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Supply Coordinator

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77002

Req ID: 118323

BASIC PURPOSE: The primary function of the Regional Supply Coordinator is to procure the most cost efficient and reliable supply for Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with a network of fuel suppliers in a designated territory
  • Develop and implement fuel procurement strategies to secure the lowest cost fuel in the market
  • Monitor Nymex and other market tools daily to make optimal fuel buying decisions
  • Conduct tactical market and data analysis for use in supply procurement
  • Optimize fuel supply portfolio (Supply Optimization).
  • Monitor supply contracts for compliance and performance
  • Coordinate with trader when strategy is to liquidate Musket inventory and ensure execution
  • Relay local market intel to trader and marketer
  • Collaborate with Logistics in locating best supply point/cost during supply disruptions or arbitrage opportunities
  • Verify fuel supply availability via supplier portals and other forms of communication such as email, IM and phone calls
  • Update Smart Buy system (TelaPoint) with terminal outages, changes in strategy, allocations and supplier outs, etc.
  • Review Daily Fuel Margin report and Scorecard to identify opportunity loss. Formulate action plan to capture opportunities

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Education:
    •  Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management (preferred)
  • Experience:
    • 3-5 years’ experience in supply and logistics (preferred)

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

Business Process Skills:

 

  • Ability to evaluate contractual supply agreements
  • Petroleum industry and supply chain knowledge (preferred)
  • Knowledge of fuel pricing and contract mechanics such as PLATTS, OPIS and ARGUS
  • Understand market timing and fundamentals that move rack prices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

 

General Skills:

 

  • Strong communication skills, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self-motivated, good time management skills and innovative thinking

 

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 may be required

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Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

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

Job Segment: Supply, Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Procurement, Supply Chain, Operations

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