Sound knowledge and understanding in operations management and procedures with exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and deliver assignments in a timely manner, meeting organization’s productivity targets and goals. With a keen sense of responsibility, confidentiality and a meticulous approach to assigned work task, I am committed to working in a team-oriented environment.
Special Skills and Competence
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proficient in the use of IT systems
Good interpersonal skills
Border protection and security services
Logistics and supply chain management
Global Container Terminal September 16, 2019 – Present
I am required to monitor the vessel movement’s daily, also to supervise operations and monitor vessel condition and ship’s staff compliance with management policies, international, state or local Maritime regulations.
Work closely with terminal staff to prepare department plans while determining the appropriate workforce to hire for an efficient and cost effective completion of plan
Supervises union represented personnel in proper operating procedures and as needed will counsel, discipline or make termination recommendations to ensure an efficient operation while working within the definitions of the labor agreement
Enforces productivity levels by supervising longshore workers in making multiple rounds within the terminal and a follow up assessments prior to shift end
Completes various reports and forms such as shift production, payroll, and safety summaries; Produces reports to respective parties within required deadlines
Supports, monitors and trouble shoots, when necessary, terminal operating systems, ensuring data is accurate. Additional technology related duties may apply
Plans, holds and documents daily safety meetings; partnering with Area Health, Safety & Environment to understand and train longshore workers to adhere to safety procedures while implementing plans to address safety hazards
Reports problems and issues to appropriate Manager of great impact and complexity to the operation
Responsible for learning, navigating and adhering to all union contracts
Norton Lilly International May20, 2018- September 13, 2019
Board vessels in port to respond to internal and external customers concern.
Plan and assign weekly vessel rotation
Complete billing procedures.
Prepare and transmit estimate of port cost.
Establish and maintain vessel files in an accurate manner
Procure operation, agency and services for marine vessels
Communicate daily with marine vessels Master, Port Authority and government agencies
Co-ordinate activities between vessels, port operators and government agencies.
Pioneer Enterprise Ltd. – August 2, 2018-May 15, 2019
Assemble metal doors
Operate heavy lift equipment
Perform product inspection to ensure finish products meets required standards
Work in a timely manner with team members in order to reduce bottlenecks on the assembly floor
Ministry of Finance, Jamaica Customs November 2010-November 2017
Processing documents for the importation and exportation of good.
Visit customer locations for onsite processing
Border Protection - Profile passengers arriving and departing our international ports.
Checking passengers along with their bags and luggage.
Revenue Collection - Assessing and valuation of items imported, calculating and collecting of the relevant duties as stipulated by law.
Approving license for the exportation of scrap metal and authorizing the export of specific scrap metal.
Inspect scrap metal sites to ensure compliance accordance with government regulations based on quantity of materials and type of material stored. Examine all materials brought on scrap metal sites for export.
Kingston Container Terminal Ltd (Formerly APM Terminals) February 2009 - June 2009
Plan the loading of container vessels based on given criteria such as POD, IMDGs, weight, size and type along with information from the line planner.
Utilizing planning tools and software such as Cosmos, SPARCS and Plan Master
Liaising with ship’s Chief Officer in order to ensure vessel optimization
Work along with the stevedore planner to ensure that there are adequate labor and equipment assigned to the vessel to be worked.
Continuous monitoring of vessel during its port operations, making adjustments and resequencing as per required based on changes due to unforeseen circumstances such as equipment breakdown.
Inspect and plan for the handling of OOG units, minimizing its handling time and ensuring its safety isn’t compromised.
Plan yard allocation for units to be discharged, ensuring that all required criteria are imputed into the terminal software system.
Ensure the ship file is closed upon completion of vessel operations, with all discharged and load units accounted for, and completed file passed to the chief mate and line planner.
APM Terminals Jamaica Limited February 2001- January 2009
Leading and motivating work teams in daily cargo handling operations towards accomplishing and surpassing set targets and goals; this includes operational cost containment, occupational hazards mitigation, maintaining safe working environment and ensure safety measures are adhered to.
Manage and coordinate the activities of personnel involved in the daily operational activities such as equipment operators, vessel foremen, stevedores and general workers.
Manage the utilization of operational equipment, ensuring that waste and stoppage time is monitored and minimized to ensure efficiency.
Manage special operational projects such as the development of the block stowed operation. This included designing and implementing measures and procedures to increase productivity.
Resolve labour related issues with unionized and non-unionized employees while ensuring that the established norms and organization regulations are adhered to.
Preparing daily operations report.
Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations.
Kingston Terminal Operators November 1997 - February 2001
Supervise discharging and Loading of Containers from ships
Supervising Stevedores in unlashing and lashing of containers
Instruct gantry crane operators on what units are to be handled
Giving direct instructions to yard equipment operators
Imputing ship information in a database
Writing daily report on vessel activity
Loading and unloading bulk and OOG cargo
Caribbean Maritime Institute
Bachelor Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2011 Diploma in International Shipping and Logistics. 2008
West Indies College
Associate Degree in Information Systems (Incomplete) 1996-1997
Mrs. Olwin Brown JP
Jamaica Customs Agency
Mr. Andrew Belvett MSW, LMSW
Treatment team leader/campus lead
New York City Children Center
1819 Bergen Street Brooklyn NY