Vessel Operator 

Our client is a specialist shipping line, which has been shipping between Europe and the Caribbean for many years and have a fantastic reputation for customer service & capability. They are now looking to recruit a Vessel Operator to join their team.

The Role:

As Vessel Operator you will be responsible for providing vessels, internal departments, and port agents with detailed loading plans for cargo working within the vessel capabilities. The successful candidate will work with the Marine team to supervise an efficient and cost-effective operation and chartered vessels, assist in developing necessary contingency plans. Also, to ensure sailing schedules are accurate, maintained and communicated at all times.

Port supervision – when on call supervise the activities of discharge/load of the vessel whilst in its home port to ensure that operations are completed in a timely manner, plus on Call Duties – providing guidance and decisions during out of hours operations to

Essential Criteria:

  • Marine experience i.e., with container vessels
  • Flexible hours
  • Analytical approach
  • Problem Solving
  • Excellent Planning and Organization skills
  • Excellent Communication skills

Salary & Benefits:

The salary for the role would be £38k – £45k depending on experience, plus benefits

The hours of work for the role are 8.30-17.00 Monday to Friday

The Vessel Operator will be required to fulfil Duty Operator responsibility ever third week. During this time, you will be on call to oversee operational activities over the weekend which may require attending the port operation, time off in lieu will be provided. Flexibility will be required to meet operational requirements.

Apply now for more information!