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Senior Products Operation Specialist

Job description

Senior Products Operation Specialist
Permanent Position
Location: London

  • Oversee oil operations for commodity contracts, including setting up documentary instructions and voyage orders, and coordinating with inspection companies for cargo quality/quantity controls.
  • Serve as the primary contact for internal communication regarding cargoes, such as shipping and credit.
  • Keep the company's systems updated with the latest data on cargoes, including B/L dates and volumes.
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal clients and counterparties.
  • Handle ad-hoc operational requests from the Trading Team.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls and external regulations, such as REACH and customs.
  • Manage storage locations and stock reconciliations.
  • Perform some out-of-hours work as needed.
  • Manage daily trading operations to ensure efficiency.
  • Handle voyage orders, pro-forma invoices, documentary instructions, vessel nominations, and Letters of Credit.
  • Support the management of ancillary costs such as demurrage, freight differentials, and deviation costs.
  • Build and maintain good relationships and daily communication with counterparties' operations teams.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for terminal communications regarding loading programs.
  • Coordinate with terminals and company departments to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Over 5 years of experience in product operations.
  • Experience in managing storage and blending is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with the ARA barge market is beneficial.
  • Good understanding of REACH compliance.
  • Solid knowledge and relevant experience in the trading environment.
  • Strong knowledge of cargo documentation, B/L, inspections, LC, and voyage orders.
  • Expertise in trading and shipping operations, including cargoes, charters, and quality/quantity controls.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, a positive attitude, and a proactive approach.
  • Awareness of credit recovery procedures and compliance policies.