Oil Cargo Operator/Product Scheduler

Job Responsibilities

  • Dealing with all operational aspects related to purchase and sale of petroleum products including:
  • Integral part of the trading desk, working closely with traders.
  • Working with equity terminals and refineries to manage operational issues, including prevention of production shut-ins and refinery run cuts, minimizing demurrage, dead freight and secondary costs.
  • Liaising with counterparts in other oil companies regarding documents and requirements for cargos.
  • Ensuring all aspects of contracts are adhered to from an operational standpoint.
  • Working with Chevron’s shipping department – vetting, chartering, voyage management and demurrage teams.
  • Appointing inspectors for quantity and quality, liaising with Chevron’s Loss Control department on any claims/issues.
  • Liaising with Chevron’s credit department where security is a requirement of delivery of a cargo.
  • Entering key cargo data into the trading systems.
  • Liaising with finance department on any queries related to operational costs and revenues.
  • Identifying process improvements and commercial opportunities to maximize value of each cargo movement.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field or equivalent or relevant experience
  • Attention to detail – thorough and methodical approach to completing tasks, ability to discern discrepancies in data and reports and act accordingly.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking and highly organized – facilitates analysis and resolution of multiple problems with critical timelines and across multi discipline teams. Able to prioritize multiple activities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced environment
  • Commercial awareness and trading fundamentals – understand pricing and economics of trading a cargo. Clear knowledge of how operational decisions can enhance or detract from the value of a trade.
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Industry knowledge – has an understanding of industry standards and their commercial impact as well as market trends/drivers, competitor markets, terminals, logistics, stock controls and refinery operations.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Digital mindset and innovative thinker with a proven ability to use technology to provide solutions, efficiencies, develop models and quantifying risks to support trading strategies
Job location

London, England, United Kingdom