Credit Trader


Houston, US

Country/Region:  US
Job Area:  Sales
Business Unit:  RRT Sales Americas

At Neste, we believe that it is the task of each generation to leave its children a healthier planet. To succeed in this we create responsible choices, everyday – choices that enable people to live a more sustainable life and consume fewer natural resources. 


There are roughly 5500 Neste Employees in Europe, Asia and North America. We are the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, and we are also bringing renewable solutions to the aviation and plastics industries. We are looking for the best professionals in their respective fields – people who have the will to make the world a cleaner place to live. 


We are looking for a Credit Trader to join our Renewable Road Transportation Americas Sales team in Houston, Texas. 


Your part in Neste journey 

It is a great time to join us! 


Renewable Road Transportation (RRT) Business Unit is not only one of the major financial contributors to corporate but is also one of the fastest growing businesses in Neste. In RRT, we continue to break growth records, grow into new territories and sign up with new partners and customers. Americas is one of the strategic markets for RRT business and has been demonstrating sustainable growth.


In your role, you will


  • Conduct the management activities within established risk and position limits Managing Neste's US RINs, California LCFS carbon credits, CFP credits business including selling Neste's and optimizing market RINs and carbon credits 
  • Hedge based on information provided by risk management group including position management 
  • Work with cross functions in evaluating current and long-term market needs and supply availability to match demands in terms of quantity, quality and timing
  • Be active player in the market while analyzing market fundamentals, drivers, and trends
  • Collaborate with the pricing team to proactively conduct analysis, forecast potential changes to higher management on direction, trend, key market benchmarks and position management strategies 
  • Build and maintain market knowledge through interaction with other market participants
  • Develop and maintain professional relationship with regulatory committees
  • Monitor and advise possible changes in EMTS and LCFS requirements, notifying affected parties and updating reporting and/or analysis process as required
  • Provide support to other parts of the business as it relates to EMTS/LCFS/CFP regulatory activity
  • Actively communicate with management of trading activities and coordinate with trade finance, chartering, operational management and contract execution. 
  • Build relationships with relevant stakeholders including customers, brokers, traders, reporting agencies, analysts, news reporters, etc. 
  • Compile reports and forecasts for internal and external purposes. 
  • Lead standardisation and accessibility of key sustainability information  
  • Assist sales team with physical sales as needed 


You will work closely with our cross functional teams including but not limited to Business Development and Strategy, Marketing, Finance, Pricing, Supply Chain and Operations in the Americas region and will also work within our wider organisation across regions with our global network of trading organisations across multiple business units. Our work combines accountability, cooperation, and the desire to develop and renew. Working safely at all times is essential to all of us.


We have a small, yet highly professional and capable team of experts working in the RRT Americas Sales Team. Our team is responsible for continuing to grow our sales via solution selling, expanding our product and services to new markets and regions and dedicated to driving continuous improvement in bettering our financial result. We work via multiple channels to markets to optimize our participation effectiveness, and we also play an active role in supporting industry advocacy to promote green energy and circular economy.


Keys to success in this role


  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and strategic mindset 
  • Experience in fuel markets including diesel, heating oil, jet fuel, and gasoline 
  • Strong knowledge and experience trading RINs and LCFS carbon credits 
  • Strong understanding of market fundamentals as well as hedging and derivatives 
  • Good understanding of product flows and value chains in fuel markets 
  • Good knowledge of biofuels legislation and regulations including the Renewable Fuel Standard, and the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Oregon Clean Air Act Program 
  • A passionate belief that sustainable, low-carbon, clean-burning fuels are an important part of the solution in managing climate change and pollution 
  • 5 years of relevant work experience in trading environment 
  • Solid presentation and communication skills 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications as well as Google Suite proficiency
  • Willing to travel at least 25% of time 
  • Professional competency in English, both written and spoken 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or equivalent education 


We also value 


  • Oil and gas industry experience 
  • Understanding of current Federal and State regulatory environments related to carbon trading programs 


The key behaviors and values we expect for this role are the following 


  • Safety 
  • Self starter 
  • Results oriented
  • Stress-resistant personality and positive mindset 
  • Analytical and problem solving 
  • Ability to work both independently, as a project/action lead, and as a team member 
  • Adaptability to rapid business growth and change management 
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and interact effectively and efficiently in an international and diverse environment with cross functional partners (different cultures, values and time zones) 
  • Strong negotiator & ambitious personality 
  • Strong team player


In accordance, we believe in people who find new ways of doing things – people for whom safety and sustainability are part of their professional skills. Customer mindset is essential to all of us at Neste and we work hard to find the best solutions for our customers. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. If all this, as well as our values on responsibility, cooperation, innovation and excellence resonate with you, you are the talent we are looking for. 

Come and do meaningful work in a community that has its eyes set forward!  


The recruitment process includes interviews and aptitude testing.


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. 


Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.


We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 

To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 


We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 


At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. 

The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.

In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.


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