Ensure all lashing equipment necessary to work vessel is ready prior to beginning cargo operations, and stored safely after completion of Operations.
Ensure on board lashing / unlashing operations are carried out in a good time, according to plan and in a safe manner and in accordance with Vessel’s lashing manual.
Ensure high level of preparation and attention to the lashing platform preparation during the start and the end of operation of each DSTS.
Ensure optimum deployment of lashers in the lashing platform.
Maintain Gondolas and OHF always ready for work.
Act as focal point to the terminal for all lashing and mooring issues. liaise with ships' officers on exact lashing requirements and obtain signature on the APMT Med Port Lashing Completion Form prior to vessel sailing.
Maintain a safe working environment. Ensure lashers adhere to the Safety Policies and wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times during operations.
Report any changes that will affect plan execution to relevant personnel so that cargo operations are not compromised. Immediately react to any change in the operation so that the lashers do not stand by for instruction.
Act as focal point for all OOGs and BB operations as well as for the all special handling on the terminal.
Ensure all lashing equipment including Gondola, safety cages are ready for use at any time.
Empower others to take action. Motivate and inspire others to accomplish set goals. Encourage high standards of performance.
Gives timely feedback (positive and negative) and encourage teamwork. Command attention and act in a business-like behaviour.
Leadership is directed at safety.
Requires Officer maritime diploma with at least two years of navigation experience.
Previous experience in cargo lifting and securing.
Previous experience in leading others.
Requires a high level of planning and organizational skills.
Excellent visual acuity.
Works well under pressure.
Holding a valid driver-License.
Requires good verbal and written communications skills in English and French as well as fluency in the local language.
Requires good interpersonal skills, both for instructing and interacting with wide cross section of the company’s departments, at all levels, and with vendors and outside personnel related to training.
Must be able to instruct in all lashing and lifting matters for all kind of cargo.