Vessel Operator
Wilton, CT,USA
Job Reference SP-0379185277
Professional Areas Other
Function Other
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 5 - 7 years
Start date 1970-01-01
Application close date 2021-04-11
Summary
This position assists in the day-to-day functioning of time charter operations for the Ocean Freight Department of an international commodity trading firm.
• Uses knowledge of dry bulk carrier tonnage capabilities to coordinate and plan
voyage, cargo and bunker operations.
• Communicates with vessel masters at sea and in port to provide instructions for
their cargo employment, including stowage plans and any limitations with full
description of cargoes.
• Coordinates with domestic and overseas LDC logistics offices and agents at load
and discharge ports to arrange cargo logistics and advise any special instruction
regarding cargo.
• Coordinates weather routing to optimize vessel performance and minimize
emissions.
• Performs data entry for IMOS trading/operations/accounting program.
• Assists with the settlement of laytime and any other arbitrary matters with Ocean
Freight personnel.
• Authorize advances for disbursements to agents and vendors through DA Desk
• Serves as a liaison with the Freight Execution Department to ensure proper
payments, billing of charter hire and receipt of freight are received.
• Serves as a liaison with the Insurance and legal teams to assist in resolving
discrepancies that arise.
The following is the basic qualification:

Five plus years of experience with dry bulk chartering and shipping operations, including a thorough understanding of time charter parties.
The following are the basic qualifications:

Knowledge of transportation and documentation procedures, including import/export and chartering party documentation.
Knowledge of economic principles, accounting practices and financial markets.
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective distribution of goods
Proficiency with MS Excel, IMOS, Sedna, and DA Desk

The following are the preferred qualifications:

Knowledge of the grain industry.
Strong verbal communication skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
IMOS is strongly preferred but not required

Decision Making/Accountability

Assists in the day-to-day logistics of dry bulk chartering to ensure efficient shipping and operations.
Evaluates and monitors performance with time charter parties; discusses problems with the Operations Manager.
Communicates with vessel masters and agents to ensure accurate shipping instructions are received.
Issues/approves D/A advances to agent and canal authorities.
Resolves outstanding payment issues with the Grain Accounting Department and/or with third parties.
• English (Fluent)
The following is the preferred qualification: Bachelor’s degree from a maritime academy Unlimited second or third mates USCG license

Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by his supervisor.
• Uses knowledge of dry bulk carrier tonnage capabilities to coordinate and plan
voyage, cargo and bunker operations.
• Communicates with vessel masters at sea and in port to provide instructions for
their cargo employment, including stowage plans and any limitations with full
description of cargoes.
• Coordinates with domestic and overseas LDC logistics offices and agents at load
and discharge ports to arrange cargo logistics and advise any special instruction
regarding cargo.
• Coordinates weather routing to optimize vessel performance and minimize
emissions.
• Performs data entry for IMOS trading/operations/accounting program.
• Assists with the settlement of laytime and any other arbitrary matters with Ocean
Freight personnel.
• Authorize advances for disbursements to agents and vendors through DA Desk
• Serves as a liaison with the Freight Execution Department to ensure proper
payments, billing of charter hire and receipt of freight are received.
• Serves as a liaison with the Insurance and legal teams to assist in resolving
discrepancies that arise.

    Experiences
    The following is the basic qualification:

    Five plus years of experience with dry bulk chartering and shipping operations, including a thorough understanding of time charter parties.

      Skills
      The following are the basic qualifications:

      Knowledge of transportation and documentation procedures, including import/export and chartering party documentation.
      Knowledge of economic principles, accounting practices and financial markets.
      Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective distribution of goods
      Proficiency with MS Excel, IMOS, Sedna, and DA Desk

      The following are the preferred qualifications:

      Knowledge of the grain industry.
      Strong verbal communication skills.
      Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
      IMOS is strongly preferred but not required

      Decision Making/Accountability

      Assists in the day-to-day logistics of dry bulk chartering to ensure efficient shipping and operations.
      Evaluates and monitors performance with time charter parties; discusses problems with the Operations Manager.
      Communicates with vessel masters and agents to ensure accurate shipping instructions are received.
      Issues/approves D/A advances to agent and canal authorities.
      Resolves outstanding payment issues with the Grain Accounting Department and/or with third parties.

        Required
        Languages
        • English (Fluent)

        Required
        Education
        The following is the preferred qualification: Bachelor’s degree from a maritime academy Unlimited second or third mates USCG license

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