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Marine Operations Manager

Company: Acara Solutions
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Acara Solutions is looking for an Operations Manager for our client located in Oakland, CA

* The incumbent is expected to supervise all hourly-paid employees working in the assigned area.
* This is to be accomplished primarily through the management and direction of longshore foremen, supercargoes, and chief supervisors, and through the direct supervision of planners.
* The incumbent will be held accountable for the performance of employees under the incumbent's supervision.
* Interview candidates for steady positions, including foremen, supercargoes, chief supervisors and planners, all steady longshore labor, and department staff.
* Make the final hiring decisions.
* Accountable for the work performed by employees under the incumbent's supervision to ensure that all work assignments are completed properly and safely.
* Responsible for all decisions with respect to scheduling and interruption in work.
* Determine amount of labor and equipment necessary to cost-effectively satisfy the customer's requirements.
* Decide how a ship will be worked by extending work shifts if necessary to meet vessel's sailing time.
* Keep accurate payroll records. Review and sign original timesheets prior to processing.
* Conduct periodic performance assessments.
* Decide upon and carry out discipline, or direct longshore foremen, supercargoes, and chief supervisors to carry out discipline, in accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs).
* Investigate the facts concerning alleged misconduct and poor performance by longshore personnel and make decisions whether to fire (send back to the hall) and whether to file an employer complaint.
* Prepare employer complaints when warranted ensuring accuracy in the description of the incident.
* Represent the Company at the LRC meeting.
* Utilize the applicable labor agreements and grievance adjustment procedures.
* Adjustment of Grievances - Any grievance brought to the incumbent's attention will be handled expeditiously.
* The incumbent will investigate the issue thoroughly and use independent judgment in adjusting the grievance.
* If the grievance carriers over to another part of the Tripack operation, the incumbent will work with the manager responsible for that area.
* Distribute steady labor to ensure best possible coverage for each operation.
* Know the strengths and weaknesses of the labor force to determine what assignment would best suit the requirements of the operation.
* Order supplemental labor through the various dispatch halls, ever mindful of specific times for ordering and canceling labor for each shift.
* Study and apply all labor allocation rules and track the number of steady clerks and bosses, as well as clerks and bosses from the hall.
* Study and apply union rules regarding dispatching, crane operator manning and steady skilled workers.
* Ensure the strict adherence with the International Maritime Dangerous Cargo code and the Code of Federal Regulations (IMDG and CFR) for hazardous cargo.
* Instruct frontline supervision at the start of each shift regarding always maintaining a safe working environment.
* Prepare a productivity report for assigned department.
* This report be updated on a shift-by-shift basis and includes manpower for each shift.
* The report be balanced against the dispatch log at the end of each shift.
* Coordinate closely with M&R (Maintenance and Repair) to ensure equipment demand/availability and triage plans are executed.
* Coordinate vessel schedules, pro-forma integrity, gang structure and oversight/assignment of dispatch, steady scheduling and LRCs.
* Constantly monitor the progress of vessel operation and make adjustments when necessary.
* Communicate with the vessel agent regarding all aspects of the operation.
* Prepare a vessel productivity report for each vessel.
* The report be balanced against the supercargo shift report at the end of each shift.
* The report is then totaled and detailed against inbound and outbound cargo manifests and submitted to Senior Management.
* Direct, supervise and analyze all gate and yard preplanning activities and their overall physical operation, to ensure customer servicing requirements are met.
* Manage and supervise on-dock rail activities to ensure a high level of safety and production, and effective coordination with rail carriers and customers.
* Reasonable accommodations be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* On even and uneven surfaces, around heavy cargo handling equipment and construction zones.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $94,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay
* Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Oakland, CA 94601: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Bachelor's (Required)

* Vessel: 5 years (Required)
* cargo and containers: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Acara Solutions, Oakland , Marine Operations Manager, Executive , Oakland, California

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