Fuels Trading Operator

Fuels Trading Operator

ACT Commodities is the global leader in connecting buyers and sellers of certificates and physical products all over the world.

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We excel at what we do. But unlike others, our success is not just the result of hard work and professional expertise: we apply a uniquely people-centric approach to trading.


ACT Fuels is connected to an extensive global network of buyers and producers of petroleum fuels and biodiesel, which enables us to serve our large international client base.


Thanks to our long-term relationships with most of the European biofuel producers, petroleum companies, refineries and industrial end-users, we have both the knowledge to serve well and the ability to act fast in response to our clients’ diverse needs. At ACT Fuels we have a strong focus on satisfying our clients’ quality specifications, delivery requirements and payment terms.


As a Trading Operator you will be part of our experienced Operations team who takes care of everything from contract approval to the final delivery of the product. You will have the full responsibility to carry out operations and logistical services for a specific product group in the international oil market.


Job responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all obligations arising from a contract are controlled and carried out;
  • Deal daily with customers, freight counterparties, terminals, inspectors;
  • Plan, prepare and nominate cargoes and monitor progress of imports/barges/vessels;
  • Ensure smooth operations in order to avoid supply disruption and minimize demurrage costs;
  • Ensure adherence to custom clearance, internal audit guidelines and fulfill document requirements and filing;
  • Ensure that all operational information is entered into our Operating systems on a day-to-day basis and ensure that adequate records are kept meeting the company's legal and fiscal obligations;
  • Alignment with internal business stakeholders (e.g. traders, back-office, business control, financial control, treasury).



Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business/Administration and Economics, or related studies;
  • At least 6 years of experience within Barge/Vessel operations and logistics;
  • Experience with liquid bulk cargo
  • A clear communicator with excellent problem solving and stress management skills combined with a pro-active attitude
  • Excellent administrative skills with eye for detail and efficiency;
  • Strong proficiency in Excel;
  • Experience in the oil and/or commodity trading industry is a plus;
  • Excellent knowledge and use of English (written and spoken).


Training and Onboarding Information:

  • Onboarding program ACT: join our intensive onboarding program in which you will learn about ACT as an organization, our people and our business through introductions, trainings, social and fun activities. Your journey will start with your individual onboarding plan and meetings with your assigned buddy.
  • Besides experiential learning on the job, you will join our ACT Academy to continue your learning and development journey in accordance with your career track on job related training courses.
  • Throughout the year you will participate in team workshops focused on team building and personal growth. You will have the opportunity to participate in personal development trainings focused on self-awareness and communication skills. You will have access to our external coaches to focus on individual career coaching.



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EN: A Pre employment screening is part of our application procedure