Job: Lease Representative, West Texas

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Job Description

Western Refining Inc., is seeking a Lease Representative, West Texas. The ideal candidate will be responsible for lease crude acquisition in the West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico areas, and assists in business development and project analysis for crude supplies that would go to El Paso. Acquires and manages economics of outright crude supply from independent producers for the El Paso Refinery. Maintains knowledge of crude oil activity, and movement in the West Texas and Southern New Mexico area in order to maintain crude oil supplies for the refineries. Works closely with Crude Transportation and Pipeline Operations to minimize laid-in cost of crude. Assists the VP of Crude Supply as necessary to manage acquisition of required grades and management of inventories.

Major Job Tasks:

* Maintains regular contact with suppliers and marketing customers via sales calls, site visits, phone calls, and correspondence. Develops long-term crude supplies by providing unmatched customer service and satisfaction.
* Travel required (30%)
* Responsible for managing, evaluating, soliciting, and negotiating crude oil purchases and favorable marketing contracts.
* Monitors crude oil activity and movements in Western's crude supply area to keep Western competitive and knowledgeable of crude supply.
* Coordinate marketing opportunities with refinery and supply & marketing personnel to maximize profitability.
* Analyzes laid-in crude costs and marketing information to facilitate understanding, minimize laid-in costs of crude and maximize profitability.
* Monitors Western's Crude Gathering Operations and provides assistance as needed to ensure an uninterrupted crude supply to the refinery.
* Maintains a competitive analysis file to determine the alternatives of our competition to keep Western competitive with other markets

Western Refining, Inc. is an independent refining and marketing company headquartered in El Paso, Texas. The refining segment operates refineries in El Paso, and Gallup, New Mexico. The retail segment includes retail service stations, convenience stores, and unmanned fleet fueling locations in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas.

We are dedicated to fueling the lives of our customers, by supplying them with products that move them, fly them, feed them, and improve their lives. In fact, we have likely impacted you and you didn't even know it. We are looking for candidates who are interested in more than standard jobs, we want people who care about our community and want to make a difference.

Candidate accepting an offer of employment will be required to pass pre-employment background screening to include post-offer drug and alcohol tests prior to date of hire. It is the policy of Western Refining Company to promote a drug-free work environment.

Western Refining does not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled



Bachelor's degree in Business or other analytical degree.

Proven written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills to compose correspondence, reports, and proposals, communicate with business contacts in a courteous and professional manner, with the ability to work effectively with others in order to coordinate activities and arrive at mutual decisions.

Advance knowledge of mathematics and statistics to calculate and interpret complex data or develop forecasts and computer models.

Ability to provide a high level of customer service by answering questions, providing accurate information, and responding to requests on a timely basis.

Ability to persuade others to a course of action by instructing, convincing, or influencing through professional guidance using logic and example.

Ability to plan and schedule activities over several months, including regular review and coordination of activities required for implementation.

Ability to develop and administer an expense budget for a single profit center.

Ability to develop new ideas and approaches for the creation of new methods, systems, policies or services.

Ability to define problems, collect incomplete and difficult to obtain data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Ability to work effectively with periodic guidance and review by upper management.

30% travel required

Must have a valid drivers' license and provide proof of insurance.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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