Our office in Vancouver is expanding and we are now looking for an experienced dry bulk Operator to join the team.

The job

As an Operator in NORDEN’s Dry Cargo division you independently operate a group of vessels. This includes but is not limited to; monitoring, measuring, and optimizing the performance of vessels, agent and port nominations, as well as daily contact and coordination with vessels, agents, Charterers and Owners to ensure a smooth operation.

We are heavily client focused with an aim to increase efficiency and productivity, while also reducing voyage expenses and cost control. We continuously aim to improve our performance and bottom line. You will become part of a strong, energized, and diverse global team who strive on being an industry leader. We are heavily focused on being a reliable and quality partner while building strong and long-term relationships with our customers and counterparts. Some travelling is expected.

Your profile

You have minimum of three years shipping experience in bulk operations ashore. Any sailing experience with general and/or project cargo operations will be considered an asset. You thrive in a competitive environment where relationships and P&L are equally prioritized. You enjoy taking responsibility and ownership; demonstrating your ability to optimize voyages and delivering a high-quality service to our customers.

As NORDEN enters the digital age, a key quality will be your understanding and knowledge of various systems and processes. Experience with IMOS and SEDNA is considered an asset. You are inquisitive, results driven, and a strong problem solver who is comfortable in a challenging and fast paced environment. Agility is a must.

Being part of a small team; you are collaborative, trustworthy and reliable. You are focused on strong performance and overall team development and success. You should also be self-driven, independent and maintain ownership over your fleet of vessels, projects, and assignments.

Our Company

NORDEN is a leading shipping company within dry cargo and product tankers and an integrated part of the global commodity trade. With 12 offices across 6 continents, we combine global expertise and local insights to deliver reliable, safe and efficient solutions to our customers all over the world, enabling smarter global trade.

Our core values: Empathy, Reliability, Ambition and Flexibility are reflected in everything we do. We strongly believe in making a difference, and we look forward to welcoming new colleagues who share our vision and values.

Operating at the heart of global trade, we are committed to decarbonizing the global supply chain, becoming industry leaders within diversity, equality, and inclusion, while taking a firm stance on all forms of corruption.


Please upload your application, resume and relevant diplomas via our website as soon as possible and no later than 30 June 2022. We review applications and interview candidates on a continuous basis.

NORDEN values diversity in thought, educational background, and professional competencies and therefore encourage all qualified individuals to apply for the position.

If you have any questions, please contact Steffen Christian Lie, Head of Operations Asia & N. Pacific at scl@norden.com or Chad Christie, Head of Dry Cargo, West Coast North America at chd@norden.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

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