Head of Asset Maintenance at West Africa Container Terminal (WACT)

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    The Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate and operates in some 130 countries with a workforce of over 89,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, Maersk is involved in a wide range of activities in the shipping, logistics, and the oil and gas industries.

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    Head of Asset Maintenance

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 7 – 10 years
    • Location Rivers
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    Ref.: AT-255029
    Location: Onne, Rivers

    Key Responsibilities

    • The position is primarily expected to high equipment availability and reliability by following specific manufacturers maintenance schedules while setting objectives for subordinated positions.
    • You are be expected to have a marked contribution in the development of new products, processes, and standards which support the terminals existing business strategy. Non-delivery has a direct impact on the terminals ability to function.
    • You are expected to constantly strive to improve existing work processes, methods & improve technical efficiency of machinery & equipment.
    • The position is complex, having impact on operational &, financial dimensions.,
    • Responsible for the effective daily operation of all machinery including electricity plant and buildings in the Terminal.
    • Provides the operating direction for the Technical 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.
    • Sets goals and objectives for maintenance services.
    • Analyses performance statistics and trends in order to identify areas for improvement.
    • Ensures good communications between Technical 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 technical department.
    • Provides reliable service to terminal operations, ensuring equipment is in a state of readiness, well-maintained, and preventative maintenance and parts availability.
    • Works closely with the head of HSSE to ensure safety policies, rules, and regulations are reviewed, revised, issued and posted on an on-going basis.
    • Works closely with the HR to obtain clarification, direction, and consultation regarding labour law, company policy and procedures, and consistent application.
    • Provides supervision and direction for the Technical Department.
    • Establishes an inventory control system to ensure that inventory carrying costs are minimized while ensuring that necessary spare parts are 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 to ensure continuous improvement’ within the organization.
    • Negotiates and controls works carried out by outsourced workshops.
    • Oversees machinery design modification, in order to improve productivity, safety & efficiency

    We Are Looking For

    • The position requires an expertise to manage teams through well-developed skills and knowledge of technical and associated functions.
    • Minimum university degree in Marine or Mechanical Engineering, or related field. Degree in management, business or related is considered an asset.
    • 7 to 10 years’ experience in related position in the material handling, logistics, or transportation industry.
    • Uncompromised superior working knowledge of terminal maintenance practices and principles. Specific technical knowledge of support equipment, MHCs, and power generation is required including RTG and RST.
    • The position requires good experience in civil engineering work, design and oversee construction and maintenance such as building structures, facilities and paving, etc….
    • Extensive knowledge of general HSSE issues and familiarity with maritime codes. Working knowledge of budget preparation, basic financial related matters, and reporting against financial objectives.
    • Good verbal and written communication in English

    We Offer
    We run a profitable business that has been made possible through top-quality services, cordial business relations with customers, regular interaction with stakeholders, human resource development, modern handling equipment and superior e-commerce capabilities.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MAERSK on jobsearch.maersk.com to apply

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