Logistics Manager

The Logistics Manager will be responsible for developing and executing the overall logistics plan/strategy for US operations.

Decarbonizing the energy sector is an urgent challenge and geothermal energy is poised to play a central role. We are expanding our team to help make this vision a reality. Fervo Energy has developed technology to make geothermal power scalable and cost-effective. Join us and work alongside world-class engineers, researchers, investors, and developers in making geothermal a key pillar of our climate-friendly energy future.

Description

The Logistics Manager will be responsible for developing and executing the overall logistics plan/strategy for US operations. The job will consist of delivering competitive and affordable logistics services, identifying local logistics capabilities and developing logistics strategies, and implementing fit for purpose standardized logistics processes, systems and technology. A successful candidate must possess a detailed understanding of upstream Oil and Gas sand and logistics categories, with experience in identifying and executing sustainable opportunities for value creation (cost savings, cost avoidance, revenue enhancement) and risk reduction, and a strong understanding of the proppant market.

Requirements

  • Lead logistics procurement strategies. Identify and develop strategic partner carriers
  • Drive the commercial strategy for the following categories: proppant, logistics, transportation, and system type for onsite storage related to sand
  • Create a logistics network to ensure costs, footprints, services and locations meet the company’s strategic needs
  • Develop and execute logistics contracting strategies for all scopes of logistics. After contracts are in place, maintain accountability for the appropriate contract and supplier management
  • Responsible for tracking, reporting, and forecasting spend related to relevant categories
  • Oversee complex category-specific sourcing strategy including development, implementation, evaluation, negotiation, preparation and execution of the contracts in support of operations
  • Perform market analysis and leverage supply chain knowledge to articulate market trends that may impact internal stakeholders and category strategies; Develop a strategy to ensure access to materials and delivery of sand to frac locations for company operations
  • Lead continuous improvement and cost savings programs
  • Develop Supply Chain Logistics Management policy & procedures for compliance
  • Serve as a commercial and technical subject matter expert having a detailed understanding of frac sand, trucking logistics, rail logistics and onsite frac sand systems

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field
  • 5-8 years of upstream oil and gas logistics management
  • Proven record in developing negotiation strategies and conducting supplier negotiations with the capability to meet targets, manage concessions, and deliver results
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
  • Strong supply chain background with the ability to interact with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Excellent networking and communication skills complemented by the ability to develop and sustain strategic relationships
  • Self-starter with a track record of strategic initiative development and management
  • Experience procuring logistics services for Oil & Gas or Geothermal industry

About Fervo Energy

Fervo Energy commercializes technology to own, develop, and operate geothermal assets as the dispatchable foundation to a 100% clean energy future. As a 24/7, reliable clean energy resource, geothermal energy has a major role to play in the future electric grid and Fervo Energy’s key innovations bring a full suite of modern technology to make geothermal cost competitive. Fervo’s innovations include technologies such as advanced computational models, horizontal drilling, and distributed fiber optic sensing that we have developed with partners including Schlumberger, ARPA-E, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Fervo is supported through Cyclotron Road, the Department of Energy, Stanford University, and Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

Fervo Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

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