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Commodity Analyst Job at Clean Energy Fuels in Newport Beach, CA

Job Description



We are an essential business and we are hiring a Commodity Analyst!

Join us at our beautiful Newport Beach campus!

Exceptional Excel experience will be required to be successful in the role!

Summary
Analyze and monitor gas supplies for LNG plants and CNG stations and identify opportunities to lower gas supply costs and shrinkage.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist completing Request for Quotations (RFQs) and negotiate with Local Distribution Companies (LDCs) and pipeline companies ensuring lowest cost transportation.

Provide support in negotiations with third party suppliers of wholesale gas and power for CNG stations and LNG plants.

Monitor and coordinate day-to-day gas supplies at all LNG plants and CNG stations.

Make recommendations for developing price risk management tools and monitor Company’s on-going price risk exposure.

Determine appropriate gas loss and unaccounted for factor to use for appropriate cost of gas by station (shrinkage factor).

Assist in developing and implementing power cost savings strategies in coordination with the Operations department.

Review and make recommendations on fuel procurement strategies for RFPs with the Marketing department.

Coordinate sourcing and implementation of new model designs, running changes, and cost reductions with suppliers.

Assist in creating cost models to drive decisions including should-cost models, make-buy studies, and supplier comparisons.

Identify areas for cost efficiencies in order to improve overall cost of complex nationwide supply chain.

Assist in process development and improvement to address growing business needs and incorporate lessons learned.

Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related field, 3-5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Strong ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, financial analysis, and Accounting fundamentals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Strong analytical abilities and high attention to details.

Computer Skills
Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and advanced internet skills

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None required.

Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behaviors:

Quality: Consistently produces high quality work (accurate, neat, and thorough). Strives to improve productivity, processes and quality. Demonstrates strong knowledge and skills related to the job. Presents a professional image with dress, demeanor, and manners. Maintains clean work space, company equipment and company vehicles. Safety is a high priority; performs job safely.

Communication: Communicates clearly, concisely, effectively, professionally and timely.
Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills. Keeps others appropriately informed and shares ideas even when unpopular. Listens to what others have to say. Maintains open and active communication with colleagues. Effectively uses knowledge and experience in asking, probing, and anticipating issues to ensure quality is provided.

Teamwork: Fosters the spirit of working with each other. Displays respect, courtesy, politeness, tact, and openness. Handles conflict in an appropriate and professional manner. Builds relationships, promotes cohesiveness, models collaboration with others. Considers impact and issues for our customer and other departments. Engages other impacted departments early for solutions.

Persistence: Develops workable alternatives and solutions. Exhibits persistence in following assignments through to completion. Promotes process improvements.

Reliable: Responds in a timely manner. Is honest, ethical, value-driven and trustworthy. Keeps commitments made, completes assignments and meets deadlines. Accountable–Takes responsibility for own actions and performance. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines. Available and accessible.

Entrepreneurial: Takes initiative and appropriate action. Is engaged and committed to achieving the company’s mission. Pursues better ways to get things done and takes appropriate risks. Keeps up to date with competitor information and market trends. Controls costs and thinks in terms of profit, loss and added value. Is committed to the satisfaction of customers.

Leadership: Provides clear direction around a vision. Creates actionable plans and is proactive & anticipatory. Demonstrates innovative approaches and solutions. Is an example for employees and others. Accepts responsibility for individual and team performance. Makes appropriate and timely decisions and takes action on decisions. Sets clear and reasonable performance expectations. Motivates and empowers others. Encourages continuous growth and learning in others. Shows respect for others and their ideas. Helps others manage through change.

Passion: Is excited and creates enthusiasm about the company’s future. Promotes a sense of company pride. Displays sense of pride in the department and its contributions. Displays passion for the job.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Email resume to: rosemaria.altieri@cleanenergyfuels.com

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About Company

Company: Clean Energy Fuels

Company Location:  Newport Beach, CA

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