Trader of Refined Products (Geneva, Switzerland)


Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 407551 


BASIC PURPOSE:  Musket Europe SARL, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, specializes in commodity supply, trading and logistics and provides expertise on both a marketing and operational level. This role will optimize supply to Loves Truck Stops plus 3rd party customers and be an opportunistic shipper in respective market to maximize opportunities; managing both top line and bottom-line earnings. Develop a position and identify arbitrage opportunities along vessel, rail, and pipeline routes. Communicate to the rest of the trading team views and opinions.  Integrate Musket into the physical European trading business. 



  • Supply cheapest supply to clients.
  • Shipping Musket product.
  • Signing aggressive third-party supply contracts.
  • Conducting day deals with suppliers for various commodities
  • Setting up all possible rack pull points.
  • Optimizing commodities in their markets.
  • Determine best shipping strategy based on market economics.
  • Learn pricing trends in market for various commodities.
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Look for additional ways to maximize marketing opportunities for various commodities.
  • Communicate monthly and daily strategy with basis trader and regional marketer.
  • Communicates daily strategy by attending morning and afternoon conference calls.
  • Maintain book position through hedging properly and monitoring Solarc book status.
  • Maximize and publish P&L daily for various commodities.
  • Trade and manage exposures for various commodities.
  • Price discovery for various commodities.
  • Effectively Manage asset base.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



  •       Education:
    • High school Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent.
  • Experience:
    • 15 + years of experience in commodity trading.  
    • Experience importing greater than 500kt/m refined products into the UK.
    • Deep knowledge of UK tricking and retail margins.
    • Experience with UK bio-blending.
    • Deep knowledge of US, European, and Asia refined and renewable product markets.
    • Understanding of rack market dynamics including technology, supply & demand, and customer base.
    • High level of price risk management expertise.
    • Understanding of physical international fuel supply chain.
    • 5+ years of experience in retail fuel optimization, including technology platforms and services.
    • Understanding dispatch and trucking for delivery to end-users.
    • In-depth knowledge of US retail fuel dynamics, including retail fuel trucking and storage.
    • Complex understanding of convenience store operations and pricing.
    • Understand shipping and cartage for delivery to end users.



  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Soft Skills: Good written and oral communication skills, team player, exceptional customer service, keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, self-motivated, good time management skills, and prioritization skills.
    • Strong English language skills.
    • Vocal contributor and team player du to flat organizational structure. Willing to share opinions and think critically and contribute to the direction of the broader company.
  • 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.


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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