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Job Description

Faststream are seeking dynamic and skilled Technical Stores Managers to join our prestigious family focused cruise line.

As a pivotal part of the Engineer Department you'll oversee the procurement, storage, and distribution of technical supplies critical to our ship's operations.
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Procurement Management: Source, negotiate, and purchase technical supplies, spare parts, and equipment in compliance with company policies and budgetary constraints.
  2. Inventory Control: Implement efficient inventory management systems to ensure accurate stock levels, minimize waste, and prevent shortages during critical operations.
  3. Quality Assurance: Maintain rigorous quality control standards for all technical materials, verifying compliance with industry regulations and manufacturer specifications.
  4. Supplier Relations: Cultivate and manage relationships with vendors and suppliers, fostering partnerships to secure competitive pricing, timely deliveries, and exceptional service.
  5. Team Leadership: Lead and motivate a dedicated team of technical stores personnel, providing guidance, training, and support to optimize performance and productivity.
  6. Budget Oversight: Develop and manage departmental budgets, tracking expenses, analyzing variances, and identifying cost-saving opportunities without compromising operational excellence.

  • Proven experience in technical procurement, inventory management, or logistics, ideally within the maritime or shipping industry.
  • Strong knowledge of technical materials, spare parts, and equipment used in marine engineering systems.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with proficiency in vendor management and contract negotiations.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations, such as SOLAS, MARPOL, and ISM Code, is advantageous.
  • STCW and C1/D Visa or ability to renew/obtain
Perks and Benefits:
  • Annual salary and comprehensive benefits package, renumeration is reviewed year on year and there is a banding scale. 
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Travel privileges and discounts for you and your family.
  • Access to onboard amenities, dining, and entertainment.
  • Single Cabin
  • Join a diverse and inclusive team committed to delivering exceptional guest experiences.
Please contact me with your most up to date CV to find out more.