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Commercial Operations Coordinator, Non Bulk


Houston, TX, US

Country/Region:  US
Job Area:  Logistics
Business Unit:  RP Logistics & Operations

Are you interested in an opportunity to collaborate with external and internal stakeholders and be an enabler for excellent daily operations in a growing international environment?


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 while being a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals. Let’s create transformation for a sustainable future together.

At Neste US, we are now looking for a Commercial Operations Coordinator for renewable feedstock supply. You will join our expanding, continually developing and exciting business and be part of an international team based in Houston, Texas.  


Your part in Neste’s journey

The Commercial Operations Team coordinates all operative and logistics matters in renewable and petroleum product shipments, as well as takes care of customer service function and terminal operations.  This position reports to the Operations Manager and is a team member involved in the day to day execution of supply, sales and trading operations associated with deliveries by marine and land.


You will work closely with external and internal counterparties globally. Our work combines accountability, cooperation, and the desire to develop and renew. 


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 we offer locally…

  • Excellent health care benefits for you and your family
  • A flexible hybrid way of working
  • A caring and supportive group of colleagues who share Neste’s values of We Care, We have Courage and We Cooperate!


Your role in our team


  • Daily operations of supply and sales cargo movements for term and spot contracts. The main purpose of these tasks is to independently coordinate cargo movements related to physical oil contracts – from planning of the delivery to invoicing
  • Coordination of terminal operations and inventory management
  • Daily cooperation with suppliers and vendors in the areas of commercial operations, delivery planning and scheduling, invoicing and payments, quality monitoring, sustainability documentation and other daily operational matters
  • Coordination of commercial matters with sales, legal, logistics, technical support, finance, risk management and other internal stakeholders

Keys to success in this role

The best combination of experiences, skills and background is 

  • Degree in business or similar studies, and/or several years of experience in a corresponding position in the petroleum industry
  • Good understanding/knowledge of the petroleum industry as a whole
  • Experience in commercial cargo operations and with different modes of transportation in international oil trade is a benefit
  • Knowledge of renewable fuels and raw material supply is a plus
  • Hands on with different IT-systems, experience with ERP systems (especially with SAP and terminal systems e.g., TABS), Google office products and Salesforce is a plus
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken, other languages are an asset
  • Strong team player and excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as customer service attitude
  • Attention to details; accuracy in daily operations is a must
  • Behavior according to company values in all situations and understanding common goals
  • Stress-resistant personality and good problem solving skills
  • Systematic and energetic approach to work and positive attitude
  • This position requires excellent cooperation skills, ability to interact and work in an international environment (different cultures, values and time zones) as well as an open mind (attitude) towards work tasks and work environment

Let’s get you started

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We look forward to receiving your CV and application. The recruitment process will include interviews and aptitude assessment. 


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification “Form I-9” upon hire.  This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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