Mobile Harbour Crane Manager 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.

Job Title: Mobile Harbour Crane Manager


  • Manages the maintenance and repair of cranes in a timely and cost effective manner, with consideration given to quality and longer duration of equipment
  • Ensures the equipment is maintained in a safe and reliable working condition, in accordance with planned preventive maintenance program and to identify and rectify repetitive problems
  • Monitors warranties and ensure claims under warranty are filed
  • Ensure that breakdowns are corrected promptly and to make sure that follow-up work is undertaken
  • Monitors repairs on the equipment (MHC) does not adversely affect the services to Operations
  • Works closely with internal customers and staff providing professional expertise and ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Keep operations aware of current equipment availability by regular communications and by issuing reports as directed
  • Manages the Crane team members to work effectively and efficiently as a team and with the Operations group to ensure optimum equipment availability
  • Designs with planning unit for the scheduling of maintenance program and to provide feedback with a goal of continual improvement
  • Recommend and develop equipment overall and improvement modification
  • Supervises subcontractors work on-site and any major projects or repairs.


  • 5 year degree in engineering, with a solid foundation in mechanical/electrical engineering.
  • 5-10 years of Management experience in a Crane maintenance section in any port
  • Budgeting and profit and loss management experience.
  • Experience on Liebherr Mobile harbour cranes is preferred. (Preferably 500/ 550 range). Must have extensive repair experience, including advanced knowledge of hydraulic, electrical, electronic, mechanical and related subjects.
  • Self-motivated
  • Analytical and systematic thinking
  • Knowledge of wide range of mechanical and electrical equipment, industrial control systems, variable drive systems, hydraulic, pneumatic systems and their controls.
  • Knowledge and ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics, service & parts manuals for various equipment.

We Offer

  • This position offers career development, exposure to multinational systems and process as well as an outstanding opportunity to join a professional team at APM Terminals and contribute to the success of the organization.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date 
18th April, 2017.


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