Job Summary

LPLEL require an experienced Engineering Manager to coordinate and oversee the port equipment and facilities in Lekki Port. Before the commence of operations, the team will need to increase the Engineering manning for to be able to support operate and monitor 24hours x 365 days operations in Lekki Port. The Engineering Manager and its team will be responsible for the overall management and maintenance monitoring of all port equipment and associated facilities and utilities in the Terminal to ensure that all port users requirement, management and operational priorities are met. he role also has responsibility for providing engineering support for all projects associated with the terminal operation.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements


• Management of the maintenance and repair of container cranes, handling equipment, facilities and utilities is at the highest possible standards in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.

• Responsible for new terminal equipment from tendering specification to final testing commissioning, safe handover

• Well controlled over purchase and issuance of spare parts, consumable, lubricants, tools and equipment from the engineering stores and monitoring of stock inventory levels
• Good negotiation skills to get optimum results from supplier, contractors & service providers.
• Ensure that all engineering work is performed to the highest standard to meet operational requirements.
• Ensure that work is carried out safely and according to company and port regulations
• Ensure that resources are utilised efficiently and effectively in order to meet company targets in respect of equipment availability, reliability and maintenance costs.
• Ensure that work is performed to the highest standard to meet operational requirements.
• Identify problem areas, investigate and implement solutions.
• Control materials and parts inventories & utilisation to ensure that optimum stocks are maintained to ensure availability as needed. Also responsible for all engineering related procurement and for keeping costs within acceptable budget levels.
• Implement projects to improve equipment operational efficiency and economies.
• Ensure that work is carried out safely and according to company and port regulations.
• Maintain full and complete records to facilitate planning and analysis.


• At least 10 years hands-on Engineering Management experience at a senior level, the greater part of which should have been acquired in the management of maintenance workshops or facilities associated with container handling or similar heavy static and mobile equipment
• Experience in a busy Container Terminal is essential
• Engineering Degree or equivalent issued by a recognized institution in an appropriate discipline - additional qualifications or experience in associated disciplines will be advantageous
• Customer focused with a good understanding of how the Engineering function should contribute to the viability of the business
• Excellent planning and management skills – you must be able to lead a diverse team and achieve high levels of operational efficiency with minimum equipment downtime.
• Excellent communication skills in English and able to manage effectively in a multicultural environment

• With solid hands-on engineering experience on all container port equipment STS, RTG, ES, RS, FL etc 

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