South Asia Gateway Terminals (Pvt) Ltd.
Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Careers at SAGT


SAGT is an exciting place to work and provides a conducive environment for career growth in a field that is complex, fast paced, and rewarding. We offer a challenging and rewarding career for individuals who aspire to join Team SAGT.

Current vacancies

Job profile:

This role calls for a repetitive, systematic & skillful approach to work  and needs to be performed in a highly precise manner to ensure all operations on-board the vessel are carried out as per strict operational & safety guidelines. 

Main responsibilities of the job include:

•  Ensure lashing/unlashing work is carried out to job requirement and vessel’s satisfaction.

•  Direct Crane Operator to discharge or load containers from/to specific locations on the vessel.

•  Liaise with Operations Executive of progress/problems during Operations.

Candidate profile:

Our ideal candidate will be a  steady individual with a high level of tolerance  who will thrive within a very structured work environment and have an excellent knowledge in the field of shipping and experience in transportation & Logistics industry.

 You must have:

•     Passed G.C.E. A/L examination with minimum three (03) passes and G.C.E. (O/L) examination  in six (06) subjects 

      including mathematics & English with minimum three (03) credit passes,

or

•     Passed G.C.E. (O/L) examination in six (06) subjects including mathematics & English with minimum three (03) credit 

      passes with an Academic/Professional Qualification in the field of Shipping, Transport & Logistics from a recognized

      university/institute.

•     Excellent oral and written communication skills of the English language.

•     Ability to plan, direct, monitor, lead and control specific operational tasks.

•     Minimum three (03) years direct work experience (Local / Overseas) in port operations/container yards/shipping lines.

•     Willing to work on Roster/Shift basis.

 An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for selected candidates.

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees, copies of certificates & a copy of NIC ddressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner of the envelope to the address shown hereunder within 10 days of this advertisement.

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Job profile:

 

Operate RTG Crane for movement of containers as instructed and in accordance with safe operating procedures, performance targets and standards.

Main responsibilities of the job include;

•  Work to the instructions indicated on the radio data terminals located in the Operator cabin in

    handling and stacking of containers.

  Effectively communicate by UHF/VHF radio with relevant staff.

  Mounting of import containers and receiving export containers to and from trucks as directed by

    the system.

Candidate profile:

 

Our ideal candidate will have a high level of tolerance for repetitive tasks and  deliver precise error free work with attention to quality and detail.

 

The ideal candidate should;

 Be male below 45 years of age.

  Passed G.C.E. (O/L) Examination in six subjects with three credit passes including Mathematics and

   English

    Or

  Passed G.C.E. (O/L) Examination in six subjects including Mathematics and language with three

    credit passes and G.C.E (A/L) Examination with four/three simple passes for core subjects.

  Have minimum five years of experience as a RTG Operator.

  Be able to use UHF/VHF Radio equipment.

  Be able to handle and list cargo restraining equipment up to 55 Tons.

  Have required fitness level including hand /eye/foot coordination & meeting visual & auditory standards.

 •     Willing to work on Roster/Shift basis.

 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for selected candidates.

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees, copies of certificates & a copy of NIC addressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner of the envelope to the address shown hereunder within 10 days of this advertisement.

 

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Job profile:

 

This position is responsible for performing specialized work efficiently with confidence, competence and high attention to details.

 

Main responsibilities of the job include;

   

  Undertake mechanical repairs, servicing and refurbishment to all terminal equipment such as

  “Quay Gantry Cranes” and “Rubber Tired Gantry Cranes” to the required standards.

  Diagnose faults in Diesel engines, transmissions and hydraulic systems and heavy mechanical

   systems.

 

Candidate profile:

 

Our ideal candidate must have an excellent knowledge in mechanical engineering.

 

You must have:

  Successfully completed 03 years full time certificate course in the field of mechanical from a reputed technical institute.

  Passed G.C.E. (O/L) examination with five (05) credit passes including Mathematics & minimum simple pass for English language.

  Thorough knowledge and experience in electro mechanical systems.

  Ability to read and understand manuals and engineering drawings.

  Minimum three (03) years of experience in the relevant field.

  A valid heavy vehicle driving license.

