Lauritzen Kosan seeks Vetting Manager

We have reorganised our fleet management department which has led to a new position for our current vetting manager. Therefore, we seek his substitute and we invite you to be our new colleague.

Do you thrive working in a high pace and dynamic industry with demanding customer expectations? Are you motivated by taking the lead and building bridges between our customers, our crew and the team at the office? Then you might be the one we are looking for.

Your professional and personal qualifications
You must be a great communicator and hold the ability to manoeuvre in a multicultural environment. Besides technical skills you have a customer centric understanding.

Further you are the right candidate if you work structured and have a proactive and analytical mindset towards meeting the company objectives of incident free operation and zero customer rejections. 

Proficiency in English is essential as it is our working language.

Preferably you are already working in a similar position with deep knowledge of the oil majors. You have a background of master mariner and have served as a senior officer at sea or hold a marine engineering degree.

Your new job
As vetting manager with Lauritzen Kosan you will report to Head of People and Quality. You will undertake a central role working closely with oil majors, shipboard management as well as your colleagues ashore.

Achieving an increase in the company's overall vetting performance as well as crew motivation and awareness regarding customer requirements is key to become successful in the job.  

Your assignments include:

- Arrange and follow up on SIRE, CDI and terminal vetting inspections
- Maintenance and distribution of relevant vetting questionnaires and databases
- Contact to customers regarding vetting, technical documentation and incident reporting
- Monitoring of industry best practice, customer requirements and implement the same for all vessels in management
- Liaising and meeting with relevant oil major/customers at regular intervals
- Initiate pre-vetting inspections in corporation with other in-house departments
- Experience transfer - learning from incidents
- Advice to relevant departments on vetting related issues
- Maintain relevant procedures, instructions, forms and checklists
- Prepare budgets related to vetting

Travel activity of some 30 days per year is part of the job, so flexibility is also important to become successful in the job. 

Your new workplace and colleagues
Lauritzen Kosan has technical management of 26 LPG carriers counting pressurized, semi refrigerated and ethylene carriers. 

We are based at the head office in Hellerup, Denmark

If you join us, you will meet highly skilled and engaged colleagues, eagerly to share knowledge and ready to make the extra effort in an organisation characterised by accountability and a sincere focus on the wellbeing of our employees. We believe that the combined knowledge of all our employees, is what make up one of our most valuable assets. We value a good sense of humour and it is important to us - even when we are busy.

We place strong emphasis on training and we foster a culture of continuous professional and personal development.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to know more about the vacancy. You can reach Head of People and Quality Karsten Gauger on tel. no. +45 3396 8063 or mob. no. +45 5135 7885. Start date is as soon as possible.

Can you identify yourself with this position kindly upload your motivated application, CV and diploma from highest education as soon as possible by using the link below. We might invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis. 

Application deadline is 21 November 2017. 

We are looking forward to receiving and reading your application. All enquiries and applications will be handled with utmost confidentiality.

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 Thumb frise easycruit jl logo  stJ. Lauritzen A/S is a shipping company with world-wide operations. We are domiciled in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen and subsidiaries in Singapore, Stamford, and Manila. We focus on continuous development of our various business activities with constant emphasis on customer service, safety at sea, and environmental protection. JL owns and operates a diversified fleet of dry bulk carriers and gas carriers. For further information please visit