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Junior Bunker Broker/ Trader

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Junior Bunker Broker/ Trader


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Junior Bunker Broker/ Trader

LQM Petroleum Services, LLC is seeking a hard-working, proactive and ambitious individual to join our marine fuel brokerage team in San Antonio, Texas as a Junior Bunker Broker/ Trader.

The position will be responsible for assisting the brokerage team with marine fuel deals and to help execute and develop business with customer and suppliers.

The Junior Bunker Broker/ Trader will develop and build on their existing skills and attain in depth understanding of marine fuel broking. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing, global team specializing in marketing, sales and distribution of marine fuel products.

LQM Petroleum Services, LLC is one of the largest international marine fuel brokers in the world. With over 35 years of experience and worldwide resources, we are well positioned to meet the wide range of needs of buyers and sellers alike – anywhere, at any time…


The core duties and responsibilities include:

  • Direct solicitation of ship owners, and charterers for marine fuel requirements
  • Build, and maintain a book of business using good negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Consistently analyze market information, resources, and corporate training to increase business acumen.
  • Business travel of approximately 20% is anticipate


Secondary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist brokers with daily tasks
  • Conducts routine market research
  • Attends industry and corporate events
  • Assists brokers and customers with reporting data


The individual requirements include:

BA or BS in maritime, shipping, international trade, business, or a related discipline is required
Minimum of 2 years sales experience in a related industry is preferred, but willing to train the right candidate
The ability to speak and write English fluently
The ability to speak in a 2nd language is desirable
A willingness to meet, entertain, and travel to meet suppliers and customers outside of normal business hours is expected
Ability to work with in an international office environment




Please apply by sending your cover letter, resume, possible references and other relevant documents as part of your application.


Please note, that we are looking to fill the position as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed continuously and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.


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A global leader in marine fuel oil brokerage

LQM Petroleum Services, LLC, is one of the largest international marine fuel oil brokers. With 35 years of experience and worldwide resources, we are well positioned to meet the wide ranging needs of buyers and sellers alike—anywhere, at any time.

LQM was incorporated in the United States in 1982. Today, the company has US offices in Connecticut and Texas; London and Paris. Our offices are staffed with knowledgeable, experienced brokers complemented by a proficient and dedicated team of technology, financial and administrative professionals.