Ship Manager

Are you an experienced Ship Manager looking for your next challenge? Our client, a renowned shipyard, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are recruiting for a Ship Manager to be part their ongoing projects in Canada. 

Reporting into the Production Director, the Ship Manager will have overall responsibility for production, test and integration activities on the ship. With a team of direct reports, the key responsibilities also include:

  • Identify and evaluate shipyard production metrics and contribute to developing technical solutions for production engineering and design challenges.
  • Provide technical and managerial oversight on board ship by monitoring production processes.
  • Constantly review allocation of resources and materials to ensure optimal utilisation in order to meet schedule and budget requirements.
  • Weekly status updates on ships progress and direct communication with workforce to meet project schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with all Company Environmental, Health and Safety policies and identify and suggest changes to promote safety awareness.
  • Ensure strict adherence to Company quality procedures and policies.

The right person should have:

  • Prior extensive experience within production management in new ship construction.
  • Defence or naval experience.
  • Completion of relevant technical / vocational training or experience in lieu of this.
  • Strong multi-disciplinary skills.
  • Proven record of managing a team and direct reports in a safe and efficient manner.

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