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Senior Marine Coordinator, Commercial Operations

Date: Dec 28, 2018

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario (CA-ON)

Why you should join us:

Are you a Master Mariner or Chief Engineer who is passionate about marine operations? Are you a dedicated, industry leader, looking for an office-based role to improve your work/life balance? Are you a self-starter with strong integrity and the ability to mentor, build strong positive relationships, and motivate others? Working within our dynamic marine group which manages Suncor’s entire shipping portfolio involving chartering, operations, vetting and regulatory compliance, you will have the opportunity to provide seamless support by handling both the commercial and operational aspects of our marine transportation business.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Support the development of the strategies that help drive the success of Suncor's marine portfolio  with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Provide expertise on technical and commercial marine matters, ensuring safe, reliable and efficient operations of shipments of crude oil, products and equipment for both domestic and international trades
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with marine terminals (both owned and others), refineries, regional supply offices, ship owners, agents, surveyors and expeditors on all matters related to marine movements
  • Steward and optimize contracts-of-affreightment and commercial arrangements for value improvement opportunities
  • Stay informed of operational matters with clients and suppliers and provide updates
  • Prepare a weekly schedule for all movements as well as building and maintaining individual voyage files for each movement
  • Manage data through Suncor’s electronic portal
  • Guarantee proper inspection services are available for each voyage
  • Verify relevant invoices for movements and approve as necessary

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 10 years of experience in the marine and shipping industry, with an emphasis on chartering, operations and post-fixture
  • Minimum 10 years of sailing experience and / or training in shipping
  • Post-secondary education in Business, Marine Law, a technical degree or an equivalent education
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Master Mariner or Chief Engineer with experience on off-shore vessel operations and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) certification and / or member with the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers
  • Ship inspection report / chemical distribution institute / offshore vessel inspection database vetting experience
  • Knowledge of post-fixture work, including nomination, demurrage, and invoicing
  • Deep understanding of standard oil company charter parties, clauses and terminology
  • You are a highly motivated self-starter with exceptional analytical skills, a continuous improvement mindset and possess strong non-authoritative leadership skills
  • You possess strong communication skills (both written and verbal) which allow you to collaborate effectively to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You have a strong safety focus and forward-thinking approach

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will be located at our Mississauga, Ontario office, located at 2489 North Sheridan Way
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with some after-hours calls to resolve operational issues and travel is required
  • You thrive in a dynamic environment with multiple priorities, challenging demands, and strict deadlines
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

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