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Commodity Analyst

Company Name:
Xantrex Technology Inc.
Title: Commodity Analyst
Location: Kentucky-Louisville
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As a global specialist in energy
management
with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of about 31.5 billion US dollars (24 billion Euros) in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
Position Summary:
We seek an individual with high integrity and prior analytical modeling and research experience in the energy, commodity, financial, or related industry. This individual would be championing the process of finding and analyzing pertinent energy commodity information and communicating conclusions to team members, as well as internal and external clients both verbally and in writing. The required character traits and job accountabilities are listed below.
Character Requirements:
Integrity: demonstrates this in all interactions
Initiative: recognizes and acts on what needs to be done without being asked to do it
Decisiveness: has the ability to sort through information and make appropriate and timely decisions
Diligence: energized by being diligent in meeting deadlines and completing tasks on time
Thoroughness: pays close attention to detail and produces accurate work in a timely fashion
Responsibility: understands expectations and follows through in accomplishing them
Position responsibilities:
o Develop complex econometric time-series models for forecasting global energy prices using available historical supply, demand, and pricing data. Must be able to evaluate models for errors, as well as evaluate output of the models versus the patterns of the market being modeled.
o Perform analysis & research within the energy markets, including timing studies, fundamental analysis and technical analysis.
o Utilize statistical software for in-depth statistical analysis of fundamental data.
o Communicate opinions on past, present, and future market movements both verbally and in writing with internal and external clients, colleagues, and senior management in a clear and concise manner.
o Develop global energy market outlooks that are published with regular frequency.
o Keep current with key political and economic developments as they relate to global energy markets.
o Bachelors degree in a quantitative field (Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, etc.)
o 1-5 years experience with prior analytical modeling and research experience in the energy, commodity, financial, or related industry preferred. Equivalent education can substitute experience.
o Analytical self-starter, quick and eager learner, with strong attention to detail
o Strong problem-solving skills focused on providing solutions
o Ability to communicate complex analysis and ideas in a concise manner
o Ability to manage multiple deadlines in a timely manner
o Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher
Non-essential skills and qualifications:
o Energy experience preferred
o Master's degree preferred
Benefits:
o A growing company with a positive industry reputation
o Recognized leader in a market where energy
services
are in demand
o Entrepreneurial company with a positive corporate culture
o Competitive salary and bonus opportunities
o Benefits which include 401(K), Bonus Plan, health, life, dental, vision insurance, short and long term disability, tuition reimbursement, and more
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At Schneider Electric, because we value our employees, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, matching 401(k), training and development opportunities and much more. Join Schneider Electric and together, let's make the most of your energy.
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