Title:  Fuels Supply & Transportation Rep (Fossil), Sr Staff

Date:  Oct 12, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Services, LLC
Description: 

*This will be a hybrid remote role, with the expectations that the employee is able to report to the Woodlands location office on an as needed basis (approximately 25% of the time).*

 

Job Summary/Purpose:

This position is part of the Gas Supply Team within EMO’s Fossil Fuel Supply organization that is primarily responsible for purchasing and scheduling natural gas supply in order to meet the generation requirements for Entergy’s natural gas powered generation plants and gas utilities  This position is primarily responsible for procuring natural gas and develops and leads business relationships with suppliers and transportation companies, as well as conducts financial analysis and financial modeling for natural gas supply and transportation opportunities using knowledge of energy markets.

 

This position requires a high level of real-time communication and coordination within a group of fuel purchasers, as well as across several other functional groups responsible for the reliable operations.  This position may require working before/after regular office hours including some holidays and weekends.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for purchasing, trading and developing commercial supplier relationships.
  • Contribute new ideas to reduce costs and improve quality and delivery.
  • Prepare and present monthly forecasts and purchase price variance analysis.
  • Lead internal/external audits, Rate Cases, RFI’s and Regulatory Filings for cost recovery. Support back office, accounting and plant operations by ensuring accuracy of fuel related data.  
  • Identify and lead new business development initiatives in line with agreed company strategy
  • Develop and maintain trusted partnerships with all parties in the supply chain including third party schedulers, traders, pipeline reps and internal personnel.
  • Communicate and present performance metrics and operational developments to senior management and key stakeholders. Develop methods to improve daily operation processes and performance measurement.
  • Support internal/external audits, Rate Cases, RFI’s and Regulatory Filings for cost recovery. Support back office, accounting and plant operations by ensuring accuracy of fuel related data. 
  • Work with accounting to ensure accurate deal entries and assist in resolving billing discrepancies.
  • This is an operational role supporting the procurement of natural gas to Entergy’s natural gas-powered generation plants and the gas utilities, as such, it is required for this role to remain responsive in the evenings, weekends and holidays to ensure the procured natural gas meets the daily, hourly and real-time operational needs.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum education and experience required of the position

  • 8+ years of Natural Gas purchasing, scheduling and a BS/BA  in a technical field such as Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Economics or Energy field; or in lieu of a degree, 10+ years of Natural Gas purchasing, scheduling

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize, while meeting deadlines.
  • Detailed oriented and possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Work/Excel/Access/PowerPoint).
  • Previous fuel trading, scheduling and/or operations experience.
  • Experience with fuel procurement within MISO is preferred.

 

Other Attributes:

Functional Knowledge: Requires conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities.

Business Expertise: Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Leadership: Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

Problem Solving: Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.

Impact: Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies.

Interpersonal Skills: Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus.

 

 

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Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 104084
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


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