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Sing Fuels: Opening for Fuel Oil Cargo Trader position

14 May 2018

The following is a job advertisement for the Fuel Oil Cargo Trader position shared by Sing Fuels for post on the Manifold Times website:

Company: Sing Fuels Pte Ltd

Position: Fuel Oil Cargo Trader

The role:

  • As a Fuel Oil Cargo Trader you will be stationed either in the home or host country and operate company’s representative office as a separate P/L
  • You are expected to have an existing client base where you sell based on personal relationships and ensure continued patronage from both customers and local suppliers
  • Track down market movements in the company and make quick decisions whether to purchase or sell
  • Developing new business is a key role of the Fuel Oil Cargo Trader and so you will be someone who has a keen interest in the cargo industry and is able to carry out analysis and monitor demands around the world
  • You must continually research the market and look for new opportunities to expand the business
  • Able to establish banking relations for credit finance and has experience of paper hedging
  • You will regard cold canvassing as a part of your working day, be a goal oriented individual
  • In addition, we are looking for a team player with strong ambition and self-drive
  • Daily duties will include active trading on behalf of clients ensuring optimum rates that benefit both the company and the client
  • You will be required to prepare and process quotations, sales enquiries, sales confirmation and prepare contracts
  • As a Fuel Oil Cargo Trader you will also be required to monitor customers’ payments and ensure late payments are chased
  • In the event of any disagreements or claims, the Fuel Oil Cargo Trader is required to manage any claims arising and assist with legal actions involving customers or suppliers
  • As a Fuel Oil Cargo Trader you may have to work outside of normal working hours and so a degree of flexibility is an advantage
  • You will be managing your own P/L


  • You are required to have had previous minimum 5 years’ experience in a Fuel Oil Cargo Trading position with an International Cargo Trading Company
  • As a Fuel Oil Cargo Trader you will need to be organised and capable of maintaining CRM (customer relationship management) systems
  • You must be outgoing and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • You must be able to present information to clients in a concise manner and have a good sales technique
  • A Fuel Oil Cargo Trader is required to negotiate rates with suppliers and so you must have strong negotiation skills and a good understanding of the business
  • You must be able to work as part of a team and be able to support other team members as and when required
  • At ease with working in a multicultural environment and ability to interact effectively with individuals of all level in the organization.
  • Professional presence and absolute integrity

Our organization is made up of a dynamic team where everyone helps each other to reach the end goal. The most aggressive bonus program in the industry, recognizing and rewarding hard work and performance awaits for the potential candidate.

If you are keen to join the Sing Fuels family, please submit your full resume with a cover letter including last drawn and expected salary details to: [email protected]

Photo credit: Sing Fuels
Published: 14 May, 2018

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