Vessel Operator (bulk)

As the Vessel Operator you work together with the rest of the bulk parceling team in order to optimize performance of the chartered fleet as well as customer satisfaction. The position offers an interesting and challenging job scope with worldwide contacts. Your regular work location will be in the head office. 

Major Tasks

+ You pro-actively operate the vessels chartered by the parceling desk; 

+ You ensure efficient, economical sailing and loading/ discharging operations. This involves amongst others: maximizing intake (freight revenues), monitoring line-ups and cargo readiness; 

+ You are responsible for the execution and understanding of charter parties and freight contracts; 

+ You ensure compliance with agreed charter party and freight contract terms; 

+ You are responsible for the communication with overseas (South America, Black Sea and Asia) relations such as the master of the vessel, vessel owners, ship’ agents and stevedores about planning and coordinating the berthing and loading/discharging in the load and discharge ports; 

+ You are responsible for the monitoring and logging of vessel schedules and operations; 

+ You stow plan and draft calculations; 

+ You maintain communication throughout the vessel’s journey to ensure smooth running of the voyage; 

+ You resolve any disputes relating to the voyage; 

+ You close liaison with the chartering, operation administration teams and technical services team to ensure smooth voyages and utilization of vessels; 

+ Among other administrative tasks you are responsible for the preparation and finalization of each vessels’ profit and loss. 



+ Bachelor Logistics, preferably Maritime 

+ Accurate 

+ Strong attention to detail 

+ Strong Numerical skills 

+ Ability to work under pressure in a changing environment 

+ Enthusiasm for the Maritime Industry 

+ Team player 

+ Excellent communication skills in English both written and spoken, knowledge of Dutch is an asset 


In return for your expertise and commitment, you get to work in a fast-paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. Competitive salary and benefits are offered combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.