Shift Engineer at APM Terminals

At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community.
Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.

Job Title: Shift Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Supervises mechanical and electrical maintenance, repair and service activities, including inspection units, machinist, welders/fabricators, tire repair, etc.
  • Supervises and follow up reefer technicians & their activities
  • Provides information and reports on daily equipment availability, hourly functionality, and repair status & shift reports. 
  • Take ownership and responsibility to ensure that the planned operations are accomplished with the expected accuracy and efficiency and proactively act when changes or unforseen situations occur.
  • Ensure that the maintenance activity information in the Log Book relevant to any work activity is recorded accurately.
  • Ensure that the operations and workforce are efficiently organized in order to achieve safe, healthy and high productivity on all level 
  • Monitor status and performance of the equipment; propose and implement improvement in maintenance practices leading to increased overall performance (reliability & availability) of the equipment. 
  • Focus on maintaining a safe working environment and address or act accordingly where needed
  • Based on equipment usage plan and scheduled maintenance and repair work, liaise with operations for the availability of the equipment.
  • Monitors status of preventative maintenance schedules, to ensure all PM work is being done timely.
  • Ensures maximum availability of equipment is maintained for port operations.
  • Plans, assigns and reviews the work of all mechanics and electricians in the terminal through the supervisors/foreman, who then supervise the work of the mechanics and electricians.
  • Ensure that all necessary equipment for the operations is available prior to the beginning of the operations.
  • Makes recommendations on recruitment, discipline and promotion of employees, authorises leave and overtime, advises employees on work related problems, evaluates and assesses employee performance.
  • Suggest new ideas and process improvements. Help implement new concepts and motivate the blue collar workforce

Requirements

  • Requires a high school diploma and additional vocational/technical education-diploma in Mechanical, Electrical engineering.
  • Must be experience in equipment with high hydraulic pressure (200 to 450 bars) 
  • Additional training in both electrical and mechanical fields is preferred. 
  • Understanding of safe working practices in an industrial environment and understanding of the shipping business or maritime background are strong asses
  • Requires at least five to seven years of general supervisory experience in general maintenance section. Must have specific knowledge of electrical, electronic and mechanical and related subjects. 
  • Requires knowledge of wide range of electrical equipment, industrial control systems, variable drive systems, and mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems and their controls.
  • Requires knowledge and ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics, service & parts manuals for various equipment.
  • Ability to coordinate and handle several tasks at the same time / multitasking.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot / diagnose / identify electrical, mechanical and hydraulic and pneumatic problems, and provide direction for solutions.
  • Capable of conducting technical training

We Offer

  • A wide range of national and international career opportunities
  • Opportunities for professional growth in a dynamic environment

Location: Nigeria

Closing Date
26th January, 2017.

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