GAC UK is Looking for a Bunker Trader in Grangemouth

by Admin

GAC UK employs over 200 experts across more than 20 physical offices covering all of the UK, Ireland and Gibraltar. We deliver a wide range of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services to the energy and shipping industries. We also serve specialised sectors like marine leisure, sports and events, automotive and aviation providing complex and time-critical logistics solutions. We apply the highest standard of customer services to everything we do and aim to be industry leaders within all our services.

The Job

We are currently recruiting for Bunker Trader to join our UK Bunker team based at our Head Office in Grangemouth.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Trade and broker marine fuels, lubricants and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) within the strategy plan of GBFL
  • Prepare and process quotations, sales enquiries, sales confirmation and prepare contracts
  • Build and maintain customer / supplier relationships
  • Generate new business as required to exceed income target through direct communication
  • Analyse trends in the market including bunker pricing to produce accurate forecasts so as to maximise profit

Job requirements

Job Requirements

  • You must be outgoing with strong communication skills
  • You must be able to multitask and prioritise and have good organisational skills
  • You must be able to produce and maintain accurate documents
  • You will have a strong customer and commercial focus
  • You will have a desire to improve services offered to customers by analysing performance and reviewing suppliers
  • You will have a good understanding and appreciation of a proactive safety culture
  • You will have experience using Microsoft Office products.
  • Developing new business is a key role of a Bunker Trader and therefore you will be self-motivated and driven individual with a strong commercial focus and ability to build relationships with key stakeholders
  • You must be able to present information to clients in a concise manner and have good sales technique

This role requires you to work out with normal working hours, so a degree of flexibility is essential.

Experience in a similar role within the marine industry is desirable.

The Package

You will have the opportunity to work for an employer who is committed to offering all our staff an enjoyable and rewarding career, with significant training and development prospects. In addition, you will receive a variety of benefits including:

  • 38 days annual leave per year, plus day off for your birthday
  • Access to Vitality at Work Scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life assurance
  • Eyecare scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity benefits
  • Retail discounts scheme excellent attention to detail

GAC UK is passionate about diversity and inclusion. We joined the Diversity in Maritime Charter to underline our commitment to take tangible steps to optimise the diversity within our organisation, resulting in positive change for the benefit of all. We are committed to encouraging our people and partners to celebrate diversity and to continually review their personal and professional actions and behaviour with regard to equality.

In 2021, we launched our ten-year sustainability programme – MARS25. Our first target date of end 2025 encourages evidenced behavioural change in line with the actions set out in our strategy, for the improved well-being of our people, and to reduce our impact on the planet.

The MARS25 mission statement is: “We are committed to significantly reducing our environmental impact, improving the well-being of our people, and influencing our stakeholders to do the same.” Watch our short video to find out more.

We are also committed to promoting understanding, change and better mental health for all. Alongside our internal mental health and well-being initiatives, we also support SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Mind, working with adults and children across the UK to provide mental health social care, information and advice to people with mental health problems.

Click here to Apply online on GAC Career website