Port Taranaki Limited

  • Posted: 13 Feb 2024
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Manufacturing & operations
The opportunity

The primary focus of this role is to manage the maintenance and compliance of the Marine Services fleet, ensuring vessels are adequately resourced and maintained for optimal functionality. Additionally, the role involves managing the resourcing and staffing of Tug Crews to ensure safe and effective operations.

We are committed to excellence and safety and are seeking a skilled and experienced individual to take on this crucial role of Marine Technical Manager. Other key role responsibilities include:

Leadership and management of the Tug Crew Members, including managing rosters and resourcing of the Tug Team
Maintain and compliance of fleet vehicle, including compliance with class and maritime New Zealand Rules, oversight of the maintenance programme, and marine expenditure and improvement plans.
Ensuring compliance and implementation of the Maritime Transport Operator Safety System.
Lead major Marine Engineering projects, manage and execute project work, continue with the strategic planning.
To maintain competency as an operational Tug Engineer.
Engage and be involved with Health, Safety and Wellbeing.
Provide high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
Identify and support continuous improvement within Marine Team.
About you

You may have experience marine management and be able to be agile in your day-to-day work. In setting you up for success you ideally also have the following:

Marine Engineering experience with specific experience in Marine Fleet Management, Chief Engineering of a STCE or Marine Project Experience.
Leadership and management experience
Strong relationship building skills.
Are a dynamic self-starter with a growth mindset.
Confident to work within a range of people from diverse backgrounds.
Able to report and analyse information accurately.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Our values

At Port Taranaki our values guide us on how we act with one another and how we make decisions within our business. Demonstration of these values will be key to your success:

Our people come first: we take care of each other and our communities.
Integrity guides us: we trust each other and act with respect and honesty, even when it is challenging.
We embrace the future: we strive for improvement through innovation and learning.
We collaborate to succeed: we work as a team, helping each other succeed.
What we offer

Port Taranaki is an important economic and supply chain asset for Taranaki and beyond – connecting our key regional industries with the world. We are prepared for change and embracing new ways of working, ensuring we continue to deliver for our customers, and the region, in being the Pride of Taranaki.

We offer an environment where continuous learning and professional development is encouraged, as well as the ability to work autonomously - expertise and guidance at hand when you need it. We consider your wellbeing to be a priority and we support you with great flexibility initiatives as well as having a respectful approach to diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace.

If this sounds like an opportunity you would enjoy, and you're motivated to contribute to the overall success of Port Taranaki Limited, please apply now with your CV and Cover Letter.

We will begin reviewing applications as they arrive - including conducting interviews. We will close this role when a successful candidate has been appointed.

All candidates must already hold the required residency status to work in New Zealand and be able to satisfy a Ministry of Justice Criminal background Check. Candidates must also hold a full NZ driver’s license.

For a copy of the Job Description visit PD---Marine-Technical-Manager.pdf