  Ability to work at heights and on Roster/shift basis.

 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for the selected candidate.

 

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees & a copy of NIC addressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk  or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner of the envelope to the address shown hereunder within 10 days of this advertisement.

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Job profile:

 

Duty Engineering Manger supervises and coordinates Engineering activities during the shift to ensure equipment and services are available for the efficient control and movement of containers through the terminal.

Main responsibilities of the job include:

• Supervise & coordinate the engineering activities for the efficient control & movement of containers.

• Coordinate the Engineering activities in liaison with the Operations Department.

• Achieve agreed plant and equipment reliability levels by ensuring maintenance programs conforming

   to company policy and to manufacturer's standards.

• Supervise and manages internal and external labour & ensure that safety, health & environmental

   standards are observed in accordance with company policies.

 

Candidate profile:

 

Our ideal candidate will have technical capabilities to perform a variety of activities with strong

commitment to results.  

The ideal candidate should have:

• Proven leadership skills with managing a large workforce.

• An Engineering Bachelors Degree from a recognized university.

• Minimum 05 years experience in a container terminal or a large scale industrial organization.

• Comprehensive knowledge in heavy industry equipment maintenance.

• Sound knowledge in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic / Hydraulic Engineering.

• Skills in maintenance and trouble shooting of heavy industrial equipment at minimum cost with the

   optimum utilisation of human resources.

• Knowledge in safety, health & environmental management and work standards.

• Good communication, leadership skills and other managerial competencies to deal with employees,

   suppliers, contractors and consultants.

• Ability to work under demanding conditions.

 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for the selected candidate.

 

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees  &

a copy of NIC addressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk

or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner

of the envelope to the address shown hereunder

 within 10 days of this advertisement.

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Job profile:

 

Commercial Assistant will support the Commercial & Marketing function of the company.

 

Main responsibilities of the job include;

   

  Maintain pre-determined marketing databases and executing statistical analysis.

  Supporting marketing activities related to customer events, trade fairs, conferences and

    sponsorships.

  Executive assistance on appointments, travel and invitee co-ordinations.

 

Candidate profile:

 

Our ideal candidate must be a self-motivated committed individual with the ability to perform

specialized work efficiently and independently with a high level of attention to detail.

 

You must have:

  A degree from a recognised university in Marketing, International Business or Transport &

    Logistics and following a professional Qualification such as CIMA (UK), CILT, CIM (UK), ICS

   or  ACCA (UK) .

  Preferably three (03) years of work experience in shipping, transport & logistic industry.

  Sound knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office packages such as word, excel, power point,

    outlook.

  Competent in both English and Sinhala languages.

 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for the selected candidate.

 

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees & a

copy of NIC addressed to the General Manager - HR

to careers@sagt.com.lk within 10 days of this advertisement.

 

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Job profile:

 

The Executive Procurement will function in the area of purchasing of goods and services and

responsible to ensure the availability of required goods and services conforming to the highest quality and safety standards at the correct price.

Main responsibilities of the job include;

• Raising Purchase Orders relevant to Purchase Order Requisitions ( Goods / Services ) and

  Maintaining records.

• Supplier registration, entering new plant and machinery to the system.

• Calling quotations, following up actions of Purchase orders.

• Coordination between stores, Engineering, Procurement and Finance departments.

• Coordination with the suppliers for collection/delivering of materials and transport.

Candidate profile:

Our ideal candidate should be a disciplined individual who pays attention to details, strong

commitment to tasks and accomplish duties with high sense of quality at a faster than average pace.

    

You must :

• Preferably be a Male below 35 years old.

• Have a degree or equivalent professional qualification in logistics and/or Supply Chain Management

   from a recognised university.

• Have passed G.C.E. (A/L) Examination with minimum three simple passes for core subjects &

   G.C.E. (O/L) Examination, in six credits including Mathematics and English language.

• Have minimum three (03) years of work experience with exposure ERP system.

• Have sound knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office packages such as word, excel, power point,

   outlook.

• Have excellent oral & written communications skills of the English language.

 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for the selected candidate.

  

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees & a

copy of NIC addressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk

or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner

of the envelope to the address shown hereunder

within 10 days of this advertisement.

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