsible to establish an inventory control system to ensure that inventory carrying costs are minimised while ensuring that necessary spare parts are always immediately available. Ensures appropriate technical training is provided for various levels of staff. Maintains up-to-date information and knowledge on new developments in the area of terminal operations and maintenance requirements. Seeks out best practices within the industry and internationally to ensure continuous improvement within the organization. Reviews and approves instructions regarding Maintenance systems and procedures. Responsibility at all times to be cost conscious, monitor that all parts of the contracts pertaining to the subordinate Manager's areas of responsibility are fulfilled. Negotiate and control of works carried out by outsourced workshops. Machinery design modification, in order to improve productivity, safety & efficiency The position is primarily expected to deliver by following specific manufacturers maintenance schedules while setting objectives for subordinated positions. The position is expected to deliver results in a timely manner as non-delivery has a direct impact on the terminals ability to function The position is expected to constantly strive to improve work processes, methods & improve technical efficiency of machinery & equipment Although multi-dimensional the position has a direct impact on primarily the operational & financial aspects of the terminal
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Who we are looking for An Engineering degree in marine, mechanical, electrical, civil or related field. Degree in management, business or related is considered an asset. Preferable 10 to 12 years' experience in related position in the material handling, logistics, or transportation industry. A good working knowledge of terminal maintenance (port or air) practices and principles. Specific working knowledge of support equipment, cranes, and power generation is required. Must have extensive knowledge of general safety, health and environmental issues as well as must be familiar with maritime codes. Must have working knowledge of budget preparation, basic financial related matters, and reporting against financial objectives. Requires effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills, as well as excellent managerial skills, including planning, organizing, and directing work. Requires more than a fair knowledge of IT & CAD systems Requires effective interpersonal skills and excellent written communications skills > Last application date: 14 December 2017.
For further information, please contact: Ramya Giddaluru. apmterminals.com 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. APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group - a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries - Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!