Barge Operator; Physical Commodities

Recruiter
Insight Recruitment Solutions
Location
London, South East England
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Closes
08 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Barge Operator

£50,000 + £6,300 allowance + bonus + benefits

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Co-ordinating operations from trade inception to completion relating to products (mainly distillates, but also for cover in Bio Fuels and Gasoline).

  • Requires frequent afterhours and weekend work to complete operational tasks.
  • Work closely with traders.
  • Work independently in handling varied and complex operational issues.
  • Be proficient in Platts and ICE barge rules and nomination procedures.
  • Obtain clean acceptance of barges in a timely manner.
  • Fix barges (under chartering guidelines), issue voyage orders and monitor progress of barges, informing trading of any slippage or speed-ups in a timely manner.
  • Appoint approved inspectors as required.
  • Ensure cargo loading and discharging adhere to any credit or L/C requirements.
  • Accurately update Symphony and spreadsheets in a timely fashion.
  • Check all calculations relating to the trade (freight, demurrage, product, inspectors, cargo superintendents, gains/losses, insurance and additives). Be knowledgeable of TTB rules.
  • Minimize profit leakage.
  • Make or assist in claims where necessary.
  • Establishing and maintaining good and professional working relationships with internal and external counterparties.
  • Maintain accurate records of each cargo including prompt and accurate filing.
  • Maintain excellent HSE standards.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all operational processes.

EDUCATION

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Commercial Experience - Desired. Minimum 2 years-commercial experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Teamwork - Fosters ethical business relationships with customers, suppliers and co-workers. Works effectively with peers, customers and management. Maintains a positive attitude.

  • Communication- Clearly presents thoughts and ideas, both orally and in writing.
  • Organisation - Exhibits highly organised approach to detailed work. Maintains accurate and effective files.
  • Multi-Tasking abilities - Proactively manages multiple, time sensitive tasks simultaneously and under pressure.
  • Analytical/problem solving - Thinks and manages problems and tasks through to completion. Evaluates and understands financial impact of decisions/activities.
  • Knowledge and experience in IT including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.