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Fuel Planner in Charlotte, NC at Circle K

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

At Circle K, our Global Logistics organization is very proud to be at the heart of our supply operations and are responsible for the logistics from fuel terminals to our station network. We are making sure that the product is lifted from 250 terminals in North America and more than 40 in Europe, are fueled and supplied through a network of dedicated employees and more than a 1000 vehicles hauling for us. In Global Logistics at Circle K, we are all about employees who want to make a difference every day.

Circle K is looking for a Fuel Planner to work in the largest fuel distribution stream in North America. Candidates for this job must have a strong eye for detail, provide quick and strategic solutions, adapt to sudden changes, manage difficult and complex challenges, and work collaboratively with excellent oral and written communication skills. We are looking for fast paced, self-motivated team players who must have a positive attitude and extreme determination as we build a strong carrier network capable of scaling to support the fastest growing convenience store company in history. We seek individuals who value customer satisfaction and are available to work weekend and some evening hours.        



  • Ensure precise, cost effective fuel distribution planning and cost reduction for overall transportation
  • Summarizing, analysis and reporting of distribution planning indicators, as well as other relevant reports
  • Ensure implementation of logistics strategies in accordance with development goals, ensure achievement of goals and plans
  • Perform necessary control mechanisms daily, to ensure the volume and quality within supply chain from oil terminals to end-consumers
  • Ensure information exchange with internal and external partners
  • Ensure close relations with suppliers and clients in accordance with Circle K ethics and HSSE policy
  • Represent logistics unit in cooperation with other units in the company or external cooperation partners
  • Engage in cooperation with sales unit and customer service unit to gain high standard customer service. Act proactively in search for opportunities how to improve achievement of goals.
  • Show immediate reaction and suggest solutions to customer complaints
  • Maintain close relations with external suppliers to gain understanding of products and services;
  • Ensure good routine of registration and retaining of information relevant for execution of duties.
  • Provides day to day work direction to our motor fuel common carriers to insure compliance with Circle K SOP, lifting instructions, load shifting, inventory levels, and arbitrage capture
  • Insures compliance with local, state and federal legal requirements by assisting common carriers during fuel conversion seasons
  • Monitor store level inventories and work with motor fuel common carriers to prevent run outs
  • Review Fuel Dispatch system to insure proper setup parameters, sales trends, supply sources, and tank    
  • Provides after hours coverage for emergencies that are not resolved by support team members
  • Works as liaison between carrier, supply and accounting departments to resolve any questions/issues


The Ideal candidate will  have considerable experience within IT supplier management, procurement and project management. In addition, we expect

  • Fluent in English. Bilingual in French or Spanish preferred
  • High school diploma required.  Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred; other combinations of job related experience and education that meet the requirements may be substituted
  • 3 - 5 year experience working in a petroleum dispatch department and/or in heavy trucking industry
  • Must be computer literate in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Requires experience working with TMW Fuel dispatch software or similar
  • Basic knowledge of dangerous goods transportation and relevant legislation.   

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are examples of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be considered that might assist those individuals with disabilities in order to perform the essential task and duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is required to use his/her hands in order to handle or grasp items of varying weight. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with both hands and arms.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT: Reasonable accommodations will be considered that might assist those individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks and functions of their job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate at a normal range.

The lighting will include natural light from the outside as well as fluorescent lighting throughout the work areas.

 Job duties may change with or without advance notice.


We encourage you to apply by 19 April 2019.

Contact person: Fleet Manager Eastern Zone, Curtis Walker, +1 (479) 5309588.

We know great companies are built from within, by great people like you. Come grow with us!

We are looking forward to your application!