Crude Book Lead


Houston, TX, US, 37027

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. We are hiring for the position of Crude Book Lead located in our Brentwood, Tennessee corporate office or Houston, Texas office.


Delek Supply & Trading is seeking a highly skilled Lead Trader to oversee the system and entrepreneurial trading of US Gulf Coast (USGC)  and Cushing Grades markets. The Lead Trader will play a crucial role in optimizing our commercial operations, managing physical and financial exposures, and contributing to the growth and success of our trading activities.


By combining your extensive experience and leadership skills with our dynamic team, you will play a vital role in shaping and driving the success of our crude supply and entrepreneurial trade activities. We look forward to welcoming a passionate and driven Lead Trader to our team to achieve new heights together.


Come and #jointheenergy! We offer top of the line benefits along with health premium re-imbursements.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • As the Senior Commercial Trader, you will be responsible for strategically optimizing our current asset footprint and establishing new commercial businesses that are synergistic with Delek’s asset footprint and corporate framework.
  • Manage and actively trade all physical and financial exposures, with a strong focus on achieving system margin and engaging in entrepreneurial trading.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of global cargo flows and export market variables, enabling you to make informed decisions and manage major exposures effectively. Collaborate with other crude trading heads to devise and implement macro and micro trading views for both book-level and corporate-level trade positions.
  • Participate in the enhancement and evolution of our ETRM (Energy Trading and Risk Management) system and related front, mid, and back-office processes.
  • Display leadership skills by mentoring and guiding less experienced commercial personnel, prioritizing their development and fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Possess a minimum of 10-15 years of related experience in the industry. A Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required, while a Master's or MBA is typically preferred.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary for job-related projects or initiatives.


Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrate a minimum of 10 years of front office experience, with at least 8 years specifically in trading. Showcase in-depth knowledge of US grades trading, as well as a thorough understanding of risk, exposure, ETRM system output, and analytical modeling.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans. 


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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