Crane Manager (Expatriate)

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A leading terminal operator located in Lagos, Nigeria, that handles both container and bulk cargoes requires the services of a Crane Manager. This is an exciting opportunity that requires the services of a suitably qualified mechanical/electrical engineer to join a global workforce.

Key Responsibilities

  • Experience with the maintenance and repair of Lieberr Harbor Cranes LHM 400, 420 & 550.
  • Additional experience and working knowledge of RTGs would be advantageous
  • Must be hand-on and prepared to lead/work as part of a large team
  • Ensures that the maintenance and or remedial works of cranes are maintained in a cost effective manner, with consideration given to quality and longer duration of maintenance free equipment
  • Supervises the maintenance and repair of all the quay cranes, mobile cranes and supporting equipment (electrical, electronic and mechanical)
  • Advises contractors on re-warranty claim for the failure of equipment after discussing the matter with the Managing Director
  • Ensure equipment is maintained in a safe and reliable working condition in accordance with planned preventive maintenance programme and to identify and rectify repetitive problems.
  • Monitor and develop crane maintenance staff to ensure technical skills necessary for maintenance of complex plan items
  • Ensure that breakdowns are attended to and rectified promptly and to make sure that follow-up work is undertaken as necessary
  • Liaise with relevant departments for the scheduling of maintenance programme and provide feedback with a continual improvement goal.
  • Ensure repair work does not affect the overall operational efficiency of the terminal.
  • Oversees the administrative requirements of the crane section, including warranty obligations, inspection records, manual updates, equipment defect reports, maintenance services, policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Mechanical/ electrical engineer with proven work experience
  • Must be ready to relocate and live in Lagos
  • Experience working in Africa is preferred but not essential
  • The candidate can either be married or single
  • Negotiable salary
  • Fully expensed housing
  • Medical allowances
  • Car
  • Phone & call allowances
  • Yearly bonus
  • 60 days leave per anum

All CVs & cover letters should be sent to not later than four weeks of this published advert.

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