Ship Loading Operations Manager
Company: Pick-n-Pull Auto and Truck Dismantlers
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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accommodation by visiting the following page: The Shiploading
Manager (SM) reports to the Plant Manager. The SM is responsible
for generating a pre-stow and final stow plans. The SM also works
to coordinate the ship's arrival and departure with the port,
agents and yard. The SM will ensure that charter agreements and all
corresponding paperwork is complete.-- This position operates
within somewhat flexible parameters. The primary goal of this
position is to achieve excellence in all facets of shiploading.
Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and
efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase profits.
- Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
- Ensures safe work practices and equipment are used at all times
and that documentation, inspections and current practices are in
accordance with corporate safety policies, OSHA and other
regulatory guidelines. In addition, provides a safe environment for
all customers at the shredder.
- Creates Health & Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
with Regional Safety Engineer(s).
- Ensures all department employees receive timely safety and
operational training and that the appropriate documents (signed
acknowledgement forms) are prepared. Maintains employee files per
- Assigns an employee to be on the Safety Committee and
personally attends Safety Committee meetings on rotation with other
- Monitors safety program to reduce accident frequency within
department, implement new safety ideas/procedures and establish
- Responsible for understanding and monitoring the regulatory
environment as it affects this department and the Company's
relationship with the regulatory agencies.
- Supports the Company's Anticorruption Program through
compliance with the Anticorruption Manual and all Anticorruption
- Operational Performance & Best Business Practices
- Responsible for the loading and unloading of bulk ships.
- Ensures all parts of the charter agreement have been
- Ensures training is completed for all new hires including but
not limited to reporting, maintenance and Health & Safety.
- Responsible for holding bi-weekly production meeting with
- Responsible for following and acting on the company's Emergency
Action Plan within the department, when necessary.
- Equipment Maintenance
- Ensures all preventive maintenance and repairs and scheduled
and completed in a timely manner.
- Develops and maintains an "on-hand" parts inventory to ensure
consistent production with minimal downtime.
- Ensures that all equipment operators complete and turn in daily
inspection reports and ensures they are reviewed prior to being
turned into the Maintenance department.
- Inventory & Quality Control
- Ensures all paperwork is signed and that vessels are processed
smoothly and accurately.
- Responsible for keeping a log and condition report of equipment
borrowed/used from the department.
- Administrative Management
- Monitors and maintains exempt and hourly staff at cost
effective and competitive levels.
- Monitors supervisory practices for self and his/her direct
reports to ensure compliance with HR policies and union
- Reviews performance of direct reports.
- Interviews prospective management and/or production
- Works with Human Resources personnel to prepare job
- Special Projects
- Special projects as assigned. Specific Other Responsibilities
(regional, location, compliance, etc.): Responsible for
anticorruption compliance as set forth in the Anticorruption
Manual. Specific anticorruption accountabilities include:
Supporting SSI sales personnel in the administration of logistics
for export sales; Communicating upwards any suspected or actual
violations of the Anticorruption Manual; For employees involved in
vessel loading, complying with the Policy & Procedure for
Settlement of Minor Vessel Damage Claims Paid to Vessel Owners.
Internal Control Responsibilities: Supports the Company's Internal
Control process which includes understanding, communicating and
complying with defined internal controls as well as suggesting and
making modifications to the policies, procedures and controls to
better relate to the business. Communicates upward problems in
operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy
violations or illegal actions. Supervisory Responsibility: The
Shiploading Manager directly supervises the employees in the
shiploading department. Interpersonal Contacts: Internal contacts
with MRB Joint Product Manager, Terminal Operations Manager,
Regional Purchasing Manager, Maintenance Manager, Day & Night shift
supervisors and Warehouse Supervisor, facility and regional
Commercial Teams, Regional Safety Engineer(s) and Regional
Environmental Manager. External contacts include suppliers,
contractors and equipment manufacturers. Job Conditions: Regular
exposure to all weather conditions, and physical hazards due to the
presence of heavy equipment and machinery in the yard and the
presence of scrap itself. This position may operate 5 to 6 days a
week or as needed and may require overtime hours to perform. Handle
multiple issues regarding scheduling, safety, and maintenance
increases pressure. Physical Activities Required to Perform
Essential Functions: (see standard available bullets) Ability to:
lift and carry up to 10 pounds occasionally; sit for extended
periods of time, up to 6-8 hours per day; write by hand and
keyboard for extended periods of time, up to 6-8 hours per day;
assemble papers, paper punch, staple, file; apply sufficient force
to open and close file drawers. Ability to communicate by speech
and hearing continuously. Communication is primarily by phone,
email and sometimes in person, with other departments within the
Schnitzer Group. Visual acuity needed for close detail work,
preparing and analyzing data figures, accounting, and computer use.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. 5-7 years of
manufacturing work experience, with 2-5 years of managerial
experience. Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of
manufacturing processes required. Prior experience managing and
leading a work crew is necessary. Maintenance background preferred.
Previous exposure to working within a unionized environment is a
plus. This is a specialized job that requires intensive in-house
training. Spanish speaking helpful but not necessary. This position
requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to
drive an automobile. Ability to communicate, both orally and in
writing, in a professional manner. Working knowledge of Word, Excel
and Outlook. Successful candidate will have previously been
involved with continuous improvement initiatives with documented
success. Must exhibit analytical skills to manage production
metrics and implement new technologies. Must have experience
managing a departmental budget, justifying capital expenditures and
measuring return on investment. Ability and understanding to carry
out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form;
deal with problems involving several specific variables in or from
standard situations. PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended
to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
required. All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and
all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Schnitzer
Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new
hires. An offer of U.S. employment by Schnitzer Steel Industries,
Inc. or any of its subsidiaries is contingent on the satisfactory
completion of a post-offer drug screen and background check. All
new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This
applies to all U.S. non-union employees. As an Equal Opportunity
Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on
the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability
status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior
industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any
other protected status under local, state or federal law.
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