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Renewable Fuels Supply & Compliance Coordinator

Regina SK


Job Description:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is a diverse business operating in the agriculture, food, energy and home and building sectors. Based in Saskatoon, Sask., FCL is owned by independent retail co-operatives from across Western Canada that are committed to local investment, community mindedness and lifetime membership benefits. FCL is involved in wholesaling and manufacturing, including refined fuels and lubricants. It also provides administrative and marketing support to its member-owners. For more information, visit www.fcl.crs.  

The Co-operative Retailing System is a network composed of Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and over 180 independent retail co-operatives that help build, feed and fuel individuals and communities in Western Canada. From Vancouver Island to northwestern Ontario and into the Arctic, retail co-ops serve 1.8 million active members and many more customers at 2,500 locations. FCL centrally supplies and supports these retail co-ops. By working together under the CO-OP® brand, we are all committed to local investment, community mindedness and lifetime membership benefits. For more information, visit www.coopconnection.ca.   

FCL invites applications for the position of Renewable Fuels Supply & Compliance Coordinator in our Co-op Refinery Complex located in Regina, Saskatchewan.

The Renewable Fuels Supply & Compliance Coordinator is responsible for regulatory compliance for the Supply and Distribution Department and to provide subject matter expertise and guidance regarding compliance status. They will effectively forecast biodiesel, ethanol and HDRD requirements for CRC and offsite supply point. In addition, they will negotiate annual and spot supply agreements and track inventory to ensure timely delivery to supply the Co-operative Retailing System.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Product Supply Manager, responsibilities for this position include the following: 

  • Monitor provincial and federal renewable fuel blend percentages vs anticipated obligations to ensure that FCL complies with government mandates in all jurisdictions.
  • Forecast and track compliance by jurisdiction on a monthly basis for Renewable Fuel Standards and Clean Fuel Standard and provide monthly update of CRC and FCL’s current compliance status as a key deliverable.
  • Verify, confirm and coordinate monthly Federal Distillate and Gasoline Compliance Unit transfers with exchange partners based on agreements in place per Environment Canada’s monthly reporting timelines and provide Planning and Economics group with agreed to credit transfer data for entry in to federal database. 
  • Provide subject matter expertise on regulatory compliance for renewable fuels, Low Carbon Fuel Standards and other regulations. Provide guidance to Planning and Economics regarding compliance status and identify opportunities for blending optimization to support maximum refinery utilization while minimizing compliance costs.
  • Participate on FCL’s Low Carbon Fuels Committee as a resource to provide market insight and allow FCL to develop a long term sustainability strategy for the Energy portfolio. 
  • Forecast ethanol, biodiesel and HDRD requirements for CRC and offsite supply points, negotiate contracts with renewable fuel suppliers and exchange partners.  
  • Track inventory of Biofuels and coordinate delivery scheduling and adjust schedule when unforeseen circumstances occur. 
  • Manages FCL’s Provincial and Federal credit trading activities with on a monthly and annual basis to minimize cost of compliance. Activities will include developing bid strategies for FCL’s participation in periodic credit auctions
  • Works with Accounting (CRC) & Finance (FCL) departments to ensure consistency of data used for compliance reporting factoring in third party contractual agreements, Interprovincial product movements etc. 
  • Reviews and approves final compliance data and prepare the reports prior to forwarding internally for signature and submission to government agencies.
  • Participate in and/or initiate the development of infrastructure investment decisions for alternative and low carbon fuels. 
  • Assist Product Supply Manager to provide FCL’s input to the Canadian Fuels Association and act as alternate member to support industry advocacy position on key issues.
  • Develop FCL expertise in administering the upcoming Federal Government Lifecycle Analysis model. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and 5-8 years of regulatory, compliance, renewable fuels supply and trading, and biofuels trading experience. Preference for oil and gas industry experience. Excellent negotiation, and relationship building skills including govt. relations, external industry participants, renewable fuels industry etc.   

A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.  

Additional Information:

FCL offers a competitive salary, ongoing personal and professional development, and the opportunity to work with one of western Canada's most successful organizations.

You may be required to undergo a background and substance test in accordance with FCL policies.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline:

Apr 19 2019

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580 Park Street
PO Box 260
Regina, SK S4P 3A1
Canada
Human Resources: careers@fcl.crs