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ExxonMobil Products Trader in Houston, Texas

What awaits you.

We are more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do. We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments. With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to providing affordable energy to support human progress while advancing effective solutions to address climate change.

We continue to expand our products trading business, transitioning to a global trading organization. To further capitalize on commercial insights, we are rapidly building our trading, origination & analytical capabilities to capture new assets and enter new market areas in the US and globally. We are looking for passionate individuals with an entrepreneurial mind-set to drive change in our business.

The current opportunity is for an experienced Products Trader, with experience in distillates or gasoline, to join our Products Trading team, as part of ExxonMobil’s Spring Texas campus.

The closing date for this role is Wednesday 25th May 2022.

What role would you play within our team.

If successful you will be an integral part of the Products team, designing, developing and executing profitable trading strategies, building on and leveraging insights from ExxonMobil’s world-class refining, logistics and marketing scale.

The key deliverables include:

  • Developing commercial strategies for optimal sales and purchases of finished products.

  • Utilizing a combination of derivatives and exchange cleared instruments to hedge, manage pricing exposure and optimize trading positions.

  • Taking a proactive role in business development, seeking out and evaluating market tenders to capture new business

  • Facilitating entry into new markets, leveraging knowledge of illiquid markets and broker contacts

  • Ensuring trading activity is in compliance with internal risk governance policies/procedures, and is accurately captured in trade reporting infrastructure (i.e. position reporting, trade bookings & settlement)

  • Providing insights to our Analytics team to continuously improve trading applications and fundamental analysis

  • Interfacing with other regional trading offices (e.g. EU, Canada, AP) on inter-regional arbitrage opportunities

Who are we looking for.

To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree, combined with Gasoline or Distillates product trading experience.

  • Have a clear focus on physical trading, with additional knowledge / experience of derivatives.

  • Have strong trading and logistics knowledge of:

  • The domestic physical products market, notably US Gulf Coast NY Harbor and Mid West, including each region’s interplays with international trade flows. AND/OR

  • The international products market, notably cargo trading between US, Canada, Mexico/Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific

  • Have experience and expertise in managing products storage positions.

  • Possess a deep understanding of risk management with proven P&L results.

  • Be able to demonstrate a proven ability to develop new business relationships and capture new opportunities.

  • Be a self-starting, team player with ability to multi-task in a dynamic, high-pressure team environment.

  • Have the willingness to meet occasional after hours work needs and to travel on a limited basis.

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.