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Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Shore is located in Hamburg and supports the 260 employees working for the Deutsche Afrika-Linien / John T. Essberger Group ashore.

Our company is only as good as our employees are! Therefore, we are always looking for highly motivated and well qualified employees. We want to gain and retain people, who want to play an active part in our company, are willing to take the responsibility for challenging issues and who are able to change the bearing.

Job Vacancies OnShore

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Technical Superintendent (m/f/d)

To strengthen our team our Ship Management is looking for a highly motivated Superintendent (m/f/d).

Job Description:

Depending on the professional experience of the candidate, the position can also be filled with a Junior or Senior Superintendent.


Your Tasks:

You will be responsible for the daily operations of the vessels assigned to you. You will plan, budget and negotiate with shipyards for dry docking and relevant engineering works. Providing equidance to resolve and/or directly attending to technical matters pertaining to your vessels. Conducting vessel visits and preparing vessels for inspections and audits.


Your Profile:

  • Technical Diploma
  • Sea-going experience at least as a 2/E
  • Chemical Tankers Experience preferable
  • Experience in a shore organization advantageous
  • Business fluent in English
  • Communication and cooperation skills as well as team spirit
  • Confident, self-assured appearance, initiative and hands-on-mentality


What we offer you:

  • Varied tasks, individual development opportunities and the chance to take responsibilities.
  • Appropriate payment, mobile working and flexible work schedules are a matter of course for us.
  • An attractive workplace in modern offices, within a few minutes walk to the Altonaer Balkon and the Fischmarkt, with good transport connections and a view of the River Elbe.
  • Travel allowance, language courses and free refreshments.
  • A familiar and appreciative working atmosphere and respectful cooperation in a friendly team.


We are looking forward to receive your informative application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectation.

John T. Essberger GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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Customer Service Specialist (m/f/d)

We are looking for an engaged Customer Service Specialist (m/f/d) to ensure excellent care to our automotive key accounts.

Job Description:

Your responsibilities:

You are the first point of contact to our key accounts in the automotive sector. As part of Customer Services, the independent processing of customer orders and all related tasks are the focus of your activities. This includes, among other things, taking bookings and entering them into the booking system, as well as coordinating container shipments and transports on the various modes of transport, both independently and in cooperation with the transport department. In addition, you will coordinate container shipments directly with the seaports.


What we expect from you: 

  • Completed training as shipping clerk or shipping and logistics services clerk
  • Relevant practical experience in a comparable position
  • Understanding of strategic planning
  • Very good English and MS Office skills
  • Good communication skills, initiative and solution-oriented working style
  • Distinctive customer and service orientation as well as engaging, confident appearance and team spirit


We offer you:

  • Interesting tasks, individual development perspectives and the opportunity, to take over responsibility
  • Home Office and flexible working hours as well as performance-based remuneration are given
  • An attractive workplace in modern facilities, within a short distance to Altonaer Balkon and Fischmarkt, next to tram station
  • Public transport grant, language courses and free drinks
  • A familiar and appreciative working atmosphere with friendly, cooperative colleagues


We look forward to receive your application, even without cover letter, stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. Please send it to application@Rantzau.de

DAL Deutsche Afrika-Linien GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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Controller (m/f/d)

To strengthen our team we are looking for an engaged and dedicated Controller (m/f/d).

Job Description:

Your responsibilities:

In this position, you will be responsible for the planning, management and control of strategically important special projects and evaluations. In addition, you will assume responsibility in our important business areas, "Container Liner Shipping" and "Chemical Tanker", in the coordination and preparation of monthly forecasts, annual budget and medium-term planning, including the corresponding reports. In addition, you will bring all your experience to the further development of the existing cost accounting in SAP and the related evaluation systems.


What we expect from you:

  • Training as a shipping clerk with a focus on controlling and/or (technical) university degree with a focus on controlling or comparable training.
  • Several years of professional experience in a comparable position, ideally in a container line or chemical tanker shipping company.
  • Very good knowledge of project management
  • Advanced level of English
  • Relevant system experience in SAP and Excel; knowledge in Power BI and Knime is an advantage.
  • Strong communication skills, initiative and team spirit.


We offer you:

  • Interesting tasks, individual development perspectives and the opportunity, to take over responsibility
  • Home Office and flexible working hours as well as performance-based remuneration are given
  • An attractive workplace in modern facilities, within a short distance to Altonaer Balkon and Fischmarkt, next to tram station
  • Public transport grant, language courses and free drinks
  • A familiar and appreciative working atmosphere with friendly, cooperative colleagues


We look forward to receive your application, even without cover letter, stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. Please send it to application@Rantzau.de.

DAL Deutsche Afrika-Linien GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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ERP Support / Business Systems Analyst (m/f/d) - Liner Services

To strengthen our team we are looking for a dedicated Business Systems Analyst (m/f/d).

Job Description:

Your tasks:

In this position you will be responsible for the support and administration of the DAL-ERP system as well as the management of EDI/API connections with customers and service providers. In doing so you are analysis, improvement and documentation of business processes processes as well as for the evaluation of business business requirements in cooperation with the departments, customers and service providers. The coordination of system requirements with IT and software providers as well as the Business Support for the SharePoint pages of the DAL and BI reports (Tableau/Power BI) completes your range of activities. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

Your profile:

  • University degree in economics or business informatics or equivalent qualification through a completed vocational training
  • Experience with the creation and configuration of electronic data exchange (EDI/API)
  • Experience in container liner shipping/logistics and in project management desirable
  • IT affinity; knowledge in M365 (especially SharePoint) and in BI tools (Tableau/Power BI) advantageous
  • Confident English speaking skills
  • Service-oriented, analytical work style and good communication.

