Commercial Analyst- Zero Emissions


Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 426604 


BASIC PURPOSE: As a member of the Operations and Risk team, the Commercial Analyst role is a multi-function position responsible for a variety of analytical activities associated with retail electric vehicle charging, compressed natural gas operations, renewable natural gas operations, and fuel programs compliance. The Commercial Analyst will develop pro formas, interact with utilities, regulatory agencies and grant funding bodies, generate returns analysis, communicate value proposition, and support strategic partnerships related to the Zero Emission business line. This will include analyses of new and existing customer usage and station performance, monthly reports, and contract administration and compliance. Additionally, the Commercial Analyst will support other business lines on an as needed basis, including compressed and renewable natural gas. This person will have a demonstrated ability to simultaneously coordinate a host of complex tasks, to effectively communicate across P&L teams in a matrix organization, with senior management, and to customers. In addition, the Commercial Analyst must be able to liaise with mid office, back office, and compliance personnel. This person must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have strong analytical skills and attention to detail, and possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.         



  • Acquire electric vehicle and utility data and analyze for rollout of Love’s EV charging network
  • Assist in managing natural gas commodity price risk through commodity procurement
  • Assist in creation, distribution, and continuous improvement of monthly volume and station performance reports
  • Help develop an electric power pricing database under the guidance of the Zero Emissions team
  • Track national market pricing to benchmark cost-competitiveness
  • Analyze new markets related to zero emission fuels
  • Collect all data necessary to build reliable pro formas and returns analysis
  • Create pro formas showing financial projections for projects, identifying all appropriate inputs driving that opportunity
  • Create, distribute, and continuously improve monthly performance reports that track production and utility savings relative to pro forma
  • Work with the business development team, assisting in the development of new sales channels or products, along with the systems and processes needed to be successful
  • Perform analysis of customer and station performance statistics while proactively looking to identify and capture new business opportunities
  • Lead efforts in working with in-house legal to create and review contracts and ensure all commercial terms and risks have been captured appropriately
  • Perform analysis for other capabilities and business lines
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and lead efforts to implement them across multiple functional areas




  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required
  • Experience:
    • 2-3 years experience in price risk management
    • 2-3 years experience analyzing data and creating reports
    • 2-3 years experience managing relationships with internal and/or external customers or accounts
    • 1 year experience developing pro formas specifically for Zero Emission installations
    • 1-2 years experience conducting project and/or process management/improvement activities
    • 1-2 years experience working with contracts

Job Function(s): Corporate 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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