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Refined Products Operator/Scheduler

Added on 20/06/2023
Salary £50,000 - £55,000 p.a. + Bonus & Hybrid
Job Type Full-time
Location Abingdon

Full Description

Excellent opportunity to work with an International Energy Company.

You will be required to execute all activities involved in the operations and scheduling of refined product transport vessels operating on behalf of the client. Role includes cover for the scheduling of Mainline pipeline and associated activities.


  • Scheduling and management of the movement of refined products, with multiple origins and destinations, via multi-grade coastal vessels and pipelines.
  • Ensure fulfilment of Company obligations to its suppliers and customers, protecting Company interests within the role’s area of responsibility.
  • Entering cargo nomination data into trading/accounting systems. Liaising with Finance, Tax, and Terminals as and when required.
  • Constantly working to optimise voyages, berthing schedules, whilst minimising unplanned costs including dead freight and demurrage.
  • Working closely with traders once deals are concluded and with Vetting to clear vessels. Appointing inspectors for quality and quantity. Liaising with credit department if letters of credit are required.
  • Conducting analysis of logistics for efficiencies or commercial opportunities to maintain maximum asset utilisation.
  • Using developed network to gather relevant information needed to identify new strategic relationships and business opportunities.
  • Must be available to effectively respond to urgent calls and emails outside of core hours (24 hours) due to nature of operational role.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Degree educated preferred.
  • Industry or marine transportation experience preferred but not essential.
  • Some industry knowledge and understanding of industry standards and their commercial impact, as well as market trends/drivers, competitor markets, terminals, logistics and refinery operations in area of responsibility.
  • Excellent IT skills with the ability for cost analysis, mental calculation, and presentation skills.
  • Self-starter with high degree of urgency, integrity and reliability. Action-oriented attitude with high levels of inquisitiveness. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Collaborative and able to work well with multiple groups including other business units and higher levels of management. A team worker, who aims to build commonality and encourage new and innovative team solutions.
  • Stress tolerant and able to respond constructively to challenges, and to work effectively in high-stress situations.
  • Attentive to detail and capable of finishing tasks thorough to completion. Ability to discern discrepancies in data and reports.
  • Able to decipher complex data and extract the most important and relevant facts, enabling appropriate decision-making. Capable of creating well thought out workable solutions.
  • Required to handle multiple, complex and challenging operational issues. Able to multitask, is highly organised, can facilitate analysis and the resolution of multiple problems with critical timelines and with multiple teams.