Corporate And Shore Operations Employment

General Maintenance And Purchasing Department


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  • Facilities Manager - coordinate, direct and manage the daily design, planning, maintenance, repairs and alterations of shipboard equipment, machinery and physical facilities including but not limited to hotel and casino, plumbing, electrical, fire, safety, kitchen equipment, HVAC and refrigeration. Responsible for the supervision of approximately 200 employees, either directly or through subordinate supervisors. Maintaining a constructive and cooperative working relationship with the Chief Engineer and the rest of the Engineering Department as well as the Hotel Director, is key to the success of this role. The incumbent must demonstrate a positive "can-do" attitude and the willingness to fully participate in a dynamic team environment.


    * Bachelor's Degree required (degree in Engineering preferred) - or alternatively 15 years experience in Engineering/Facilities in a hospitality/leisure environment

    * A minimum of five years hands-on operations experience in Facilities Management of a large hotel, resort, cruise ship, casino, entertainment center, sports stadium, retail complex, airport facility, or theme park environment.


    * Plan, budget and schedule facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, and layouts.

    * Develop long range plans, conceptual designs, and capital outlay requirements and documentation for facility.

    * Inspect construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established specifications.

    * Establish procedures and direct testing, operation, maintenance and repairs of machinery, equipment and facility furnishings.

    * Maintain budgetary control of the requisition of spare parts, supplies and equipment requested by departmental personnel.

    * Oversee and direct maintenance personnel and workers engaged in equipment installation, carpentry work, equipment repair, and preventive maintenance. Distribute AVO's (Avoid Verbal Orders) to appropriate departments.

    * Maintain technical areas according to USPH standards.

    * Execute parts ordering and planned maintenance through the AMOS Planned Maintenance System.

    * Ensure all systems and machinery within the Facilities Department and are maintained to ABC (Above and Beyond Compliance) standards

    * Evaluate operational systems and recommends repair or design modifications based on factors such as, environment, service, cost and system capabilities.

    * Inspect electronic equipment, instruments, products, and systems to ensure conformance to specifications, safety standards and applicable codes and regulations

    * Consult with the ship's Environmental Officer to ensure compliance with policies and directives that safeguard the environment.

    * Understand and apply to work practices, environmental policies and procedures concerning such functions as collection, sorting and disposal of solid waste and use of chemicals associated with cleaning, laundry, etc.

    * Attend mandatory crew and guest safety drills as required. Periodically review the department's emergency preparedness plans with staff and verify they are familiar with fire-fighting appliances in their work areas.

    * Know, follow educate, and enforce all Safety and Quality Management policies.

    * Ensure that all staff has received mandatory training in the prescribed time frames.

    * Perform related duties as assigned.

    * Maintain and encourage the "Anchored in Excellence" credo at all times

    * Areas of responsibility: Galleys, bars and pantries, laundries, Jacuzzis and pools, cabin (room) maintenance and installed equipment, filter changes and anti-algae treatment for individual cabin HVAC units (up to 2000 rooms/cabins per ship), piping, public and crew areas, fire doors (A-60), sound, light and stage equipment, refurbishing, hospital equipment.

  • Technical Superintendent -

    ensure the proper and timely support of company ships with regard to technical and nautical supplies, repairs and technical problems. This support would include management of allocated repair and maintenance expenses against budget, oversight of technical purchases and deliveries, planning and management of dry-dock and wet-dock repairs/renovations including writing specifications, and vessel compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.

    Job Qualifications:
    • Four year degree in engineering or engineering management

    • At least 5 to 7 years of progressive, licensed experience afloat

    • Experience in managing a shoreside vessel maintenance program is highly desirable

    • Familiarity with application of Class Society and Flag State rules

    • Strong communication, problem solving and PC skills needed

  • Commodities Purchasing Agent - administers a Commodity Management Program for the cruise line on a day-to-day basis as it relates to marine, technical and hotel supplies and provisions used onboard. The commodity administrators may be responsible for one or more of the following: food, beverage, chemicals (including fuel), hotel equipment, uniforms, plants/flowers, and disposable items. Manages the Program to conform to the specifications established by cruise line's internal regulatory teams (may be a cross-functional group) which may be inclusive of applicable state and/or federal regulations. Coordinates the transmission of information regarding the commodities to all employees working with processes which involve the use of such materials. Requirements: Maintain a working database to track purchases and sources. Purchase approximately 20M to 100M worth of commodities annually, depending on the products, and evaluate and recommend suppliers for same. Interface with inspectors, contractors, concessionaires and other agencies as required. Consult with cruise line's internal management teams as applicable to review requests for additions to authorized list of approved products and vendors. Provide additional informational support to all departments and vessels on proper use, storage, and disposal of chemicals, foodstuffs, and other items. Serve as primary source for dissemination of hazardous materials, expiration dates, or usage label information from vendor to user. Oversee contractors and contracts. This includes scope of service and supply related to operational needs, dry docks, new buildings, as well as any corporate office requirements which may receive product(s). Prepare recommendations for training to provide appropriate information to all potential users of existing and new commodities; consult with the HR Training Dept. to ensure such training is provided. Coordinate the development of corporate and departmental goals and objectives, and present proposals and coordinate projects to meet those goals and objectives. Participation any internal or external regulatory agency audits as may be required. Work closely with personnel in other Departments (i.e., Marine Operations, Total Guest Satisfaction, and Safety & Environment) to develop resolutions to identified issues regarding purchases, usage, and/or disposal. Review and evaluate applicable regulations, policies, and instructions, inclusive of applicable Flag State Regulations, which may impact any procurement programs. 3-5 years of operational and/or purchasing experience is required. Work experience in the cruise line or particular food, chemical or commodity industry is preferred, as a candidate familiar with shipboard operations as it relates to product loading, storage, and consumption has employment value. Knowledge of Federal, Flag State, and other applicable regulations/guidelines pertaining to hazardous material program management is necessary.

  • Purchasing Agent - position requires at least three years’ experience purchasing marine and industrial supplies. Responsibilities include outsourcing and negotiating the purchase of technical services and coordinating repairs activity. Must have strong English verbal and written communication skills and a 60% proficiency level in MS Word and Excel. A Bachelor’s degree in a similar discipline is highly preferred.

  • Receiving/ Auditing Clerk - position requires a minimum of two years’ experience in warehousing and data entry. Must be bilingual (English/Spanish), detail-oriented, computer literate, have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a multi-task, fast-paced environment. Must be able to routinely lift objects that weigh up to 70 pounds and be familiar with office machines. Responsibilities include inspection and receipt of ship spares, and audit inspections of outbound shipments. Will also interact with purchasing, vendors and carriers. High school diploma required or equivalent work experience.

  • Receiving Clerk - position requires previous computer knowledge, capability of lifting 65 lbs, and the ability to work weekends. Must also have previous experience driving a forklift and pallet jack. CDL “D” license preferred. Responsibilities include making deliveries, entering packing slips and inspecting receipt of purchased goods. High school diploma or equivalent work experience also required.

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