Lauritzen Bulkers seeks Vessel Operator

Are you looking for the next step in your career where you can shape the future? Do you wish to challenge status quo and make a difference? 

Lauritzen Bulkers are offering the opportunity to show your abilities to actively participate in our constant strive to improve our commercial operational result both through hands on knowledge and data analytics and we invite you to join our dry bulk operations team at our office in Copenhagen and become our new colleague.

Your professional and personal qualifications
The right candidate has a background as dry bulk operator. We expect you to have at least 3 years of relevant experience.

On a personal level, you are analytical and interested in contributing to the development of new ways to use data to support the business and make our work more efficient. You are flexible, detail-oriented, and have an open, curious and commercial mindset. You enjoy the nature of the dynamic shipping industry.

Your new job
Lauritzen Bulkers operates, at any given time, a fleet of 70 - 100 dry bulk carriers in the handy size segment. You can expect a high degree of responsibility and independence.

Your tasks will include:

  • Keeping close contact with vessels, customers, agents and all other relevant parties to ensure a smooth operation
  • Ambitiously pursuing the optimisation of our operations and seeking to reduce related costs
  • Striving to render the best-in-class customer service in all given conditions.
  • Ensuring that vessels are performing at optimal speed and monitoring vessel performance
  • Planning and executing voyages
  • Nominating agents and handling port calls
  • Calculating, planning and coordinating bunker stems
  • Budget follow-up
  • Issuing freight invoices and collecting funds
  • Laytime estimation

For all tasks, clear and proactive communication in English – both spoken and written – is key in order to save time and avoid misunderstandings. English is our working language across all offices.

Your new workplace and colleagues
The operations team at Lauritzen Bulkers consists of 28 people world-wide, including port captains, marine controllers and laytime specialists. 16 of these work at the Copenhagen office, but you will have close cooperation with colleagues across the organisation worldwide. You will report to the Deputy Head of Operations in Copenhagen.

If you join us, you will meet highly skilled and engaged colleagues, eager to share knowledge and ready to make the extra effort in an organisation characterised by accountability and a sincere focus on the well-being of our employees. We believe that the combined knowledge of our employees is one of our most valuable assets.

Striving for adaptability in an ever-changing world, we place a strong emphasis on training and foster a culture of continuous professional and personal development.

You will be working from our headquarters by the water in Hellerup, Denmark where our canteen and the view from our terrace are hard to beat.

We offer a competitive benefits package including an industry-leading pension scheme, insurances, staff club activities and days off.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are curious and wish to know more about the vacancy. You can reach Mrs. Mette Stenild Grøn, Head of Global Operations, on tel. no. +45 3396 8354 or Mr. Thomas Fisker, Deputy Head of Operations on tel. no. +45 3396 8349.

Can you identify yourself with this position, kindly upload your CV and application, describing what motivates you to apply for this position, as soon as possible. Please use the link above. Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications through emails or social media. We will invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis.

21 June 2020 will be the application deadline.

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

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Office location

J. Lauritzen A/S
Tuborg Havnevej 15
2900 Hellerup