Stock Controller


Description of
this vacancy

Company Overview:

Vopak is an independent infrastructure provider with an unrivaled network of 78 terminals in 23 countries and 25+ joint venture partners. We have a diversified portfolio which is a critical enabler for product flows today and in the future. We serve energy and manufacturing markets offering significant growth opportunities to our 1,000+ customers, including new products and services. We take pride in improving access to cleaner energy and feedstocks for a growing world population, ensuring safe, clean and efficient storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases.

We are developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, focusing on zero- and low-carbon hydrogen, ammonia, CO2 infrastructure, flow batteries and sustainable feedstocks.

What We Offer:

  • Various flexible and hybrid work schedules.

  • Career development and growth opportunities.

  • Competitive, market-based compensation package depending on your experience and knowledge.

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account Options                       

  • Short Term/Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Basic and Supplemental Life/AD&D Insurance                              

  • 401(k) Incentive Savings Plan

  • Paid Holidays (Fixed and floating)

  • Paid Time Off and Sick Days

  • Additional Benefits:

    • Tuition Reimbursement

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • Accident Insurance

    • Legal Plan

    • Critical Illness Insurance

    • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

    • Legal Plan

    • ID Theft Insurance

    • Universal Life

What you will do in this role:

In this role you will manage day-to-day stock administration and planning, workflow scheduling, and inter-departmental communication to ensure safe, smooth and efficient operations.  This role will support terminals to validate their stock management and act as Independent Stock controller on stock hand-over and control.

Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper reconciliation providing clarity of terminal stock status and follow up actions to the Terminal management team and finance department.

  • Lead in effective stock briefings and ensure key management objectives are communicated in a timely manner.

  • Lead team in troubleshooting and problem solving in variance control.

  • Raise anomalies in the stock and report any anomalies to Operations Manager.

  • Initiate continuous improvement programs in terminal operations including reduction of ship shore variance improvement of handbook reporting, etc.

  • Own the Terminal Inventory management system and participate in automation and digitalization integration programs for stock reporting.

  • Assist current Vessel Variance Management by further progressing on analyze & explain loading and discharge performance.

  • Manage stock inventory and reporting, traceability and transparency principle.

  • Track budgets and report variances on stock inventory.  Responsible for Finance reporting and monthly meetings. Produce Chemical & Gas stock reports in the spreadsheet.

  • Participate in the variance control and tabulate reports to influence customers on the variance in the terminal.

  • Ensure compliance of local regulatory and company’s standards including Product Movement Standards and Stock Management Standards.

  • Manage and prepare for all audits, e.g. customers stock audits, variance audits. Participate on Terminal stock audit.

  • Responsible for the review of stock to ensure they follow SOP.

  • Deliver on customers' expectations and requirements and standards in a timely manner.

  • Prepare reports for Internal / External customer on variance management. Participate in Customer Operation Review.

  • Address concerns from customers, discuss with Operations Manager and create presentation materials to answer to customers’ expectations and queries in a professional way.

  • Help to manage internal customers by carrying out standard activities and providing support to others.

  • Coach and train Operations team members on stock management, performance improvements in stock management and loss control management in terminal

  • Use data management systems to access specific information as required and use external communications channel to access and supply specific stock information.

What We Expect:

  • At least 3 GCE ‘O’ Level Credits (including a Science subject) / NITEC or Diploma in Chemical Process Technology.

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Terminal Operator with in depth knowledge in chemicals, petroleum and gas.

  • Experience in similar industry and terminal operations.

  • Wealth of hands-on knowledge of terminal operations and in-depth site-specific knowledge.

  • In depth knowledge of products, equipment and a seasoned SHE expert

  • Display good Process Safety knowledge

  • Ability to manage multiple party communication and operate under stressful environments.

  • Ability to plan and analyze issues.

  • Ability to train people in a systematic way.

  • Ability to manage demanding customer requirements.

  • Proficient in Excel/Spreadsheet skills and possess basic analytical skills.

  • Detail oriented

  • Teamwork

  • Trustworthy and reliable

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This employee generally works in an office environment, away from extremes of cold or heat. Limited to no exposure to noise and vibrations other than normal daily office sounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee should not have regular exposure to fumes, odors, toxic conditions, dust or poor ventilation.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, speak and hear. The employee is required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; the employee may be required, on occasion, to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to travel by air, rail, bus, or car.

Inclusion & Diversity:

Vopak stores vital products with care. Our commitment to care extends to all our stakeholders, including our own employees, new talents and people in our local communities around the globe. We believe that each individual has the right to be treated with respect and dignity, and to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal opportunities and prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, political orientation or trade union membership, allowing everyone at Vopak to develop their full potential.

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