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Supply Chain Compliance Lead


Houston, US

Country/Region:  US
Job Area:  Supply Chain Management
Business Unit:  RP Supply Chain Management

Are you a leader equipped with a sustainability & compliance mindset and with capability to build and develop your team to the next level?


We are looking for a Supply Chain Compliance Lead, Americas in Houston


Your part in Neste journey


Supply Chain Compliance is a global function ensuring the market compliance of Neste renewable products and the supply chain. We have globally around 30 experts working in our Supply chain compliance function. In Houston we have a team of 5 supply chain compliance experts and the team is expected to grow. 

Our team is responsible for ensuring a smooth end-to-end process of Neste's supply chain regarding traceability, GHG criteria and other sustainability information to customers, authorities and internal functions globally to meet the end market requirements. Our role includes interpreting sustainability compliance requirements and implementing them across the Neste value chain. Also, our team is responsible for Neste's sustainability compliance certifications and other verification scheme audits. As a part of Neste's growth strategy our team is expanding in Houston covering the Americas region.


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!


More about the job


Your role on our team

  • Lead and develop the Supply Chain Compliance team in Americas
  • Ensure end market compliance requirements throughout the supply chain
  • Cooperate with suppliers and customers in sustainability compliance issues
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders such as Supply, Sales, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Public Affairs and Sustainability


In addition, you and your team will

  • Maintain and develop supplier compliance related tools and documentation
  • Carry out supplier and internal 2nd party audits as well as participate in 3rd party audits
  • Manage market compliance information of our renewables in Supply Chain operations
  • Work with our in-house developed IT-systems managing the sustainability and market compliance information


Keys to success in this role


The best combination of experiences, skills and background is 

  • 10+ years of working experience from the private sector, preferably from biofuels industry
  • Experience of being in a supervisor role, leading an international team
  • Understanding of the biofuel legislation such as EPA RFS, LCFS, EU RED 
  • Experience from relevant biofuel verification or certification audits
  • Good communication and team work skills
  • Capability of working precisely in detail, but at the same time ability to understand the big picture
  • Good understanding of the IT systems such as Google tools and SAP
  • Excellent command of English, other languages such as Spanish is seen as a merit


Other strengths we value

Ability to visualize information and communicate it clearly to relevant stakeholders 

  • Flexibility and ability to handle pressure 
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently


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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