• BPLP Operations Intern

    Job Locations US-MO-Columbia
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    MFA Oil Company is a growing, farmer-owned energy supply cooperative with a long record of success. Founded in 1929, we have grown to become one of the country’s leading propane, refined fuel and lubricant suppliers and we are looking for people with the right blend of experience and knowledge to join our team.


    The BPLP intern will work with various members of the BPLP and logistics teams to support new systems and processes in the delivery of energy products to our customers.  This intern will also develop training materials for field personnel to learn how to build and run reports out of our systems.

    We offer competitive compensation plans, profit sharing and affordable benefit options to our full time employees. If you want to work for a company that invests in employee development and offers opportunities for advancement, join the MFA Oil team today!

    MFA Oil Company is an Equal Opportunity/Drug-Free Employer.


    Internship runs May-August 2019

    Deadline to apply is October 19, 2018


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Learn and develop processes to support our BP/LP field employees in the implementation of our new systems.
    • Export data from one system into Microsoft Excel and format for reporting and presentation.
    • Maintain timely and professional communication with management, employees, vendors and customers. Keep supervisor informed of any problems and/or any issues that need attention.
    • Work to develop and implement systems training for field personnel.
    • Work directly with business units to assess and improve processes and reporting.
    • Work with business units to provide any necessary information they need to perform service or make deliveries (directions, order information, prices, etc.).
    • Build relationships with CSR’s and drivers through exceptional communication skills.
    • Communicate with Logistics Team, drivers, CSRs, and Plant Managers as needed to confirm data integrity.
    • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
    • Know and adhere to company policies and procedures.
    • Follow posted work schedule, and adhere to proper clocking procedures to accurately reflect hours worked.
    • Maintain timely and professional communication with management, employees, and customers. Keep supervisor informed of any problems and/or any issues that need attention.
    • Participate in and contribute to MFA Oil’s formalized internship program.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • A current student or May graduate of current year, majoring in Agriculture, Business, Logistics or related degree.
    • Must have computer knowledge and familiar with Microsoft Office products. Additionally, an understanding of advanced formulas in Microsoft Excel (SUMIFS, COUNTIFS, VLOOKUP) preferred.
    • Strong communication skills including the ability to train others and present in front of groups
    • Some travel required
    • Knowledge of good workflow principles.
    • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand the English language to communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors

    Preferred Skills

    Preferred Skills:

    • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of time management skills.
    • Able to perform detail work with accuracy and grasp new concepts quickly.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential.
    • Ability to work well with others and at a fast pace.
    • Ability to set priorities and goals and develop plans for achieving them.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational and creative problem solving skills.
    • Excellent customer service, written, and verbal communication skills.


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