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At Oceanex, we believe that people are the core of our business. We are proud to offer our employees a positive work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits. When you are a member of the Oceanex team, you enjoy a stable career where your ideas are encouraged and skills valued.

If you would like to be considered for upcoming opportunities, please send your resume and a covering letter to either:

Thank you for your interest.

Temporary Heavy Equipment Mechanic - St. John's (NL)

08-06-2017

 

We are currently searching for a Temporary Heavy Equipment Mechanic at our St. John’s terminal (temporary replacement, up to 2 years).

The primary duties include the repair and maintenance of Oceanex heavy equipment.

Qualifications

• Journeyman status or 3rd Year Apprentice;
• Interprovincial Heavy Equipment Mechanic’s Certificate;
• Minimum of 2 years experience;
• Ability to work with minimum supervision;
• Team player;
• Must have his / her tools.
If you are interested and believe you have all the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter as soon as possible to:

hr@oceanex.com

Oceanex Inc.
385 Water Street
P.O. Box 5097
St. John’s NL A1C 5V3

Fax:  (709) 726-0460

 

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.  We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries please.

Maintenance Manager - St John's, NL

31-05-2017

We are currently searching for a Maintenance Manager for our St. John’s Terminal.

Reporting to the General Manager NL Operations, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for the maintenance, repairs and condition of all Oceanex mechanical equipment in Newfoundland.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, overall management and direction to maintenance staff; support staff to ensure quality of work and proactive approach to equipment maintenance; allocate resources based on job demands and budgetary constraints. Direct, supervise and coordinate maintenance activities, the maintenance and repairs of equipment, building structures and facilities;
  • Control, purchase, distribute and report spare parts and fuel inventory; plan and distribute work to utilize skills, abilities and experience to prevent interruption; initiate and implement capital projects relating to equipment upgrade and facility maintenance;
  • Supply logistical support to other departments: AutoCAD drawings, cost savings and special maintenance reports, etc.;
  • Represent Oceanex as a technical liaison with contractors, sub-contractors and St. John’s Port Authority;
  • Prepare departmental operating budgets and pertinent cost projection reports; generate and supply monthly resource usage and equipment cost reports;
  • Implement operations policies and standards including determination of safety procedures and ensure compliance with Canada Labour Code and Transportation Regulations; supervise maintenance of Oceanex Maintenance Facility and other terminal structures; maintain up-to-date working knowledge of terminal electrical and mechanical systems;
  • Participate as an integral member of Oceanex Occupational Health & Safety Committee;
  • Provide technical information, when needed, for the implementation of company safety policies and procedures;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of an Inter-provincial Heavy Equipment Trade Certification, engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in heavy equipment repair and maintenance supervision;
  • People with marine engineering and/or marine superintendent experience will be considered;
  • Management of a unionized workforce would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of engineering practices and procedures equivalent to CET level;
  • Computer literate.

Skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Strong organizational and priority management skills;
  • Ability to create and implement equipment maintenance programs and reports.

Salary

  • Compensable with education and experience

 
Qualified and interested candidates are invited to forward a resume and cover letter in confidence as soon as possible to hr@oceanex.com. Please quote “Maintenance Manager” in the subject line of your email.

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please.

Pricing Supervisor - Montreal, QC

23-05-2017

We are currently looking for a dynamic person for the position of Pricing Supervisor for our Montreal office.

Reporting to the VP Finance, the incumbent will be responsible to assists with the development and implementation of pricing strategies and pricing/contribution models in line with corporate objectives. He /she will supervise the Pricing Group and their processes, and liaises with Commercial and other departments.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Actively assist sales efforts through practice of exceptional customer service by focusing on relationship building;
  • Provide sales personnel with pricing data, terms and conditions, as requested;
  • Develop pricing/contribution models and assist with development of standard/competitive rate programs;
  • Maintain database of industry, competitor and market share information;
  • Assist with development of KPIs, and monitor dashboards/reports to ensure the Pricing Group meets its objectives;
  • Assist with rate requests from customers, and monitors timelines of all requests;
  • Determine rates for special projects, over-dimensional cargo and alternate routings, as required;
  • Coordinate the pricing/rate aspects for bids/proposals;
  • Investigate requests for rate adjustments (internal/external), identify discrepancies and implement corrective/preventive action(s);
  • Prepare monthly and ad hoc reports and analyses;
  • Supervise the daily activities of the Pricing;
  • Continuously develops the Pricing Group with a vision towards continuous improvement;
  • Attend Commercial and Rating Meetings;
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • University degree in Transportation or Accounting or related field or equivalent combination of experience and education;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position;
  • Experience in the transportation industry;
  • Knowledge of AS400 (an asset);
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office;
  • Bilingualism (French and English).

