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Canada Steamship Lines (The CSL Group Inc.)
Canada Steamship Lines is a division of The CSL Group, the world’s largest owner and operator of self-unloading vessels. Headquartered in Montreal with divisions based in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, CSL delivers more than 76 million tonnes of cargo annually for customers in the construction, steel, energy and agri-food sectors.

Canada Steamship Lines est une division du Groupe CSL, le plus important propriétaire et exploitant de navires autodéchargeurs au monde. Le Groupe CSL, dont le siège social est à Montréal, a des divisions aux États-Unis, en Europe, en Asie et en Australie. Il transporte au-delà de 76 millions de tonnes de marchandises chaque année pour ses divers clients des secteurs de la construction, de l’acier, de l’énergie et de l’agroalimentaire....

CSL is hiring a Senior Quality Specialist to join our Montreal Team!
Posted date [2023-Jan-11] (ID: 2848)
The company

The CSL Group Inc. (“CSL”) of Montreal, Canada is a world-leading provider of marine dry bulk cargo handling and delivery services. Through its major operating divisions, Canada Steamship Lines, CSL Americas, CSL Australia, CSL Asia and CSL Europe, CSL owns and operates a highly diversified fleet of specialized self-unloading vessels, off-shore transshippers and Handysize bulk carriers, and delivers more than 78 million tonnes of cargo to industrial customers annually. CSL's history can be traced back to 1845.

At CSL, we are committed to the wellbeing of our crews and employees, and to promoting a corporate culture that values high ethical standards, a safe and healthy workplace and respect for the environment. A career with CSL is both stimulating and challenging, and we are continually seeking skilled and passionate individuals to occupy key roles throughout our company.

For more information on CSL Group, please visit our website:

Duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinate a review and alignment of Safety Management Systems (SMS) across the Canadian and Australian regions with all relevant regional stakeholders and ensure that outcomes of the SMS annual reviews in the CSL operating regions are reviewed and where applicable all regional SMSs are kept aligned and updated;
  • Take the lead on overseeing the migration of the current Canadian/Australian VMS documentation to a modernised platform;
  • Take the lead in editing complex and lengthy SMS procedures with the aim of having a streamlined easy-to-use/reference SMS on a modern agile platform;
  • Ensures Internal/External regulatory audit programs are in place across CSL’s operating regions ship and shore;
  • Participate in the Internal regional ISM audit process as required ship and shore;
  • In conjunction with Director, Global HSEQ reviews regional audit reports and implements/maintains a program to track preventative actions group-wide as required;
  • In conjunction with Director, Global HSEQ reviews regional Incident Investigation Reports/Safety Alerts and implements/maintains a program to track preventative actions group-wide as required;
  • Responsible for coordinating/conducted training on the SMS across the regions as required and embedding the process in CSL’s onboarding program;
  • Develop a schedule for the annual ship/shore emergency drills and assist in the development of scenarios for use to test the regional ERT process;
  • Coordinate regional management reviews of the SMS with the relevant regional stakeholders and develop a process for updating systems to ensure continued alignment;
  • Monitor future new/changes to relevant maritime regulations and ensure regional operations are in compliance with applicable regulations;
  • Other related projects as needed.
Qualification and skills
  • 5 years experience working in a marine-related industry;
  • Bachelor degree in a related field;
  • ISO and/or ISM auditor accreditation is desirable;
  • Experience in quality management preferred;
  • Experience in a global role, an asset;
  • Thorough knowledge of CSL quality systems and the requirements of the ISM Code and Domestic regulations relevant to CSL’s global vessel operations;
  • Good communication (oral and written) skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and interact with people at all levels;
  • Good planning and organisational skills;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Persistence and the ability to influence others;
  • Ability to lead and motivate team members;
  • Ability to facilitate change;
  • Attention to detail.

This is a full time, salaried position. CSL offers a competitive salary, employee bonus program and comprehensive benefits package. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Title CSL is hiring a Senior Quality Specialist to join our Montreal Team!
Job Details
Posted By Canada Steamship Lines (The CSL Group Inc.)
Start Date
Location Montréal
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone #
Contact Email crews-canada(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> Shore Job
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Shore Job