Technical Officer – Hamburg

  • Permanent
  • Europe


We are working exclusively with a Shipowner based in Hamburg who operate a fleet of Bulk Carriers. Due to expansion, they are looking to bring in a Technical Officer to their team. 
The role itself is a real mix working within both the Technical and Purchasing team. You will be assisting both the Technical Superintendents and the Purchasing Team on a day to day basis. 

  • 1-2 years experience as either a Technical Assistant or in Purchasing with a willingness to learn the second part of the role,
  • Team spirit, commitment as well as proactive and independent work
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good language skills (Spoken and written English, required,  German although not required would be an advantage.)

Responsibilities – Purchasing

  • Process all tasks of the supply chain with best service to our fleet to keep our vessels always in operation
  • Supply our vessels with all necessary goods and services cost-effectively
  • Organize efficient warehousing and logistics as part of the supply-chain
  • Monitoring budgets and responsibility for same
  • Communication with suppliers, agents and ship masters

Responsibilities – Technical Assistant

  • Providing support as required to the Superintendents
  • Monitor the status of vessel trading certificates and classification certificates
  • Settlement of departmental invoices
  • Maintaining communications with other departments


  • Competitive overall package
  • An interesting field of activities in a successful and future oriented shipping company
  • Long term progression opportunities
  • A responsible, interesting and self-employed activity
  • Further education and training

You will need to hold EU working entitlement to be considered for this role. 
For more information, apply here and will endeavour to come back to you as soon as we can.