What we offer you:

  • Varied tasks, individual development opportunities and the chance to take responsibilities.
  • Appropriate payment, mobile working and flexible work schedules are a matter of course for us.
  • An attractive workplace in modern offices, within a few minutes walk to the Altonaer Balkon and the Fischmarkt, with good transport connections and a view of the River Elbe.
  • Travel allowance, language courses and free refreshments.
  • A familiar and appreciative working atmosphere and respectful cooperation in a friendly team.

We are looking forward to receive your informative application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectation.

DAL Deutsche Afrika-Linien GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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Team Leader (m/f/d) IT Application Development

We are looking for a Team Leader (m/f/d) IT Application Development for our exciting digitalisation projects at our Hamburg headquarters.

Job Description:

Your tasks:

In this position, you will lead a small and dedicated team for the further development and modernization of our logistics applications as part of our digital strategy. In doing so, you will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the development of our business applications. These mainly include the freight information system and DAL's online services. Based on your technical skills, you will act as a personality who involves your team, defines standards, and helps to shape them yourself. As a product manager, you plan software releases and work at eye level with the respective product owner to coordinate requirements. To strengthen your team, you will manage contributions from external contractors (m/f/d). As a technical platform, you will use a modern technical infrastructure in your own data center and in the cloud.


Your profile:

  • You have successfully completed your studies in computer science, business informatics, mathematics, natural sciences or a comparable education.
  • In your professional life, you have gained experience in the development of even larger software systems, coordinated projects in collaboration with departments with proven success, and gained experience in leading small or medium-sized teams.
  • Experience in managing contractors (m/f/d) is an advantage.
  • You enjoy developing entire systems and orient your actions pragmatically along business and technical requirements.
  • For planning and implementation, you are proficient in classical or agile methods and tools of software engineering and project management, such as SAFe, V-Model, Domain-Driven Design, UML, MS Project or similar, as required.
  • In programming, you are proficient in common technologies such as C++, C#, Python, .NET or Java EE. To this end, you are willing to familiarize yourself with target technologies. You are familiar with the use of integrated development tools such as Eclipse, Clion, Visual C++, GitLab, JIRA or Jenkins, and you are a capable of optimizing your team's development processes. You are familiar with the layers of software systems, from the graphical user interface, to the application logic, to the backend. Here, you are able to design powerful and scalable software architectures, and always follow current trends in terms of their productive readiness for use. Ensuring the quality and sustainability of your software products by means of automated software tests and digital documentation is important to you.


What we offer you:

  • Varied tasks, individual development opportunities and the chance to take responsibilities
  • Appropriate payment, mobile working and flexible work schedules are a matter of course for us
  • An attractive workplace in modern offices, within a few minutes walk to the Altonaer Balkon and the Fischmarkt, with good transport connections and a view of the River Elbe
  • Travel allowance, language courses and free refreshments
  • A familiar and appreciative working atmosphere and respectful cooperation in a friendly team


We are looking forward to receive your informative application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectation.

DAL Deutsche Afrika-Linien GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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Payroll Accountant (m/f/d)

For our Crewing department we are looking for a highly motivated Payroll Accountant (m/f/d). We would like to fill this position as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Your Tasks:

You will be responsible for preparing proper compensation for internal and external seafarers. You will process the ship's accounts by transferring internal and external payments, thus maintaining an overview of the accounts. The preparation as well as the final transmission of travel expense reports is also one of your tasks as a payroll accountant. In case of questions you are the contact person for the authorities and captains and are in constant communication with them.


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed commercial apprenticeship
  • Analytical and numeral skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Flexible, team-minded, communicative and the ability to work under pressure


We offer you:

  • Interesting tasks, individual development perspectives and the opportunity, to take over responsibility
  • Home Office and flexible working hours as well as performance-based remuneration are given
  • An attractive workplace in modern facilities, within a short distance to Altonaer Balkon and Fischmarkt, next to tram station
  • Public transport grant, language courses and free drinks
  • A familiar and appreciative working atmosphere with friendly, cooperative colleagues


We are looking forward to receive your informative application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectation.

John T. Essberger GmbH & Co. KG | Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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Sustainability Manager (m/f/d)

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated Sustainability Manager (m/f/d).

Job Description:

Your Tasks:

You will be responsible for sustainability issues and initiatives within the E&S Tankers and DAL / JTE Group. Promoting sustainability awareness as well as developing and producing sustainability reports will also be part of your responsibilities. . You will be dedicated to the identification of opportunities for new green fuels and for building supplier relationships as well as customer partnerships and related interactions on sustainability projects. Working with the company's PR representative, you will communicate with external stakeholders on sustainability-related initiatives through various channels (including social media). For new projects, you will support project managers in driving and implementing sustainability initiatives, as well as assisting in marketing the sustainability goal.


Your profile:

  • An academic degree with a focus on sustainability, environment or energy
  • Practical experience in a comparable position preferred
  • experience in the shipping industry is advantageous 
  • Work experience in managing projects 
  • Digital and innovation-oriented mindset
  • Language skills: Fluent in German and English
  • IT Skills in MS-Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Team player, willing and able to work in a team and across departments
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel when required


We offer you:

  • Interesting and challenging tasks in a highly relevant field to the shipping industry 
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Home office and flexible working hours
  • Performance-based remuneration
  • An attractive workplace, within a short distance to Altonaer Balkon and Fischmarkt, next to underground station
  • Subsidised public transport card and free language courses
  • An open and appreciative working atmosphere with friendly, cooperative colleagues


We look forward to receiving your application, even without cover letter, stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. Please send it to application@Rantzau.de.

Essberger & Stolt Tankers GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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