Hythe Terminal Controller

Exxon Mobil

What awaits you.


We are more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take the initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do. We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments. With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to providing affordable energy to support human progress while advancing effective solutions to address climate change.


We are currently seeking a motivated, disciplined and enthusiastic individual to join the team at our fuel storage and distribution terminal near Southampton, Hampshire. The site is one of 5 Esso Fuel terminals across the UK, supplied by dedicated pipelines from Fawley Refinery.  We deliver petrol and diesel to fuel stations in most of the south of England as well as supply industrial users with regular & Marine Gas Oil.


You will be part of the shift team ensuring the safe and reliable operation of the terminal, 24/7. We are looking for someone who will take pride in their work, ensure tasks are completed to high industry standards while identifying opportunities to make improvements.


Our Offer


We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan and private health care for employees and their families. 


To be eligible for this role, you must have:

  • A good general education to at least GCSE level. GCSEs should be of grades A-C and must include English Language and Maths


It is a condition of your continuing employment that your main residence is located within 45 minutes travelling distance from the place of work

What role would you play within our team.


You will be responsible for the daily operations of the fuel storage and distribution terminal. This includes:

  • Maintaining high standards of safety within the team and with those working on site
  • Ensuring that the equipment is operated to high standards by all users
  • Managing & Maintaining terminal product stock levels (Pipeline Operation)
  • Communicating with the Supply and Pipeline team to ensure we are able to continue to meet customer product demands
  • Assisting customers with loading issues 
  • Working with the site Maintainers and Operations Technicians
  • Reporting broken equipment and recording root causes to enable improvements in reliability
  • Logging incidents in detail to enable reports to be shared
  • Assisting with security issues and ensuring a high standard of surveillance is maintained
  • Following emergency response procedures and completing practice drills to improve effectiveness
  • Operating the equipment within defined operating parameters, highlighting any issues

Who are we looking for.


  • Experience working within an environment with a high focus on safety standards
  • Ability to work well as part of a team with particular capability to communicate information as part of a handover
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy environment and prioritise tasks.
  • Capability to follow procedures and standards rigorously 
  • Initiative and judgement to identify problems and use available resources to solve them.
  • Capability with standard desktop systems and ability to learn new systems.
  • Positive, flexible attitude to training and taking on new skills.
  • Mechanical or electrical trade skills is an advantage


Conditions of Employment


Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company’s safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date



ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.exxonmobil.com.

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