Skills

  • Ability to respond promptly to clients’ needs;
  • Strong analytical background;
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong organizational and priority management skills;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and under pressure.

 

You are interested and believe you have all the qualifications?  Please forward your resume as soon as possible to: hr@oceanex.com

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Junior Account Representative - Montreal, QC

01-05-2017

We are currently looking for a personable Sales oriented person, dynamic and good with numbers to work out of our downtown Montreal office to support the Sales Team and build long-term meaningful relationships with clients, partners and co-workers. We are in a fast paced transportation industry which is moving into the future in all perspectives.

Responsibilities

• Develop new sales opportunities;
• Make and receive multiple daily sales calls by telephone and email;
• Coordinate sales leads, follow-ups and closings;
• Build relationships over the phone with small and medium sized clients;
• Deliver corporate messages to customers;
• Work closely with Outside Sales Team and Rating Team to quote competitive rates;
• Liaise with other departments concerning client requirements to ensure complete satisfaction.

Skills and Qualifications

• University degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience;
• 5 years prior experience in inside sales;
• Technologically savvy, experience in AS400 and Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel spreadsheets;
• Impeccable mathematics and conversion skills;
• Strong mathematical skills;
• Strong negotiation skills;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (French & English);
• Organized, available and methodical;
• Great attitude and team player;
• Creative and personable;
• Previous experience in transportation industry.

Oceanex service is built on these values: EFFICIENT. CONSISTENT. RELIABLE.

If you are passionate about your work and are willing to invest yourself in the company’s goals, you will find success here. This is a great opportunity to excel, to challenge yourself and to grow both personally and professionally.

Please forward your resume and presentation letter as soon as possible to: hr@oceanex.com

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Documentation / Administrative Clerk - Montreal, QC

06-04-2017

We are currently looking for a dynamic person for the position of Documentation / Administrative Clerk for our Montreal office, in the Finance Department.

Reporting to the Assistant Controller / Invoicing Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for scanning and managing documents as well as maintaining archives for the Montreal office.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Sorting and scanning of clients paperwork and various administrative documents;
  • Responsible for organizing and maintaining the scanning process;
  • Responsible for maintaining Montreal’s office physical archives;
  • Assisting with invoicing functions, as required;
  • Responsible for administrative tasks, as assigned, including but not limited mail/couriers, and general/1-800 calls;
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • CEGEP Degree or equivalent;
  • 2-3 years of experience of administrative work;
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel;
  • Bilingualism (English and French).

Skills

  • Strong communication, organizational and priority management skills;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision;
  • Detail and deadline oriented;
  • Analytical skills, autonomy and initiative.

You are interested and believe you have all the qualifications?  Please forward your resume as soon as possible to: hr@oceanex.com

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Invoicing Coordinator - Montreal, QC

30-03-2017

We are currently looking for a dynamic person for the position of Invoicing Coordinator at our downtown Montreal office, in the Finance Department.  Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the incumbent will be responsible to verify and validate data related to bookings in order to produce accurate invoices. This person also coordinates Invoicing Team members’ work and assists with validation of procedures and data as it relates to invoicing functions.

Tasks and responsibilities

• Verify and confirm information related to bookings to ensure accuracy in billing;
• Invoice processing-posting, printing, and ensuring customer documentation requests are respected;
• Manage all documentation related to invoicing, scanning, photocopying and sorting of documents;
• Enter data in the invoicing system and produce reports;
• Produce billing corrections or manual bills;
• Prepare/coordinate customer-specific invoices and account reconciliations/credit notes;
• When necessary, contact customers in order to confirm invoicing details;
• Coordinate staff responsibilities/deadlines and day-to-day supervision;
• Assist with problem resolution throughout the invoicing related processes;
• Assist with management of documentation concerning audit of invoices;
• Act as a contact person with colleagues of other departments;
• Perform other duties and projects, as assigned.

