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Senior CBFS Trader, Houston

Job Reference: RS0477B

Job Title: Senior CBFS Trader, Houston

Location: US & Canada

Product: Energy

Role: Trading

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international leading commodity conglomerate seeking a Senior CBFS Trader for their office in Houston, Texas.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Physical trading of CBFS Blended Petroleum into refineries across domestic US and Canadian markets, growing the commercial profile of the business with new clients whilst upholding pre-existing clients
  • Handle volume of CBFS & related products (slurries, residual products, cutter stock, allied products etc.) from US Gulf
  • Responsible for your own book and PnL
  • Work with regional and international teams to coordinate price hedging, process of sales, counterparty liaison etc.
  • Ideal candidate will also be responsible for trading and hedging price risk on paper markets
  • Reports into the Managing Director.

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience handling fuel oil across domestic US markets
  • A physical trader, sourcing and selling in different regions – ideal candidate will have experience trading on paper markets also
  • Exposure to and knowledge of related products (slurries, residual products, cutter stock, allied products etc.) is a bonus
  • Knowledge of blending of different grade or residue oil to meet customer requirements of fuel oil specs – ideal candidate will have tanker operation experience
  • Experience originating from North & South American origins is a plus
  • Located in Houston, Texas or happy to relocate – must have the right to work in US

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to  or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.