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Supply Coordinator

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 175881 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The primary function of the 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 (supply optimization) 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
  • 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 trading and marketing department
  • 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 with terminal outages, changes in strategy, allocations and supplier outs, etc.
  • Review Daily Fuel Margin report, OPIS vs Actual 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 negotiate favorable deals and terms
      • 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

Job Function(s): Musket 

 

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.