Head of Olefins Trading at Koch Industries (Houston, TX)

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Koch Minerals & Trading (KM&T) companies offer global coverage and world-class market knowledge in diverse commodities - both in their physical and paper form. These companies are backed by worldwide capabilities and Koch Resources, LLC's strong credit rating. KM&T companies have a unique analysis and relationship-based foundation that has become their trademark in the global marketplace.

We are currently seeking a candidate for our Head of Olefins Trading position based in Houston, TX!

Our ideal candidate has a proven track record of commercial success in addition to the following attributes:

  • Ability to focus on problem solving with counterparties and develop long term mutually beneficial relationships
  • A lifelong learner who continually seeks to develop market understanding and has a track record in adapting to changing market environments.
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with external customers and suppliers in addition to our broader internal team

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Articulate vision for the business, seek authorities and build capabilities consistent with the vision
  • Generate and drive the development of mental models for olefins and resins that create new or higher quality opportunities
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of physical options needed relative to the vision and MM's for ethylene, propylene and resins
  • Responsible for efficiently executing trades relative to MM's and authorities, managing liquidity constraints, and accurately recording and reconciling trades and positions

The Experience You Will Bring

  • Experience in proprietary trading as well as asset optimization, with a strong entrepreneurial approach and high degree of motivation
  • Extensive knowledge of the petrochemical value chain as well as experience with the ethylene and propylene trade or derivatives in the United States
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in the petrochemical industry as a Trader or other relevant commercial position
  • Bachelor's degree
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

What Will Put You Ahead
  • Established network of regional/global contacts

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

More Information on Koch Industries
Koch Industries operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Wichita, KS. Koch Industries was founded in 1953. It has 31000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 470 open jobs at Koch Industries, click here.
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