APM Terminals is recruiting in to the position of a Lashing Foreman
At APM Terminals, the results you deliver matter. We will give you lots of responsibility right from the start and plenty of opportunities to achieve your full potential. For all of our employees, we offer fair, competitive compensation and rewards which include continuous development opportunities. Since our talented employees are the foundation of our company culture and our success, we reward performance in a way that promotes continued achievement.
Value and team-based leadership.
•An open and engaging working environment.
•A wide range of international career opportunities.
•Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment.
•Competitive compensation packages
•Performs tasks in accordance with and enforces terminal safety policies, standards and regulations.
•Selects and develops staff to optimize the team and exceed operational targets.
•Coordinates and supervises assigned lashing and unlashing processes of containers / cargo.
•Generates reports on equipment, shift performance and targets areas for improvement within their respective shifts and overall.
•Coordinates with vessel staff to ensure lashing is compliant and gets sign off and time stamps.
•Conducts toolbox talks, shift safety audits and safe behaviour observations in accordance with company policy
•Never ignores unsafe situations, acts and/or behaviours and always intervenes, reports and follows up to correct the situation including disciplinary action
•Supervises departmental safety processes and systems to ensure all workplace hazards are identified, reported and corrected within agreed timelines.
•Instructs peers and contractors on standard operating procedures and monitors activities to ensure risk control measures are in place for all tasks carried out at the workplace.
•Assists in the investigation of assigned incidents at the workplace and ensures all assigned corrective actions are implemented and updated using terminal systems.
•Performance manages staff to get the most from their talents and proactively replaces low performers.
•Delegate’s responsibility to staff and reviews performance on a quarterly basis at a minimum.
•Sets and monitors realistic/SMART objectives which are cascaded down from terminal objectives
•Listens to, counsels and coaches staff and gets commitment from staff to take personal ownership of their career development.
•Communicates progress with direct reports, provides room for improvement, and deals with low performers firmly, in a timely manner and without bias.
•Ensures effort is spent on value adding activities through priority management and identification of unnecessary processes
•Pushes self and others for results and works to exceed goals.
•Is action oriented, seizes opportunities and takes on challenges with positive attitude.
•Pursues tasks with drive and finishes them especially when there is resistance or setbacks.
•Effectively and efficiently orchestrates multiple activities
•Values time and concentrates efforts on the more important priorities.
•Sets objectives and goals and accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects
•Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably.
•Makes decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
•Observant of hidden problems and uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
•Maintains dedication to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
•Capable of finding common ground, encourages collaboration and is a team player
•Approachable, with good listening skills, able to put others at ease, and builds report well.
•Able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.Has the patience to hear people out with attentive and active listing.
•Capable of exercising tolerance, patience, and sensitivity while trying to understand people and data before making judgments and acting.
•Provides the information people need to know in order to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team.
Who we are looking for
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
•Experience: 1 – 3 years in container terminal operations
•Education: Completion of Senior Secondary School. University Degree in Management or Maritime studies is preferred.
•Position is a shift work pattern with mandatory overtime working days, nights, weekends and holidays.
•Must have a valid driver’s license
•Microsoft Office: Basic knowledge of Excel and Word.
•Basic knowledge of Terminal Operating System: Sparcs
•Basic understanding of developing, implementing and maintaining accountability of standard operating procedures.
•Requires a comprehensive understanding of container terminal quay operations including; dangerous goods handling, lashing, slinging and rigging, and heavy lifting equipment capabilities
•Intermediate English: oral and writing skills. Fluency in Pidgeon, Hausa, Yoruba and/or Igbo working knowledge is beneficial.
Method of Application
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