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Freight Operator, Florida

Spinnaker is working with a world-leading agri trader. Our client is looking for a freight operator to join their team in Florida, USA. For this role you will be responsible for aspects of the voyage ranging from the initial instructions, cargo and bunkers calculations, hire and freight payments through to the finalisation. 

The core functions for this role are:

Planning and operations of all aspects of the voyage ranging from the initial instructions
Preparation of cargos and bunkers calculations
Preparation and follow up on freight payments through to the finalization
Appointing agents, surveyors and port captains
Communication with owners, charterers, brokers, traders
Coaching of trainees and newcomers on company and department activities.
Accounting and control of the bills, assignments, payments, etc.
The skills and experience required for this role are:

Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Maritime is a plus
Knowledge of accounting and Finance
Minimum 4/5 years of experience as a dry cargo operator dealing with Dry Bulk cargoes in Panamax and Handy sized vessels.
An entrepreneurial-minded, hardworking and structured team player.
Good business acumen
Strong analytical and data gathering skills
Self-motivated/critical thinker
Detail-oriented professional with the ability to handle complex reporting while meeting deadlines, sometimes with short turnaround
Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
Fast learner, and ability to focus on the overall goals while still working with details
Able to work in a team environment
Experience with the SoftMar integrated voyage handling system an advantage but not mandatory.
IT literate
Fluent in English
Fluent in Spanish

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please apply now.

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