Fleet Management Limited

Pod Supervisor

Fleet Management Limited
Posted on 14-Apr-21

Pod Supervisor

Fleet Management Limited

Job Highlights

  • Degree with minimum 3 years procurement experience
  • IVE or Diploma with 6-9 relevant work experience
  • Supervising in procurement for Ship Management

Job Description

Job Position Summary

  • Reporting to the Product supervisor, the main responsibility of the Pod Supervisor is to supervise a team of Buyers/Senior Buyers and provide daily support to the team, including, coordination of quotations, cost comparisons and liaising with suppliers.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Technical responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall procurement needs, services, stores and spares, of the assigned pod vessels (including ones assigned to oneself)
  • Responsible for collecting and documenting all technical information from the Pod vessels, workshops, and vendors
  • Follow up on advance payments, make necessary entries in the cost book and liaise with suppliers, freight forwarders, vessels agents and the vessel for speedy dispatch in coordination with Technical Superintendent
  • Make arrangements for documents to be delivered on or off vessels
  • Document housekeeping as per company requirements
  • Assist Buyers (when required) with coordination of quotations, choosing the approved vendors, processing of quotations and cost comparisons
  • Responsible for collecting and documenting all technical information from the Pod vessels, workshops, and vendors
Supervisory and people management responsibilities
  • Be a change agent to implement new procedures and processes under SOP’s
  • Training the Buyers/Senior in Office 365 and purchase systems as required including usage of comments fields to ensure a complete procurement process
  • Responsible for the team of Buyers and the coordination between them
  • Assessing the training needs of the assigned pods and reporting to Product Supervisor to ensure all members of the pods are trained as required
  • Conducting yearly appraisals of the pod members and providing an improvement plan to overcome any shortcomings

Job Experience, Functional Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Degree holder of any faculty with minimum 3 years of work experience in the ship management industry as Buyer or Senior Buyer
  • IVE or Diploma of any faculty with minimum 6-9 years relevant work experience in the ship management industry as Buyer or Senior Buyer
  • Have had experience working with Oracle – Preferable but not a must
We offer 5-day work, attractive salary and fringe benefits to the right candidate.  Interested parties, please forward your full resume with present and expected salaries by clicking "Apply Now"

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Additional Information

Career Level
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Company Profile

Fleet Management Limited is one of the world's largest independent third-party ship management firms with a 25-year history, over 20,000 qualified seafarers and over 550 vessels under management.

Headquartered in Hong Kong and supported by offices globally, Fleet Management is dedicated to maintaining the asset value of our clients' vessels as economically as possible. We ensure the vessels under our management are kept in optimal condition in terms of mechanics, technology and crew management - and in a state of operational readiness and compliance.

Fleet Management manages a range of vessels including bulk carriers, container vessels, general cargo carriers, oil tankers, gas carriers, and chemical tankers, ranging from 300 to 319,000 DWT - with many being young and energy-efficient with an age profile below the industry average.

Fleet Management offers a comprehensive range of ship management services that we tailor to each vessel owner's needs. These include technical and engineering services, crew training and management, new building supervision, insurance, independent surveys, superintendence, audits and commercial management.

As a leader in ship management, not only do we operate as an economically sustainable business, but also as an environmentally responsible organization. Safety, not just to our staff but also to the environment, is one of our key commitments to our clients, governmental organizations and other third-party stakeholders. As a result, Fleet Management has one of the best safety records in the industry and is leading the field in maritime pollution protection technology.

Fleet Management Limited is a proud subsidiary of The Caravel Group Limited - together we are dedicated to providing our clients first-class service with a wealth of knowledge and experience, and equally important, to expressing transparency, commitment and integrity in our services and philosophy.

The Caravel Group, also headquartered in Hong Kong, is a diversified global conglomerate focused on the provision of leading maritime services, the trading and logistics of dry bulk raw materials, investment management, and strategic asset ownership.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Five-day work week