Qualifications

• College degree or equivalent;
• Minimum of 3 years of office experience;
• Experience on AS/400 system (an asset);
• Experience in supervising staff;
• Knowledge of accounting an asset;
• Bilingualism (English and French).

Skills

• Detail and deadline oriented;
• Strong organizational and communication skills;
• Analytical skills;
• Works well in a team environment, and under pressure to meet company deadlines.

You are interested and believe you have all the qualifications?  Please forward your resume as soon as possible to: hr@oceanex.com

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries please.

Account Manager – QC - Montreal, QC

26-01-2017

We are currently looking for a dynamic Account Manager for our Montreal office.  Reporting to the District Sales Manager – Quebec & Ontario, the chosen candidate will be responsible for the development of his sales territory through maintaining existing accounts and prospecting new clients with the objective of maximizing client satisfaction and Oceanex market share.

Tasks and responsibilities

• Provide comprehensive sales coverage to existing clients;

• Identify, pursue and develop new business opportunities by prospecting potential clients;

• Review client satisfaction and expectations with a view to develop Oceanex profitability;

• Initiate corrective action to address clients concerns;

• Negotiate rates and contracts;

• Liaise with other departments concerning client requirements to ensure optimal satisfaction;

• Perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

• University degree in a related field;

• Minimum of 3 years of previous sales experience;

• Bilingualism (French & English) is essential;

• Computer literate;

• Prior experience in the transportation industry (an important asset).

Skills

• Strong negotiating skills;

• Strong research and problem solving skills;

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

• Good organizational and analytical skills.

You believe you have all the qualifications we are looking for?  Please forward your resume and presentation letter as soon as possible to:

hr@oceanex.com

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries please.

Temporary Marine Chief Engineer - Montreal, QC

13-09-2016

We are looking for a temporary marine Chief Engineer interested to do short term relief contracts onboard the vessels of our fleet.

Reporting to the Marine Management, the Chief Engineer is responsible for the administration of the Engine Department, for the safe, efficient and economical operation of all machinery throughout the vessel and for the maintenance of equipment.

Qualifications

  • Transport Canada First Class Motor Certification (STCW 95);
  • Vessel Personnel with Security Duties Proficiency;
  • Valid Marine Emergency Duties Certification;
  • Valid Transport Canada Medical;
  • Minimum 5 years experience as Chief Engineer;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Bilingual (English & French);
  • Excellent leadership, supervision and planning skills;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Our vessels complete weekly runs into and out of St. John’s, NL from the ports of Halifax or Montreal and our regular rotations are 28/28.

You are a retired Chief Engineer who wants to continue to be active in the marine industry? This position might be for you!

To express your interest in the position, please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to :

marinehr@oceanex.com 

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Temporary Ship’s Captain - Montreal, QC

13-09-2016

We are looking for a temporary Ship’s Captain interested to do short term relief contracts onboard the vessels of our fleet.

Reporting to the Marine Management, the Captain is responsible for directing the administration, management and safety of the crew, the vessel and it’s cargo.

Qualifications

  • Transport Canada Master Mariner or Master Near Coastal certificate (STCW 95);
  • Vessel Personnel with Security Duties Proficiency;
  • Valid Marine Emergency Duties Certification;
  • Valid Transport Canada Medical;
  • Minimum 5 years experience as Captain;
  • District #2 (Quebec – Les Escoumins) and/or St.John’s (NL), and/or Halifax (NS), pilotage certificates are definite assets;
  • Excellent leadership, management and effective problem solving skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Bilingualism : English & French;
  • Excellent navigating skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure.

Our vessels complete weekly runs into and out of St.John’s, NL from the ports of Halifax or Montreal and our regular rotations are 28/28.

You are a retired Captain or Pilote who wants to continue to be active in the marine industry? This position might be for you!

To express your interest in the position, please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to :

marinehr@oceanex.com

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

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