National Fuel Marketer

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 439911 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to create marketing opportunities for Musket to transport and deliver fuel to a dedicated customer base. Negotiating long term supply deals. Develop a customer base to help provide liquidity for Musket inventory within Regional Supply books, as well as utilizing Musket’s Market Solutions desk to provide customers with innovative solutions to their supply needs, utilizing cross functional teams. This person will have a demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple complex projects and to effectively communicate across project teams, senior management, and to a variety of customers.

           

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interact with customers on a daily basis to develop working relationships with them by means of setting up credit, setting up lifting numbers at racks, wholesaling fuel over the various racks we supply, creating new opportunities via railcars into their markets. Also look to blend renewable fuels into hydrocarbons when economics prevail.
  • Travel to customer sites to understand their underlying business. Attend tradeshow events to represent Musket and network with other markets to develop new marketing opportunities in various markets.
  • Bid annual contracts for railroads, trucking companies, commercial customers, etc, by researching viable opportunities and bid contracts to maximize return for Musket.
  • Conduct market research in new areas to find opportunities that may exist for Musket.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint expertise. DTN and DTN Exchange, Solarc understanding, Sales Force.
  • Understanding of financial markets including but not limited to oil and gas trading markets. Reading and understanding of Platt’s’, OPIS, and Argus Media reports.
  • Understanding of refining processes, pipeline operations, terminal operations, retail fueling operations.
  • Understanding of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables Departments. Handling billing issues and fuel tax rates. Also need to be aware of Credit Department requirements for getting customers cleared for credit.
  • Marketing of Musket services including trans-loaders, ethanol and biodiesel terminal throughput agreements
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • High school Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience - Preferred
  • Experience:
    • 5 year petroleum, refining, wholesale, trading background

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, working knowledge of SolArc Right
    • Soft Skills: Good written and oral communication skills, team player, problem solver/critical thinker, keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, good time management skills, and prioritization skills.
  • Typical Physical Demands: ​​​​​​​
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
    • Travel requirements
    • Available 24/7 365 days a year

 

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s has been fueling customers’ journeys since 1964. Innovation and perseverance continue to lead the way for the family-owned and -operated business headquartered in Oklahoma City with more than 40,000 team members in North America and Europe. The company’s core business is travel stops and convenience stores with more than 630 locations in 42 states. Love’s continues its commitment to offer products and services that provide value for professional drivers, fleets, four-wheel customers, RVers, alternative fuel and wholesale fuel customers. Giving back to communities Love’s serves and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace are hallmarks of the company’s award-winning culture.

The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets.
  • Speedco and Love’s Truck Care, the largest oil change and preventive maintenance and total truck care network.
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader.
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert.
  • TVC Pro-driver, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) protection subscription service.

 

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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