NEW ORLEANS –Here at the International WorkBoat Show, Great Lakes Shipyard announced its need to fill two open positions. The first is for an assistant VP of new construction. The company is seeking a senior manager responsible for safe, effective, and successful fulfillment of all new construction contracts, on time, within budget, and in a high-quality manner. The person will oversee all facets of production, including development of estimates, progress monitoring and tracking, and budget adherence. The successful applicant must have working knowledge of ABS Rules that are required to meet all quality and regulatory requirements.
The second position is for an assistant VP of business development and sales (ship sale and purchase and cargo movements – marketing strategist). The company is seeking an innovative, energetic self-starter experienced in ship sale and purchase, marine cargo brokering, marketing and sales. The position includes shipyard sales and marketing for new construction and repair, marine cargo movements and other related marine businesses. The person will develop and implement sales and marketing strategies, increase target consumer awareness, and enhance company growth. A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, transportation, engineering or related field and prior experience is required.