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Chartering Manager


USA – TX - The Woodlands – Oxbow Energy Solutions LLC

Job Category: 


Education Level: 

Bachelor's Degree


Full Time

Job Description: 

Oxbow Energy Solutions LLC is a subsidiary of Oxbow Carbon LLC and is one of the world's largest recyclers of refinery byproducts. Oxbow upgrades, handles, transports and sells petroleum coke and coal into markets where they can be used to produce aluminum, steel, electric power, cement and other critical products for the world economy.

Essential Job Duties:
• Manages transportation services to facilitate the movement of dry bulk products to customers around the globe.
• Undertakes day to day chartering activities including running voyage calculations, negotiating voyage charters, time charters, and COAs.
• Works with operations team to maximize voyage results and handles some operations functions.
• Prepares freight market reports and analysis.
• Supports internal network of traders with freight rates, contract review, and market information.
• Develops and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external customers and brokers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Communicates clearly and concisely in a variety of communication settings and styles. Effectively tailors the message to the needs of the audience. Fluent in English, other language skills helpful.
• Establishes goals and objectives which are specific, measurable, achievable and relevant.
• Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner, proven ability to work effectively within a multi-national team.

Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in maritime, trade, or related discipline, or similar status through experience.
• 3-5 years chartering experience with demonstrated success.
• Eligible to work in the US.
• Familiarity with oil majors operating policies and in-refinery services.
• Independent judgment and decision-making ability.
• Knowledge of port operations, barging, documentation, and inland logistics for bulk materials

Physical Requirements:
• Typically sits or stands for extended amount of time in front of a computer.
• May be required to move about to coordinate work.
• Ability to communicate or exchange ideas by means of verbal or written word to impart information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed instructions to other workers.
• Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
• Must be able to travel as needed.

NOTE: This job description reflects the company’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Assigned tasks are subject to change at any time due to company discretion, job requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Oxbow Energy Solutions LLC is an EOE/ADA employer

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