Specialist, Supply

Pilot Company

Company Description

Pilot Company is the 10th largest privately held company in North America with more than 28,000 team members. As the industry-leading network of travel centers, we have more than 950 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division is a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation’s busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.


Founded in 1958, we are proud to be family owned and consider our team members to be part of the family. Our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated fueling people and keeping North America moving.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Description

The purpose of this job is to oversee the daily purchase of fuel in the assigned region and ensure all contractual obligations are met.

Essential Functions 

  1. Purchase fuel and ensure the supply mix between rack supply, contracts, shipped barrels, and day deals are planned daily to maximize profitability
  2. Coordinate directly with the fuel scheduler to direct current and future inventory levels of fuel into all markets in assigned region
  3. Collaborate with all team members in the region to ensure proper maintenance of all contracts, pricing, freight, and loading numbers
  4. Execute the supply hedge strategy; direct the trading group to buy and sell future contracts as approved by manager
  5. Audit the marking and buying plan; make necessary adjustments based upon supply and market conditions
  6. Collaborate with other regions on the overall strategy regarding pipelines and adjust inventory mix as needed
  7. Manage supply contract allocation and request additional volume from suppliers when needed
  8. Assist the wholesale team with market intelligence and contract allocations
  9. Ensure hedged barrels are pulled correctly and at designated location
  10. Coordinate all system activities, setups, and maintenance for products and supply choices; ensure all changes are communicated to cross functional depts. in a timely manner
  11. Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  12. Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  13. Complete other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred, or equivalent relevant industry experience required

Specialized Knowledge

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Knowledge of fuel and energy markets preferred
  • Understanding of the energy industry and infrastructure as well as commodity economics preferred


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members and departments
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and resolve problems with a high sense of urgency
  • Ability to work with many distractions and interruptions

Additional Information

  • Nation-wide Medical Plan/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Schedule Weekly Pay

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