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Supply Specialist

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

Job Summary (Purpose): 

 

To provide Area Supply Managers assistance in the distribution and documentation of propane related services to both retail, wholesale, and 3rd party customers.

 

Key Characteristics:

 

  • Must be knowledgeable in planning and decision making.
  • Understands the seasonality of the business and the many internal and external factors that influence supply and demand.
  • Focus on safety and customer service.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Represent Supply in all inter-departmental communications and acquisitions when necessary.
  • Responsive to pricing inquiries and quotes from the field.
  • Assists in the management of contracts involving volume, price and scheduling.
  • Works with internal customers on distribution patterns to make adjustments effectively.
  • Assists in the development and managing of the Supply Plan (monitor supply contract lifting’s and maintain acceptable performance standard).
  • Fills in for other department positions during periods of absence or high volume activity.
  • Responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly reporting and tracking for the Supply group.
  • Runs the monthly retail optimization schedule in coordination with Area Supply Managers and Director of Supply.
  • Assist in ordering, tracing and data entry of rail deliveries.
  • Provide administrative support in FAST as required.
  • Maintains and responds to inquiries for the AmeriGas Supply Website.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Advanced knowledge of PC applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Knowledge of natural gas liquids markets and fundamentals.
  • Ability to effectively respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret market reports and legal documents.
  • Ability to analyze the issues that surround the purchase and distribution of product and resolve conflicts in an effective manner
  • Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups and external business groups.
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.

 

Education and Experience Required:

 

  • High school diploma required;  Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • One year of industry experience.

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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