Supply Development Specialist, Renewable Products


Espoo, ES, FI

Country/Region:  FI
Job Area:  Supply
Business Unit:  RP Supply

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This is for you who wants to have a real impact on creating a healthier planet for our children every day. At Neste, you will be working for the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. Let’s create transformation for a sustainable future together.


Would you like to join a team with a crucial role in enabling Neste’s transformation and growth targets within Renewable Products through focusing on the upstream supply chain? 

We are looking for you,

Supply Development Specialist

to join our Renewable Products Supply Excellence team in Espoo, Finland.
The team is responsible for the development of tools, processes and capabilities related to renewable feedstock supply with a short to medium term time focus. Our team of energetic and professional specialists works in a tight collaboration with our regional supply & trading teams in APAC, EMEA and Americas. 
We have an innovative and dynamic team of highly skilled experts working in the Renewable Products Supply & Trading function. Our team is responsible for ensuring timely and sufficient supply of sustainable, renewable feedstocks to our refineries. We work in close collaboration with our feedstock suppliers spread across multiple continents as well as a wide group of internal stakeholders participating in the key supply processes such as Logistics & Operations, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability and Group Treasury. 
We have ambitious targets to grow our renewable feedstocks’ volume potential in the coming years with a specific focus on waste and residue materials. To achieve this we need both new, innovative ways of working as well as refinement of our current processes and tools to increase efficiency in managing our supply processes, supplier management practices and competitive intelligence, to name a few.



Reasons to join

Real impact right now. We work in an inspiring and evolving business environment, where everything we do serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. To drive a growing impact as a global leader in renewable and circular solutions we live by our values every day; we care, we have courage, we cooperate.

Safety and caring. We value safety always and everywhere. We want our work to feel good and do good. At Neste, we nurture a culture where everyone is welcome and feels safe, respected and encouraged to be their unique true selves. 

Exciting growth. Transformation brings new possibilities and fosters our courage and curiosity. As a global growing company we support personal development with versatile learning and career opportunities. Collaboration is the key, and we believe in flexible, smart ways of working.

In addition, our benefits for employees in Finland include, for example, a personnel fund as part of the overall remuneration, good occupational health care, and an extensive membership in a sickness or health insurance fund. We also support leisure time activities, e.g. by offering benefits for sports and culture.



More about the job

Your role in creating a sustainable future


  • Identify development opportunities and drive improvements in our key supply processes while practising constant monitoring to ensure solid performance 
  • Actively develop our feedstock volumes and prices forecasting and planning process within the team and in collaboration with the key stakeholders such as Supply Chain Management and Sales
  • Monitor the performance of the forecasting and planning process and identify improvement opportunities to be fed into the development pipeline
  • Develop our practices regarding feedstock volumes management - e.g. inventory management, tank planning and trading volumes coordination
  • Act as a point of contact in Supply & Trading on feedstock strategy reporting and competitive intelligence
  • Participate in key global development projects regarding feedstock supply and suppliers and gather inputs from the Supply team and suppliers to be utilised for ensuring successful implementation

You will work closely with our key internal stakeholders as well as occasionally with our feedstock suppliers to strengthen our abilities to meet our growth targets and successfully execute our supply strategy. You will report to the Head of Supply Excellence located in Espoo, Finland. 

The best combination to succeed in this role


  • A Master’s degree, or a Bachelor’s, at minimum, within Business Management, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Social Sciences or related field
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience from Sourcing or Sales related positions, preferably within commodities, is considered as an advantage, as well as supplier/customer management
  • Experience from business development, process development and stakeholder management as well as supply chain management are considered valuable
  • Fluent English skills, both written and verbal, are required in this position. Other languages are seen as a plus.
  • Capability to use and harness a variety of systems for data input, day-to-day business and operations management and reporting purposes is considered beneficial. Such systems can include for instance ERP systems, CRM/SRM systems, trading software and data visualisation tools such as PowerBI


Other strengths we value


  • A growth mindset combined with an innovative, positive and forward-looking approach to opportunities, challenges and changes in the business environment
  • Experience from working with a global team and key stakeholders located in various countries
  • Ability to inspire others and create value jointly with stakeholders within own team, key internal stakeholders and external counterparts
  • Curiosity, interest in constant learning and the ability to challenge the status quo


Let’s get you started

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We look forward to receiving your CV and application with a salary request as soon as possible, but latest by 3rd October, 2023. Please note that we will start interviews already during the application period.

If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Eveliina Vikström, Renewable Products Head of Supply Excellence, +358 44 292 9003 on September 22nd at 10:30-11:30 and September 27th 15:00-16:00 (EEST).

We will do our best to contact you within one week after the application time has ended. The recruitment process will include interviews and a possible aptitude assessment. The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained with their consent.


About Neste
Neste creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. With over 75 years of refining expertise, we are now the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. We have set aspirational targets for climate, biodiversity, human rights, as well as our supply chain and raw materials. Our ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe by 2030. Together with our partners we are aiming at a carbon neutral and nature positive value chain by 2040. Our success is created by 5,400 professionals working in 16 countries. Read more: Get inspired by our story