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Terminal Manager

Aliases: Terminal Superintendent

Industry/Sector(s): Hydrocarbon


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Terminal Manager is expected to perform include:

  • Managing the plant in which liquefied petroleum gas, lubricants and petroleum fuels are stored
  • Distributing the liquefied petroleum and other lubricants in bulk lots
  • Formulating policies pertaining to storage, distribution and other operating problems
  • Determining the type and quantities of products according to consumer demand
  • Contacting the refineries and petroleum canning plants to schedule shipment of products
  • Establishing the operating procedures for incoming shipments
  • Evaluating and taking record of the storage tanks and warehouse facilities to be used
  • Formulating the policies for distribution and sale of products to wholesale and retail outlets and consumers​
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It requires physical activity
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required​
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Preferably, B.Tech. in chemical/mechanical 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Skilled in handling a petroleum plant
  • Knowledge of all the precautions that need to be taken while handling liquefied petroleum gas, lubricants and petroleum fuels
  • Proficient in managing the distribution line of the liquefied petroleum and other lubricants
  • Skilled in formulating the necessary policies in regard to storage, distribution and other operating problems
  • Skilled in logistics and supply chain management
  • Skilled in operation management
  • Ability to maintain records of the storage tanks and warehouse facilities
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Able to work under high pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges offering chemical/mechanical engineering across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://www.kanpuruniversity.org/SYLLABUS/CHE.pdf​
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Plant Worker → Machine Attendants/Operators → Operations Supervisor → Terminal Manager → Plant Owner/Head

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For candidates with experience – Rs 1,50,000 to Rs 2,50,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change​
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 4
Generally, 10 - 18 years of experience is required
PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Petroleum plants
  • Petroleum refineries
KEYWORDS 
  • Terminal Manager
  • Terminal Superintendent
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 1321.0200 Terminal Manager
ISCO 2008 1321 Manufacturing Managers
NIC 2008 35202 Distribution​ and sale of gaseous fuels through mains
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available
REFERENCES 
1National Classification of Occupations Division 1
2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew​
3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-1.pdf
4https://www.naukri.com/job-listings-Manager-Terminals-G-K-Placements-Navi-Mumbai-10-to-18-years-050117001716?src=jobsearchDesk&sid=14856848808661&xp=3&qp=oil%20terminal,%20manager&srcPage=s
5http://www.payscale.com/research/IN/Job=Vice_President_(VP),_General_Manager/Salary
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