Biofuels Operator – Contractor

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Our client is an Integrated Energy company, and trader of Commodity and Energy products including, Gas, Power, LNG, and Oil, based in Central London. They offer a unique chance to work within a growing and diversifying business, with a strong commercial appetite.

This role exists within the Oil Products team, and we are looking for both a permanent and a Fixed Term Contractor which could also work towards being made permanent. Ideally the successful candidate will have a proven track record in Biofuels/Oil Products operations, and experience with Barges.


  • Co-ordinating operations from trade inception to completion relating to products.
  • Work closely with traders, refinery scheduling, and planning teams.
  • Work independently in handling varied and complex operational issues.
  • Obtain clean acceptance of vessels in a timely manner.
  • Issue voyage orders to shipping/counterparties and monitor progress of vessel, 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.
  • Assist sustainability manager with sustainability issues
  • Accurately update system in a timely fashion.
  • Check all calculations relating to the trade (freight, demurrage, product, inspectors, cargo superintendents, gains/losses, insurance and additives).
  • 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.
  • Requires frequent afterhours and weekend work to complete operational tasks.


  • Degree in Shipping/ Commerce/ Logistics Management or qualified by experience.
  • Commercial Experience – Desired. Work based commercial experience in a Biofuels operations role and good understanding of Sustainability.


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