• Supply, Government Affairs, Safety and Compliance Intern

    Job Locations US-MO-Columbia
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/14/2018 9:01 AM)
    # 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 Supply, Government Affairs, and Safety and Compliance Intern will work with the Vice President of Supply and Government Affairs to learn supply department functions, driver fitness determinations, environmental remediation, and file maintenance for MFA Oil Company.

    We offer competitive compensation plans, profit sharing and affordable benefit options. 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


    • Assist and prepare cargo tank file maintenance forms and records.
    • Learn to engage in price negotiations.
    • Learn lobbying techniques
    • Research and study leak detection, environmental cleanup methods, and pipeline shipments.
    • Assist/learn/evaluate terminal operations.
    • Other special projects assigned by supervisor.
    • 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 Agricultural Economics, Environmental Management, Safety, or related degree.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills
    • Travel required
    • Driver’s license required.
    • Must meet Company requirements, including successful background and MVR check, and drug test.
    • Knowledge of good workflow principles.
    • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand the English language to communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors

    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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