Senior Coordinator, Marine Commercial Operations

Suncor - Mississauga, Canada

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Job ID 26327

Are you a Master Mariner or Chief Engineer who is passionate about marine operations? Are you 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.

  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • You are a dedicated industry leader with 10 or more 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
  • 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 is preferred
  • Ship inspection report / chemical distribution institute / offshore vessel inspection database vetting experience is an asset
  • Post-secondary education in Business, Marine Law, a technical degree or an equivalent education

Preferred Qualifications


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  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Nov 4, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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