Peninsula Seeks a Supply Trader in Houston, USA

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Bunker trader, Bunkering Jobs

Peninsula, a renowned provider of marine energy services and solutions worldwide, is celebrating 25 years of industry excellence. As a leading figure in the bunkering market, Peninsula has established itself as the gold standard for quality, boasting unparalleled local insights on a global scale.

Position Available: Supply Trader
Location: Houston, Texas, USA

Supply Trader Role

As a Supply Trader at Peninsula, you will engage in the purchase and sale of marine fuel and associated products, fostering profitable and longstanding relationships with a portfolio of counterparties. You will maintain a risk-aware perspective regarding credit risk and payment performance. This role requires previous trading experience, ideally within the bunker sector.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Establish and build relationships with new and existing suppliers to increase strike rate and margin within the region.
  • Actively handle inbound inquiries from other regional offices within the Peninsula Group.
  • Communicate with other traders internally to maximize the efficient flow of market and customer intelligence.
  • Understand, analyze, and interpret market conditions, identifying opportunities for competitive advantage.
  • Develop and implement effective short and long-term trading strategies in collaboration with the Regional Head and Book Management functions.
  • Participate in internal and external marketing activities as required.
  • Proactively control risks, ensuring supplier vetting and approval, minimizing the cost of claims, and considering counterparty financial strength.
  • Stay updated on relevant shipping and oil sector developments through regular reading of trade publications.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required:

  • Business-level English language skills essential; knowledge of local language beneficial.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Highly effective negotiator with persuasive and influential nature.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and remain well-organized and motivated.
  • High level of computer literacy, including MS Office package and CRM systems.
  • Good trading pattern and knowledge of bunker industry, shipping market, and fuel specifications.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team within defined frames.
  • High level of customer orientation, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
About Peninsula

Peninsula Petroleum Group stands as a global leader in the supply of marine fuels, operating through an extensive network of offices and operations in major world ports. With over 25,000 deliveries annually, Peninsula is a trusted partner to more than 2,000 customers worldwide. Renowned for transparency and risk aversion, Peninsula is endorsed by stakeholders across the industry spectrum.

Embracing the imperative of maritime decarbonization, Peninsula is actively engaged in the transition to sustainable energy solutions. Since incorporating LNG into its product range in 2021, the company remains dedicated to exploring alternative fuel options, underscoring its commitment to keeping the global fleet moving while advancing the ‘journey to net zero’ by 2050.

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