Sr. Equipment Coordinator
CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC

Norfolk, Virginia


CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations.

Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in Marseille, in its headquarters in Marseilles.

Position Summary:

Responsible for confirming, monitoring, maintaining and releasing inventory levels in North America depots and Terminals. Works collaboratively with internal and external organizations to include customers, truck vendors and CCA business teams to ensure equipment is moved in an efficient and expedited manner from depots, terminal and rail ramps. Serve as the Equipment Coordinator technical expert providing guidance and assistance to other team members to resolve issues. Identifies and elevates problems or issues to management as needed. Work with leasing companies to maximize off hire and on hire NA program and maintain swap program with vendors and Ho logistic department. Updates processes and procedures as needed and provides functional training to all team members. Senior Equipment Coordinator is also responsible for managing and maintaining the Equipment Team mailbox to ensure team compliance with mailbox processes and procedures.

This position will be responsible to:

  • Maintain inventory at needed levels in depots and terminals by comparing inventory and booking levels to ensure equipment can meet export demands. Aim to reduce the empty idle time throughout the coordinator's region by communicating with depots and terminals, port operations departments, and M & R to keep a fluid inventory and minimize terminal storage

  • Maximize off-hire, on-hire, and swap program by communicating with leasing companies and HO Logistics to return and/ or pick up equipment from the depots and terminals to enhance logistical operations and target cost saving initiatives.

  • Seek and maintain cost savings initiatives by developing process improvements to increase productivity and maximize cost savings

  • Serve as an Equipment Coordinator technical expert by providing coaching and training to team members on processes and procedures, and assisting with resolving operational issues, problems, and questions. Monitor and record operational issues affecting team members and communicate with Supervisor and Manager to resolve issues.

  • Serve as backup to supervisor for day to day functions. Support management in the documenting and maintaining of departmental processes and procedures.

  • Review and assist with processing of rail discrepancies provided by Cost Control teams

  • Propose counts for vessel loadback including targeting idles, projected volumes, and damaged units and assist with preparation for vessel loadback and planning.

  • Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High Diploma required.
  • 1-3 years of general experience.
  • Proficient computer skills to include all basic Microsoft applications (excel, outlook, word)
  • Knowledge of shipping industry preferred.Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be available to work 9am - 6pm, Monday thru Friday

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Come along on CMA CGM's adventure

CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.



 


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