New Feedstock Development Manager - Singapore

Long-term contract
Localisation Singapore
No remote
1 yrs of exp.
Posted on 07-04-2024

EcoCeres, Inc.

A biofuel and bioproducts platform that turns waste into wonders with strong R&D capability. The company includes businesses of Bio-Grease Utilization and Agricultural Waste Utilization.

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Key Responsibilities:

1. Feedstock Expansion Strategy:

  • Develop a comprehensive strategy with feedstock & commercial leaders and execute to expand EcoCeres' access to a variety of renewable feedstocks worldwide, including Animal Fat, POME, Fish Fat, Technical Corn Oil, cover crops, tree oils, and novel feedstocks.
  • Identify new sourcing regions, establish partnerships, and negotiate supply agreements to secure reliable and diverse feedstock sources.

2. Refinery Capacity Alignment:

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to ensure feedstock aggregation aligns with the growing capacity of EcoCeres' renewable refineries, optimizing utilization and profitability.
  • Monitor feedstock supply and demand trends to make informed decisions on capacity planning and feedstock optimization.

3. Trading and Risk Management:

  • Leverage trading experience to create a strategic approach to feedstock sourcing and trading, ensuring EcoCeres remains in a favorable position to choose the best feedstock volumes and trade the excess.
  • Develop risk management strategies to mitigate potential disruptions in feedstock supply and market fluctuations.

4. Partner and Supplier Engagement:

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with potential partners, feedstock suppliers, and agricultural companies, identifying opportunities for strategic partnerships that align with EcoCeres' mission and objectives.

5. Reporting and Collaboration:

  • Collaborate closely with the Feedstock VP to align feedstock strategies with business goals and initiatives.
  • Provide regular reporting on feedstock sourcing, trading, and supply chain activities to senior leadership and relevant stakeholders.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Agriculture, Supply Chain Management, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven track record in a leadership role within feedstock sourcing, trading, or supply chain management, preferably within the renewable energy or related industries.
  • Extensive experience in sourcing diverse renewable feedstocks, with a deep understanding of the regional feedstock market dynamics.
  • Strong trading experience and risk management skills, with the ability to navigate market fluctuations and optimize trading opportunities.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to establish and nurture strategic partnerships.
  • Experience in building and leading global teams, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
  • Familiarity with the renewable energy landscape and an understanding of waste carbon conversion technologies is a plus.
  • Flexibility to work from Singapore.
  • Willingness to travel internationally as required.

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