Maersk Line recruits 01 Equipment Coordinator
Last application date: 6/8/2019
The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire is located in Western Africa, bordering on the south by the Atlantic Ocean. The population is estimated at 20 million with the capital city residing in Abidjan. The country is regarded as having a high level of religious freedom and diversity, with the predominant religion being Christianity, Muslim and animist.
Côte d’Ivoire boast lots of agricultural products like cocoa (1st worldwide producer), coffee, cotton, rubber, oil palm, cashew, and diverse natural resources natural gas, diamond, gold, timber, iron, etc. Côte d’Ivoire forms part of the Central Bank of West African States (of which it is the dominant economy), the West African Economic and Monetary Union and Economic Union of Central Africa (UEMOA) and the Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).
The Côte d’Ivoire Cluster, which includes offices in Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Burkina Faso is a fast changing and dynamic collection of markets. With its head office in Abidjan, Maersk Liner business has established a strong and expanding presence in the area with an expectation for continued growth and development in the future.
Maersk Ivory Coast are looking to hire an engaged and conscientious Equipment Coordinator who will be responsible to ensure optimal equipment utilisation in line with empty flow plan to ensure we are providing the most reliable and efficient service to our customers at the lowest possible cost, covering the forecasted equipment needs. Implements the global equipment strategy. Develop and implement a strategy to create sustainable unit cost savings.
-We offer a position in a challenging and ever-changing environment in which you will sharpen your industry knowledge as well as your communication skills and techniques relevant to Operations.
-Manage inland empty equipment positioning, using PLP input constraint management.
-Deliver stocks and inventory control at inland locations/ports that meet approved forecast export bookings.
-Daily stock monitoring per depot / port to ensure stock progression meets PLP suggestion and TSL.
-Ensure supply / evacuation planning to/from inland pools/ports correctly and timely.
-Establish most cost effective alternative flow planning in case of equipment shortages in line with PLP.
-Manage and develop relationships with relevant internal external stakeholders within geographical scope through the fostering of close interaction.
-Increase the available global fleet, by reducing long standing and equipment dwell times.
-Work with EMR to ensure damaged units are repaired and put back into fleet asap.
-Co-ordinate with Delivery/intermodal to ensure container movement orders are executed as per instruction.
-Performs other position related duties as specified by LOC management/Team Leaders.
-Drive improvement in Forecast accuracy with commercial and AA.
-Maintain CODS for empty drop off and collection steering.
-Damaged Container recovery/management, Seals Management, PO management.
-Touch point for Container Sales.
-Damaged Container recovery/management under equipment – physical retrieval of equipment.
We are looking for
-3 years of in liner operations, capacity or yield management experience (Shipping industry).
-Understand the Operational business processes across the Cluster scope.
-At least basic knowledge of Operational concepts internally and externally.
-General understanding of Maersk global and local systems.
-Excellent numerical and problem-solving skills.
-Strong process oriented approach to work and excellent attention to detail.
-Resilient team player who is goal-orientated and demonstrates a high level of commitment with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
-Excellent Written and Verbal skills with people at all levels across the organization in English.