Company: Shell
Skills: Ships Mate / Officer
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Singapore

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Job Description

An ideal role for a Shore Loading Officer with experience as a Loading Master and has knowledge with Confined Space Assessor.

Where you fit in

A Shore Loading Officer will be working in a marine and waterfront environment. Pulau Bukom has 14 main wharves for cargo transfer and are capable of accommodating vessels with size ranging from small coastal to Suezmax. These wharves handle a variety of cargoes including crude oil, dirty products, clean products, chemicals, LPG, ethylene, sulphur and drummed bitumen.
The ability to optimize the operation of these assets is vital to support the ever-increasing demands for safe and efficient movement of cargoes into and out of Bukom.

What's the role?

The Shore Loading Officer is a member of the shift teams ensuring safe and efficient waterfront/shipping operations by executing the Daily Operating Instructions (DOI) compliant with HSSE, procedures, and processes.

The Key Accountabilities include:
  • Undertake pre-arrival checks of jetty or wharf equipment
  • Berth/unberth ship/vessel safety and position according to cargo transfer plan
  • Use current operating procedures for safe management of ship/shore activities
  • Perform checks in line with the Ship/Shore Safety Checklist
  • Monitor and maintain all ship-shore interfaces including cargo transfer operations within safe operating limits.
  • Monitor all ship-shore interfaces including cargo transfer operations to confirm that it is being conducted in accordance with guidelines and safety regulations;
  • Monitor environmental conditions and understand the actions to be taken if the integrity of the transfer operation is threatened
  • Inspect and identify defects with transfer operation equipment (i.e hoses, loading arm etc) at the wharf
  • Inspect ship/shore access equipment to ensure that it is in good condition and properly rigged
  • Comply with applicable security procedures and access controls
  • Understand the Emergency Response Procedures for handling emergencies at the Wharf
  • Apply the procedures detailed in maritime regulations for the safe management of ship/shore activities
  • Understand the Shell vetting system to confirm the acceptability of a ship or barge to carry a Shell cargo or visit a Shell terminal or wharf facility
  • Carry out cargo transfer planning with ship/vessel crew efficiently and safely
  • Comply with the procedures and requirements contained in the Port Information Handbook
  • Effectively carries out the key communication activities with control room and ship/vessel
  • Collect samples at different stages of during cargo transfer operations
  • Operate the auto-sampler and understand the mechanism behind achieving desired quantity and sample distribution during operation
  • Carry out the calculation relating to oil measurement & accounting such as handling and troubleshooting ship / shore loading difference, application of the Discrepancy Decision Tree Processes etc
  • Carry out documentation work after completing cargo transfer operations such as Ship-Shore Letter of Protest (LOP) which covers quality, quantity, ship performance, safety & environment incidents etc
  • Able to carry out AGST role and perform maintenance activities such as decontamination, gas testing for hot work and confined space work
  • Able to coordinate and work with contractors for maintenance planning

Company Description

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.


What we need from you

Experience in waterfront and production operations is required; terminal operations knowledge preferred.
  • What demurrages is and its importance to various parties.
  • The steps to a Proper Demurrage Process.
  • Various process to reduce demurrages
  • Definitions, common demurrage terms and simple demurrage calculation
  • Why PQ is important in the loading process and the PQ EWS process.
  • Understand COQ and sampling procedure.
  • Understanding procedures relating to oil accounts in the work process.
  • Understanding of PU4 terminal - various work procedures/guidelines
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Completely independent in all field operational activities
  • Understanding and applying Process isolation standards and Permit to Work system.
  • Able to operate and use the Oil Movements Accounting system (OAS, GLIMs, OMS-HC / DCS)
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong in problem-solving and troubleshooting
  • Proficient in English language


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