China Oil Trader China Oil Trader …

in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jan 22
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jan 22
Posted by:
Rachel Zhou • HRBP
Posted by:
Rachel Zhou
• To trade domestic products business and maximise and contribute to the global profit of the team • To allocate short and long positions within related entities • To co-ordinate regional trading activities with the global team as well as cross business with other products. • To get the relative information in the industry

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • More than 5 years of experience on international commercial business (import and export) or domestic products trading business including dealings with refineries and downstream customers.
  • 4 years’ experience on commodity trading and operations
  • Knowledge of China domestic supply and demand, pricing regulations and product flows.
  • Familiar with Chinese refineries and downstream counterparties
  • Knowledge of storage, terminals, logistics, finance, accounting and risk management preferable
  • Able to be flexible and capable to work under pressure
  • English and Local language good in both oral and written
  • IT skills, spreadsheet skills essential
  • Self-motivated to generate new business and deliver PnL as an individual, plus working as team member to grow China’s energy business.
  • Good communicator/influencing skills, need to build up strong connections with Chinese majors/teapots and downstream main products outlet customers.
  • Flexible on travels and customer meetings.


Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day trading, buying and selling to third parties, maximising profit margin.
  • Managing risk exposure – manage any possible volatility of the market structure.
  • Developing new business strategies.  
  • Contacting/visiting suppliers and receivers to collect information and develop new deals on import and export business
  • Maintaining customers’ relationship
  • Liaising with head office / other branches for the booking of new deals
  • Liaising with Financing / Risk control department for new customers set up internally and getting relative information from new customers
  • Allocating short & long positions in mainland China.
  • Handling the pricing with Customers
  • Keep eyes on the pricing exposures
  • Supervising traffics’ operations and help to solve problems which they are not able to solve
  • Training traffics in their daily operations, how to think logically and execute contracts, liaising with customers/agents in the best way
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