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Shell Demand Management Analyst (Fuels) - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas


Job Title:

Demand Management Analyst (Fuels) - Houston, TX

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Job Description:

The Demand Management Analyst provides analytical support to ensure reliable Fuels supply (branded and unbranded, gasoline and diesel) at competitive costs in a specific Shell region across 3rd party and Equity terminals. Accurate and timely forecasting of fuels demand throughout their region, working closely with Supply and Distribution organizations to ensure fuel supply reliability at lowest possible cost.

This role is focused on creating and maintaining the tools and processes required to support the Demand Management team as efficiently as possible. This role is also responsible for creating and sustaining new ways of working, including business development activities within the Demand Management team.

Tasks include:

  • Business Development

  • Forecasting

  • Day Deal and In-Month optimization adjustments

  • Look Back activities

  • Support the Sales & Operation Process for improved integrated value

  • Develop and run metrics and reports

  • Serve as back-up to Demand Coordinators

The Demand Analyst role requires a strong business focus to ensure maximum integrated value is achieved through our Retail strategies.


  • Forecast fuels demand by product grade across terminals and supply envelopes; Maintain communications with field Sales staff to understand wholesaler demand and issues. Provide relevant forecast and ongoing demand information to Supply/Scheduling organization to allow monthly supply plans to be developed and short-term supply issues to be resolved. Receive and provide communications to field Sales Staff and/or wholesalers to work through supply issues and disruptions; Work with Supply/Distribution groups to monitor and analyze supply reliability and service provider performance, and drive continuous improvement.

  • Competitive, low cost of supply to terminals: Work with Supply/Distribution groups to monitor and analyze cost elements of supply chain; Support analyses and understanding of competitor positions and costs. Support analyzes and understanding of SOPUS commercial alternatives. Provide FSM input into and support Supply/Distribution in development of low cost, competitive alternatives; Provide FSM input into development of transfer values that reflect appropriate principles of cost or fair market value.

  • Support FSM Pricing group in their understanding of logistics issues across terminals and in development of pricing logic in annual rack reviews.

  • Represent FSM business in the Integrated Business Team and support in the integrated decision making across the products supply chain and in cross business issues, facilitating dialogue between and among Shell stakeholder groups.

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Work Location:

Houston - One Thousand Main


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, or related disciplines or requisite business experience.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of broad petroleum downstream industry experience in following areas highly desirable: Supply Logistics Planning, Market/Sales Channel Strategic Planning, Financial Budgeting and Stewardship, Project Management and Costing, Risk-based Economic Modelling and Analysis.

  • Microsoft Suites (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word) experience/knowledge required.

  • Experience with supply chain systems Matrix, Endur, TMS, TDS, Icebox is a plus.

This Demand Analyst job is a key role to develop Retail staff and provides an opportunity to acquire the skillset and experiences potentially leading into a field Territory Manager position. While in this role, the individual will have an opportunity to build knowledge and understanding of the FSM business, processes, financial impact, brand value, marketing programs, pricing and supply, etc.

City, State (if applicable):

Houston, TX