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Our Supply Chain Consultants to play a critical part in our development. You will join a small services team responsible for managing and delivering refinery projects associated with assay management, supply and product trading, planning and scheduling. Additionally, you will use your subject matter expertise in refinery supply chain to assist Sales in managing our client relationships and developing sales opportunities with new and existing clients in the oil industry. Working with clients on the phone, by email or face-to-face, you will need to learn about their business and identify their needs, as the basis for communicating the value of our software solutions. In addition, working with our support team and administration staff you’ll have a chance to help clients with complex applications of our tools and play a hand in providing content for Spiral conferences and marketing events.

You will need the communication skills to clarify complex situations and build rapport with engineers and high level management in client companies around the world. You will also need a strong engineering, scientific or mathematical background and the natural intellect to learn quickly on the job.

The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background combined with client facing commercial experience and excellent verbal and written skills, showing evidence of the following experience and skills.


  • Educated to a minimum bachelors degree in mathematics, engineering or physical science
  • Analysis of technical requirements, solving detailed technical problems and providing solutions
  • Trading, planning or scheduling experience in the refining industry
  • An ability to communicate detailed technical topics to a varied audience
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Experience of presenting to clients and to an audience
  • Keen to learn and gain in-depth understanding of technical issues
  • Personable and confident with excellent presentation
  • Competent user of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint


  • Model building, debugging and case analyses using industry tools such as Honeywell’s RPMS, Haverly’s GRTMPS, AspenTech’s PIMS, AspenTech’s Refinery Scheduler (Orion), M3’s SIMTO.
  • Previous use of Spiral Software’s CrudeManager, CrudeSuite or Spiral Plan
  • General understanding or databases, networks and software architecture
  • Software development experience
  • Ability to make convincing arguments in both technical and business contexts

Salary and Benefits

This role enjoys a salary of £55,000-65,000 depending on background and past experience.

Our benefits package includes a discretionary annual bonus scheme, a share incentive plan, a competitive contributory pension scheme, BUPA health and dental cover, life insurance cover, and high-speed broadband at home.

We go to great lengths to maintain a friendly and comfortable work environment, including a fully-stocked, complimentary kitchen and drinks room, and a pool table. Combined with a continuous stream of interesting and challenging work, these have enabled us to sustain a happy workplace and very low staff turnover.