Senior Cargo Operator

Apply before 15th March 2019

Senior Cargo Operator

Location: Greece

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Job description

Job Title: Senior Cargo Operator

Report to: Global Head of Operations (Matrix to Group Operations Manager)

Location: Athens

Job Summary: To coordinate and monitor operations process, supporting the biodiesel desk


About the company

Operating across the globe, BB Energy is among the world's leading independent energy trading companies - applying our depth of experience to oil refining, logistics, storage and financing.

At BB Energy, we are constantly evolving in order to meet new challenges, while developing our personnel to ensure a competitive edge.

Our global trading offices are staffed by experienced traders who count Gas, Crude Oil, Light and Middle Distillates, as well as Bitumen, as their specialties. These traders are supported by skilled shipping and financial operations personnel concentrated in Athens.

BB Energy has cemented its position as a pioneer in the Mediterranean and Black Sea regions and built exceptionally strong ties with the Middle East. From these core markets BB Energy has expanded its activities from the Far East to the Americas.


Main responsibilities

  • Check purchase/sale biodiesel contracts and amendments
  • Follow up compliance with deadlines
  • Coordinate loading/discharge of sea-going vessels
  • Follow up on min/max quantities and draft respective restrictions
  • Clear and detailed instructions always consistent with contract
  • Receive and understand all information on the Financing side of the business (issuing bank, advising bank, L/Cs, open account etc.)
  • Follow up on inspection process
  • Coordinate and monitor STS operations
  • Day to day follow up on contracts and deliveries
  • Nominations to vessel shipbrokers, inspectors and other parties
  • Responsibility for insurance and certificates
  • Responsibility for documents (LOIs, B/Ls)
  • Invoicing and monitoring of accounts (proformas, credit notes, debit notes)
  • Presentation of documents to the bank
  • Check of all invoices received – correct data and figure
  • Main point of contact for any troubleshooting


Desired skills & experience

  • Experience of 8+ years in pure Operations positions
  • Excellent understanding of Incoterms 2010
  • Fluent in English; any other language will be considered an asset
  • Be detailed and results oriented
  • Clear understanding of operations processes and documentation
  • Thorough knowledge of the global biodiesel trade business
  • Be proficient in using computer applications and software
  • Be able to network and develop key relationships
  • Be observant and resourceful
  • Be methodical  and detail orientated


BB Energy Management S.A.
26 Kifisias Ave & 2 Paradisou Str
15125, Marousi
Athens – Greece

Applications should be lodged before noon on 15th March 2019

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