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Chinese Crude Oil Operator

Job Reference: RS0513A

Job Title: Chinese Crude Oil Operator

Location: Europe

Product: Energy

Role: Operations & Logistics

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international Oil and Products Trading Company seeking to add a physical crude oil operator to their team in London.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for good relationship with shipping department to ensure operations run efficiently and cost effectively;
  • Liaise with head office in China regarding customs clearance;
  • Communicate with related teams for all operational activities such as vessel clearance, appointing mutual inspectors, contracts, documentary instruction, payments, calculating prices and settling invoices;
  • Negotiate and process claims for damages/incidents incurred during cargo delivery (e.g. demurrage) in accordance with sales/purchase contracts;
  • Report into the Head of Operations in the UK;

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Must be able to speak Mandarin or have experience in working for a Chinese owned company;
  • 5+ years’ experience in physical crude oil operations;
  • Experienced in assisting trade finance department with preparation of letters of credit and handling claims on S&P contracts;
  • Familiar with cargo insurance coverage and handling of insurance claims;
  • Located in the UK or happy to relocate;

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.