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Trader of Natural Gas Liquids

Location:  Houston, TX, US, 77002

Req ID: 99567

BASIC PURPOSE: The position is primarily responsible for managing natural gas liquids supply trading, marketing and distribution under the supervision of the Manager of Crude Supply for the Upstream Department. The position is also responsible for new business development by determining strategies based on market trends and economics, while maximizing customer relationships. The ideal candidate possesses a strong uncompromising focus on ensuring a quality product is delivered with attention to detail and a moderate degree of creativity and latitude.



  • Execute trading strategy that builds on current position in Natural Gas Liquids
  • Use market economics and price trends to effectively manage asset base
  • Look for new business development opportunities
  • Manage trading positions, Fixed Forwards and market orders based on market structure and supply/demand
  • Direct deal flow to generate growth and maximize top and bottom line new business opportunities
  • Evaluate and analyze storage business
  • Develop broader portfolio strategies to identify and manage major risk exposure
  • Manage and maximize customer relationships
  • Ensure proper contract negotiation, review and execution
  • Assemble, manage and develop team of qualified individuals necessary to make the business a success
  • Develop S&D models to analyze current and future market opportunities



  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Management, Marketing or Economics required and 7 years of experience or
    • MBA and 2 years of experience required



  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Knowledge of market trends and economics
    • Soft Skills: Attention to detail and quality; moderate degree of creativity and latitude; and excellent communication skills to maximize customer relationships
  • 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.

Job Function(s): Commodities Trading; Marketing

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: Business Development, Business Manager, Supply, MBA, Sales, Management, Operations

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